2019 European Open Championships

June 27, 2019

The 9th European Open Championships, which took place in Istanbul, Turkey, over the course of two weeks, has now concluded.

A thrilling final day saw the lead change hands several times before the allocation of the final set of medals was decided.

Congratulations to Team Mossop on winning the Open Teams competition. The team was made up of Jason Hackett, Justin Hackett, Alexander Hydes, Edward Jones, David Mossop and Thomas Paske (picture).

David Gold (England) and Richard Mark Plackett (Wales) finished second in the Jean-Paul Meyer I Pairs, just behind first placed French pair Baptiste Combescure and Cédric Lorenzini. Gunnar Hallberg (England) and Frederic Wrang (Sweden) finished third in the same event.

England also had success winning bronze in both the Women's and Senior's teams events. Team Desadima (Sally Brock, Barbara Drinovec Drnovsek (Slovenia), Marusa Gold, Susanna Gross, Diana Nettleton and Debbie Sandford) won bronze in the Women's Teams and team Penfold (John Holland, David Kendrick, Sandra Penfold, Norman Selway and Brian Senior) won bronze in the Seniors Team event.