With the second place in her group, Malamatenia Papadimitriou qualified for the main board of athletes under 19 in the WTT Youth Contende table tennis which is in progress in Vladislavovo and the Olympic Training Center Cetniewo. The Greek champion scored a victory and a defeat, was on the board of “32” and on Wednesday will seek a good placement.
In the junior category, 15 qualifying groups were formed at the Polish Open. Papadimitriou was in the lead in the 15th and advanced very hard on the board as second. In its premiere, it was defeated by Yeh Yi Tian from Taipei with a 3-0 set (9-11, 5-11, 6-11).
In the second match, she gave a crucial and very strong match with the Czech Anna Klebererova. He gained the lead, then found himself back with 1-2 sets and finally prevailed with 3-2 and the fifth set to be completed in overtime (12-10, 5-11, 9-11, 11-5, 13-11).
In the third match, the Asian Tian defeated Klebererova 3-0 and at that point the 18-year-old athlete of the Women’s National Team secured the qualification.
In the first round it was drawn with Cheng Pu Xuan from Taipei, who had taken first place in the fifth qualifying group with two victories. The match takes place on Wednesday morning and, if the left-handed international reaches the victory, he will meet in the 16th team either the Swede Lech Muskador or the Korean Kim Gezin.
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