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Peter De Backer out on first day in Hurghada

Posted by on December 2, 2018

Peter De Backer out on first day in Hurghada

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Tobias Bouerdick knocked-out Peter De Backer at the finish line

HURGHADA - The World Cup adventure of Peter De Backer came to a quick end in Hurghada. On Egyptian soil, where the Belgian could shine in his better days, he was knocked down in the first round on Sunday. The young German Tobias Bouerdick defeated the player who should survive some days with a minimal score. In the equalizer, at 30-23, De Backer scored six times and then missed his last: 30-29 in 21 innings. De Backer's illusion has been disturbed, what remains is a pleasant stay on the banks of the Red Sea.

The Turk Muhammed Cavusoglu led the ranking after the first day with 4 points and 1.276 ahead of Tobias Bouerdick with 4 points and 1.000 and Frenchman Bernard Baudoin with four points and 0.952. The Egyptian players finished with eight in the sixteen group winners. Samer Kamal was the best. The American George Karam finished in the top five. Dutchman Wilco van Wijk was the first runner up 3 match points and 0.689 and may return fort he second day of the tournament.

The first interesting groups are coming up: Jacob Haack Sörensen plays in the group with Gülsen Degener, Bernard Baudoin with Antonio Montes and Herbert Szivacz and Tobias Bouerdick with Ronny Brants and Radek Novak.

The German Ludwig Setz (0 points, 0.155) and Polish player Dawid Tonojan (0 points, 0.163) closed the day as the numbers last of the 48 starters.

The days best, Muhammed Cavusoglu

Peter De Backer, out after one day in Hurghada World Cup


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