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Thomas Andersen winner Nordic championship

Posted by on October 9, 2017

Thomas Andersen winner Nordic championship

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Thomas Andersen (left), final winner at the Nordic championship

COPENHAGEN - The Danish player Thomas Andersen is the new Nordic three cushion champion. The Nordic championship was played in Copenhagen, Denmark. In a tense final against Martin Olesen (DK), Andersen won 40-35 in 36 innings. With the title win, Thomas Andersen follow up his Danish championship title win in 2016.
In the semi-final meetings at the Nordic championship, four Danish players matched up. Martin Olesen who was the surprise of the tournament: he defeated the reigning Danish champion Allan Schrøder 40-24 in 31 innings. In the orther semi-final, Thomas Andersen played against Brian Knudsen, the runner-up at the last two editions. At the break, Thomas Andersen was far behind. Brian Knudsen led 21-6 after 8 innings. But after a stunningly and fantastic come-back, Andersen won this match 40-36 in 25 innings.
The reigning Nordic champion Lars Dunch lost in the 1/8 finals to René Hendriksen. He finished number 9 in the tournament. Lars Dunch played the best match of the tournament in a match with 2.307 average. Allan Schrøder scored the highest run with 13.
Final result of the SIMONIS Nordic 3-cushion championship 2017: (best 8 players)
1 Thomas Andersen (DK) 1.289
2 Martin Olesen (DK) 1.049
3 Brian Knudsen (DK) 1.214
4 Allan Schrøder (DK) 1.086
5 Tonny Carlsen (DK) 1.282
6 René Hendriksen (DK) 1.217
7 David Pennør (SE) 1.062
8 Jan Clausen (DK) 0.816.
The SIMONIS Nordic Championship 3-Cushion 2017 was organized by the Danish Billiard Federation and the Nordic Billiard Council.



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