Monday, September 03, 2007

Blomdahl takes yet another title in Egypt

Three cushion World Cup event in Hurghada, EgyptSweden's Torbjörn Blomdahl won the three cushion World Cup event in Hurghada, Egypt.

In the final he defeated surprise finalist Martin Horn (Germany) 3-1 (0-15, 15-6, 15-10, 15-13).

Dick Jaspers from Netherlands and Frédéric Caudron (Belgium) shared third spot.

Blomdahl is dominating the World Cup at the moment. He has won four out of five events this season and five of the last six overall.

Jaspers' 2.259 was the highest average in the tournament. He also had the highest single match average (3.214!). Caudron had the highest run of 15.

The win further strengthens Blomdahl's lead in the World Cup Ranking. Caudron stays in second. Jaspers stays in third.

Blomdahl also sits atop the World Players Ranking. Caudron rises to second while Daniel Sanchez (Spain) drops to third.

The event took place August 28 - September 1 2007, at the Sunrise Garden Beach Resort, Hurghada, Egypt. It was the fifth event of seven in the 2007 World Cup. The next leg is in Mexico City, Mexico, October 15-21.

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