European Para Table Tennis Championships, Lasko Slovenia
Today the finals for the single event of the European Para Table Tennis Championships took place in Lasko Slovenia. 295 players from 34 countries are participating in this major event and Romania is represented by: Dorina Vargatu (class 4 ), Gabriela Constantin (class 6 ), Maria Stanescu (class 8) Ioana Tepelea (class 10), Dacian Makszin (class 3 ), Ioan Dirlea (class 3 ), Petru Ifrosa (class 4 ), Bobi Simion (class 6 ), Victor Doana (class 7). Coaches : Alexandru Gheorghe , Anca Chereches si Dan Nasui.
Congratulations to Bobi Simion who won a bronze medal winning against the no 2 seed and Rio Paralympic winner in class 6, Peter Rosenmeier. Gabita and Dacian finished in 5th place as they did 2 years ago in Denmark and our youngest player Ioana Tepelea also finished in 5th place being beaten by the gold medal winner and multiple Paralympic champion Natalia Partyka from Polond in the final eight playoff. Congratulations to all the Romanian team!