Frederik Colberg and Rasmus Fladbirg win the 42nd Hungarian International. (Photo: by Mark Phelan)
Fladberg and Colberg claim victory at Hungarian International
Date: 11/5/2017 11:14 PM
Published by : Mireille van Daal
Rasmus Fladberg and Frederik Colberg (Denmerk) are the winners of the 42nd  edition of the Hungarian International in the Men’s doubles event. In the final they beat their compatriots Joel Eipe/Philip Seerup in two games.

Rasmus and Frederik were the runner ups of last year’s edition, but this year they managed to claim the title. ‘It always takes something special to win tournaments’ Rasmus stated to Badminton Europe. During the tournament they did not always have an easy run, as they were struggling to find a consistent level and dealing with the circumstances throughout matches. ‘However, I think we managed to find the right solutions at the deciding moments anyways, which is what was essential for winning the title’ Rasmus continues.

After all, Rasmus and Frederik are very happy with their win in Budapest.  ‘We are very happy to take this title, which boosts our motivation for the upcoming challenges!’

Read: Preview Hungarian International 2017

Two titles for Alina Davletova

Russia’s youngster Alina Davletova managed to win two titles in Budapest. In women’s doubles she beat fellow Russian players Elena Komendrovskaja/Maria Shegurova in two games with her partner Ekatarina Bolotova. In mixed doubles she played with Rodion Alimov and managed to beat mixed pair Soren Gravholt (Denmark)/Louise Eriksson (Sweden).

Winning streak completed for Victor Svendsen

Victor Svendsen (Denmark, pictured above) has finished his amazing streak with a tournament win at Budapest. After beating Vladimir Malkov (Russia) and Kalle Koljonen (Finland) in quarter- and semi- finals, Pablo Abian was his last contester to beat. Victor completed this challenge by beating Pablo Abian in three sets.

Also Aliye Demirbag (Turkey) had a good run at the Hungarian International, but her fellow country women Neslihan Yigit surpassed her in the final.

An overview of the finals

Men’s doubles
Frederik Colberg/Rasmus Fladberg (Denmark) beat Joel Eipe/Philip Seerup (Denmark) : 21-18 21-14

Women’s doubles
Alina Davletova/ Ekatarina Bolotova (Russia) beat Elena Komendrovskaja/Maria Shegurova (Russia): 21-13 21-19

Mixed doubles
Alina Davletova/ Rodion Alimov (Russia) beat Soren Gravholt (Denmark)/Louise Eriksson (Sweden): 25-23 21-16

Men’s singles
Victor Svendsen (Denmark) beat Pablo Abian (Spain): 21-13 15-21 21-12

Women’s singles
Neslihan Yigit (Turkey) beat Aliye Demirbag (Turkey): 21-11 17-21 21-18

For the results of the Hungarian International 2017 see here

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