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History will be made (Photo: Mark Phelan)
Primorye Vladivostok looking to become most successful club in history
Date: 6/16/2018 3:34 PM
Published by : Alan Raftery
Primorye Vladivostok, who have won the club championship 6 times out of the last 10 championships, including an impressive 4 in-a-row, are eyeing up a chance to re-claim their title, and make history. 

Leading them to battle will be top Men’s Doubles pair of Vladimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov. By winning a 7th championship, it would equal current leaders, the legendary team of Gentofke BK (DEN). Although, the Russian side have a far superior number of runners-up finishes with 9. 

A triple crown
All eyes are on Issy Les Moulineaux BC, who are the top seeds and planning to continue their great form and secure a triple crown in Bialystok, Poland. Continued good form from Lucas Corvee and the Stoeva sisters will be pivotal to them regaining their championship. There will be fierce competition from fellow French team BC Chambly Oise, who have the veteren Robert Mateusiak and Aleksandra Walaszek playing on a home court, and strong Women's Singles options in Kirsty Gilmour and Beatriz Corrales.

The championship will commence this Tuesday 19th June and come to a conclusion on Saturday 23rd June. Here are the groups and the seedings:
 
GROUP 1
Issy Les Moulineaux BC (FRA) (1)
Lokomotiva Kosice (SVK)
Moss BK (NOR)

GROUP 2
BC Chambly Oise (FRA) (2)
Valmiera BK (LAT)
Suwalki KB Litpol-Malow (POL)

GROUP 3
Calvi Network BC Milano (ITA) (3/4)
ACD Che Lagoense (POR)
BAD79 Anderlecht (BEL)
BK 1973 DELTACAR Benátky nad Jizerou (CZE)

GROUP 4
Primorye Vladivostok (RUS) (3/4)
UKS Hubal Bialystok (POL)
BC Jonglenster (LUX)
Recreativo Ies La Orden (ESP)

For all the fixtures and squad lists click here.

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