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Gicquel/ Delrue strike historic gold for France
Date: 4/14/2024 12:41 AM
Published by : Sara Gonzalez Martinez (BEC)
Thom Gicquel and Delphine Delrue clinch the mixed doubles title at the 2024 European Championships, marking a historic first European Championships gold medal for France.

The pair have achieved several great feats on the international stage. Their journey to the top includes a bronze at the 2019 European Games, a silver in 2023, and finishing as runner-ups at the last European Championships in Madrid. This year, however, they broke through to gold with their superb performances throughout the tournament. The second-seeded French duo overcame Denmark's top-seeded Mathias Christiansen/ Alexandra Bøje in straight games, 21-16 21-15.

Toma Junior Popov shocks Viktor Axelsen in stunning victory
It was a great day for France at the European Championships and among their success, Toma Junior Popov’s impressive win stands out. Popov claimed a significant victory over the world number one, Viktor Axelsen, in a riveting three-game match. This marked the first time Popov defeated Axelsen, winning 19-21, 21-17, 21-9, and securing his spot in the Road to Paris ranking to represent France at the Olympics in men’s singles, overtaking his brother Christo Popov.

To see all of today’s results, click here.

Final showdowns approach, with four titles on the line
With the mixed doubles finals concluded, four more final matches are set to unfold. Check the order of play here.

Matches will be starting at 2PM (CEST) and you can watch them live on BadmintonEurope.tv

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