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Spurred on by the cheers of the passionate Polish supporters waving their red and white flags, Bartlomiej Mroz secured victory in his men’s singles SU5 match against Malaysian Mohammad Faris Ahmad Azri at the TOTAL BWF World Para-Badminton Championships 2019.

A Hard-Fought Battle

Having never won straight games against Mohammad, Mroz started strong, ending the first game 21-13. However, he faced a challenge in the second game, allowing the Malaysian to take a steady lead up to 14-9. Despite the pressure, Mroz regained his composure and ultimately won the game with a score of 21-16.

Mroz expressed his satisfaction with the match, saying, “It was a good but intense match, and I was very tired. I needed to catch my breath between points, but I really feel at home here. It’s a fantastic atmosphere, and my friends cheering in the crowd just made me so happy.”

Overcoming Challenges

This year has been a period of adjustment for Mroz, with a new coach and a new game plan. However, his performance on the court today is a testament to the hard work and dedication put into his training. Reflecting on his journey, Mroz said, “It took a while, but we’ve found a balance, and I feel healthy and confident coming to this tournament.” He also mentioned that he has been observing the matches of able-bodied athletes in the other playing hall to gather inspiration and improve his own game.

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Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj’s Signature Style

In the men’s singles SL4 category, India’s Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj achieved an easy victory, defeating Germany’s Tim Haller with a score of 21-4, 21-9. Yathiraj is known for his ability to deceive opponents with his unpredictable shots. He commented, “That’s what I do. Just when they expect me to smash, I might drop the shuttle softly at the net or use any other trick that comes to mind to outmaneuver my opponent.” Yathiraj is looking forward to facing formidable opponents like teammate Tarun and France’s Lucas Mazur in future matches.

Chinese Athletes Dominating Women’s Doubles

In the women’s doubles WH1-2, the German pair of Elke Rongen and Valeska Knoblauch faced a tough defeat against China’s Yin Menglu and Liu Yutong, with a score of 21-7, 21-9. Rongen praised their Chinese opponents, saying, “The Chinese girls may be young enough to be my children, but they are excellent athletes. They train professionally and regularly, continuously improving their skills and strength.”

Talking Point: Tim Haller’s Strategy

Tim Haller from Germany shared his thoughts on his performance, stating, “I feel good, but I could have done better. My footwork was OK, and I was running well, but I could have made fewer mistakes. I have to win my next match against Olek Donstov of Russia, and he has to lose to Hugo Saumier of France, then I can make it to the next round.”

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FAQs

Q: Where can I find full results for the BWF World Championships?
A: You can find the complete results on the Carnegiecentre website.

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Q: Who is known for their deceptive shots in men’s singles SL4?
A: Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj from India is renowned for his ability to outsmart opponents with unexpected shots.

Q: Which German pair competed in the women’s doubles WH1-2?
A: Elke Rongen and Valeska Knoblauch represented Germany in the women’s doubles WH1-2 category.

Conclusion

The BWF World Championships showcased incredible performances from talented para-badminton athletes. From intense battles to impressive strategies, each match demonstrated the dedication and skills of these remarkable individuals. As the tournament progresses, fans can expect more thrilling encounters and inspiring moments that celebrate the true spirit of the sport. Stay updated with the latest news and results by visiting the Carnegiecentre.