Evans progresses in Swedish Olympic Qualifyer

Updated: January 20, 2012

Swedish International Olympic Badminton Qualifying Event

Men’s Singles: First up for Scott Evans Ireland’s number one men’s Singles player was Israel’s number one Milsha Zilberman. Scott took control of the match against the World no 75 from Israel winning with a comprehensive 2 set victory 21-15 21-19.

Next up will be Sylvain Ternon of France who met Evans in Estonia last week and Scott will be hoping to repeat his winning performance on Swedish soil.

Women Singles: It is the first tournament of the New Year for Chloe Magee who faced a difficult opponent in Karin Schnaase of Germany. Chloe started well in this match leading the first set at 11. From this interval Schnaase found her form and came back to take the opening set 21-17. Chloe started the second set badly and despite a brief come back she was unable to stop Schnaase who went on to take the second set and match with a 21-12 scoreline.

Next up for Chloe is the mixed doubles with her partner Sam Magee against the Danish duo of Sorensen and Kjaersfeldt .

Swedish International 2012

Mens Singles

Round 64
Scott Evans (IRE) vs Misha Zilberman (ISR) Won 21-15 21-19

Round 32
Scott Evans (IRE) vs Sylvain Ternon (FRA)

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