The final of the Championship was won by the Spanish team, that beat the French team (13-10). The German women won the bronze medal.
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The Coupe des Nations was won by the Dutch team, that beat the team of Estonia (13-12).
The French girl Cynthia Quénnehen won the gold medal in the shooting Championship, before the Dutch girl Karin Zantingh. Bronze for Carine Stevens (Belgium) and Ludivine Maitre (Switzerland).
For a ful lseries of photographs, visit http://www.njbb.nl/Rastatt2003.html
For some reason the worl championship in petanque is held in the buzzling metroloplis of Tahiti this year! So pack your swimwear and go there at once!
Finally petanque has found a new home, as a bar game! Althought it might take a few years befor the darts-boards get the boot and petanque moves in everywhere it has started to happen
The Financial times has finally understood that Petanque is the game of the future, with our long time friend Mike Pegg, International umpire. "It may not be the sunny south of France but even on a chilly Devon day, British fans are warming to the charms of pétanque"
This is a product we have mentioned earlier, just because it is sooooo French. A Tour de France petanque-set! This is more French than a baguette!
We stumbled across a petanque-game for the andoid-system. From the produces description:"Petanque in St Tropez is a 3D bowls game, as played on the mediterannean coast." We do not have an android-phone to test it on, perhaps one of you can help us out?
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