Finland & Denmark started well

By Mr.Bordsenius at 2001-01-08

1999.10.01 by Vegar Ness mr.ness@petanque.org
Of the Nordic Countries, Finland & Denmark is qualyfied for the third round of the World Championship. Sweden and Norway have to try their luck in the secound round.

Sweden and Finland drew into the same pool, and supprisingly Finland beat Sweden in the first match by 13-7 and got to meet Spain in the winners match. They lost this game 10-13, while Sweden beated the Netherlands 13-8 in the loosers match. In the deciding match of the pool the Swedish team were looking for revenge, but the Finnish team did actually beat them once more, this time 13-10. Maybe Finland will be the Nordic supprise this year ?

Norway were off to a good start beating Australia 13-0, but then lost 6-13 to Germany and 8-13 to the USA (!), both countries qualyfied for the third round.

Denmark started by beating our friends from New Zealand 13-2, but did then acchieve zero points from Madagascar. In the deciding match Denmark played Great Britain, and won 13-7.

France have both their teams through, but France 2 lost to Tunisia.

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