Bronzemedal: VICTOR's Gobi Ranganathan takes third place at the World Parabadminton Championships 2011The World Parabadminton Championships 2011 were held in Guatemala City. This tournament is held every two years - last time in Korea. Gobi Ranganathan, from the UK is one of the stars of the Parabadminton scene. He is fully supported and equipped by VICTOR and competed in Guatemala in Men's Singles and Mixed Doubles. But during the tournament, Gobi was really ill and needed medical attention. But he fought through it and ended in the quarter finals against the World Champion from Korea. In the ... (more)
VICTOR Team from Peine successful winner of Youth Championship in Lower Saxony, GermanyThey won all their games in the group easily so that the important final game versus MTV Nienburg brought to a head. The players of VfB/SC Peine played very concentrated from the beginning. Finally the game was won by Peine 6:2, at once this success is also the qualification for the Team competition in North of Germany.
Julian Voigt took a walk-over in Thüringen last weekendThe championships in Thüringen, east of Germany, were a big thrill for the youth and ended successful for VICTOR supported Julian Voigt. He snatched the titel and Rolf Aurin, head of VICTOR uttered: "This guy will advance in his career quickly due to his talent and power". Rolf has been a big player himself some decades back, taking a lot of relevant national and international titles.
Jungstar Saskia Beinhard wins Swiss Junior Open - Saad Shahid caught a cold just before the quatersGerman Champion, Saskia Beinhard, dominates Girls under 13 class at the Swiss Junior Open 2011. Seated on Pos 1, Saskia send herself into the finals with her concentrated and focused kind of playing by only loosing one game in the whole tournament. In the finals she beat her opponent Caroline Lynd Christiansen from Denmark 11:6 11:9 11:3. The only twelve year old VICTOR player showed up that she is playing a role in the worlds top position and is allocated at the deserved second place in the ... (more)
Oriol Salvia wins St. Petersburg International Squash OpenOne of the best spanish players Oriol Salvia(Spanish Champion 2010), fully sponsored by VICTOR and Ashaway, became the winner of the St Petersburg International Squash Open held from 24th to the 27th of november. Salvia was unstoppable and the driving force in the tournament. In the semifinals he beat Roman Fetisov, currently the best russian player with 3-0. And even the top seeded Philip Nightingale from England couldn't stop Oriol in the final and lost in three straight sets against the ... (more)
Carolina Marin wins bronze medal at the world junior championships U19The reigning European champion in her age class, traveled as the flagship of the European Badminton scene to this year's World Championships in Taipei. There was hardly any significant resistance, until the semifinals, but here she met one of the young stars from Indonesia, Elyzabeth Purwaningtyas. It was the expected hard fought match that went over three exciting sets demanding everything from this two young players. The first set was extremely tight with 23:21 with the better end for ... (more)
VICTOR Star duo wins back-to-back titles in the Super SeriesJust a week after the clear success at the Denmark Open over world number one from China, Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng, we saw another clash of the giants in the men's doubles in Paris. The Victor sponsored Korean Men's Doubles pairing of Lee Yong Dae ( playing Bravesword 09) and Jung Jae Sung (Meteor X80) preserved their fine form and met the duo from China again in the final of Yonex French Open 2011. This was the 18th meeting between these exceptional athletes and it is probably not the last. The ... (more)
VICTOR's Brazilian Daniel Paiola achieved bronze in MexicoAt this year's Pan Am Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, the star of the Brazilian national team became the first player from his country to win a medal in a singles competition. The bronze medal was celebrated in his homeland like a Golden one.
Lee Yong Dae & Jung Jae Sung Dominate in DenmarkThe Victor sponsored Korean Men's Doubles pairing of Lee Yong Dae (Bravesword 9) and Jung Jae Sung (Meteor X80) showed once again why they are ranked World No. 2 after a devastating display of attacking badminton to win the Yonex Denmark Open Superseries Premier final. The Korean pair had a tough route to the final and had to endure two three-set matches along the way against home favourites from Denmark, Jonas Rasmussen and Mads Conrad-Petersen and then again in the semi-finals against the ... (more)
New York: Great success at the World Police & Fire Games for the German VICTOR- participantsAt the biggest sporting event after the Olympics, which is held every two years in one the major cities of the world, we saw a lot of positive results. This year the event took place from 26 August to 5 September in New York City. It is aimed at police officers, firefighters and judicial employees, competing in various sports to determine the best. New York got a total of 16,000 athletes from 70 nations from all continents and they disputed in 65 different sports. Three German athletes, fully ... (more)
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