Record number of teams play in European Team Championship Division 3 in Riga
Unprecedented number of teams, 27, started the Championship in the capital of Latvia. There were 9 women’s teams and 17 men’s teams totaling 133 players.
On day 1, 25 April, 2018, 27 matches were played and Italy, Sweden, and Ukraine were unbeaten in women’s competition as well as Norway, Gibraltar, Ukraine, Sweden, and Croatia were unbeaten in men’s competition.
‘We are happy that the Championship returned to Riga after more than a decade since previously, Latvia hosted the 5th European Nations Challenge Squash Cup back in 2007. Both Latvian teams are accompanied with 25 squash teams from all around the Europe to make the Championship in Division 3 as competitive as never before,’ stated Raivis Lucijanovs, Championship Director.
The Championship takes place in Pepsi center, the largest squash club in Latvia with 8 squash courts, from 25 April through 28 April, 2018.