Nyqvist is the reigning European champion under the age of 15.
Finland lost 1 to 4 in the badminton under-19 team championship opening match to Germany, but the youngest player on the team Nella Nyqvist was in a convincing mood.
Only 14-year-old Nyqvist won four years older Leona Michalskin crush number 21–10, 21–7. Nyqvist is the reigning European champion under the age of 15.
“The feel after the match was certainly good and the game also gave confidence for the next games. I think I succeeded in the safety of the shots and the fact that my legs were awake from the very beginning, ”Nyqvist stated in a Badminton Association press release.
“My opponent had good pressure clears, but the movement wasn’t that good for him, so it was easy to get my shot to stay on the field.”
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It was close to profit, too Joakim Oldorff, which bent To Aaron Sonnenschein in three installments I read 12–21, 21–16, 18–21.
Foursome for the ride was colder. In the mixed doubles, Oldorff and Jannica Monnberg suffered a defeat To Mattias Kicklitz and Thuc Phuong Nguyenille readings 12–21–12, 9–21.
Nella Nyqvist and Julia Salonen also bowed clearly to Michalski and Ngyen by 7–21, 12–21. In the last game of the evening Robin Jäntti and Niilo Nyqvist disappeared To Malik Bourakkadin and Matthias Kicklitzin, 13–21, 17–21.
Finland’s games will continue against Denmark today from 7 pm. Matches can be followed at badmintoneurope.tv.