Media page with photos, reports and informations about the five-day event, organized by Union Mondiale de Billard (UMB) in cooperation with Federazione Italiana Biliardo Sportivo (FIBiS).
Sweden’s Torbjörn Blomdahl was crowned world champion for the sixth time in his long and successful career.In a highly dramatic final he narrowly won against the Vietnamese Duc Anh Chien Nguyen with 40:37 points.
At the World Championships, which were held for the first time in the so-called Scotch Double mode, the South Korean duo secured the crown with a 40:34 final victory over Belgium. Germany narrowly missed out on a place in the semi-finals.
The Belgians‘ years of dominance were broken. The Dutch duo Dick Jaspers and Jean van Erp secured the gold medal with an outstanding performance in the final against Turkey. Earlier, defending champions Belgium were defeated by the Turkish team in the semi-finals.