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Ultimate frisbee – Junior European Championship Rain of medals for France… and the Île de Ré

The Ré Flying Oysters representatives returned from Wroclaw (Poland) with ten medals; six of them gold.

Ultimate frisbee – Junior European Championship Rain of medals for France… and the Île de Ré

One more photo to keep in the well-stocked Re Flying Oysters album.Photo DR

End of the season in apotheosis for the French youth teams that play this Eurocup 2019 in Poland. Among the boys; the Under 17 boys confirm their title obtained in 2017 and the Under 20s are adorned with silver. Among the girls; the U-17s settle for bronze and for the first time the U-20s win gold. An almost perfect sports record to which the Rïs and Raîs have contributed greatly.
young and ambitious
The current European champions; the U-17s; were expected. “Knowing that at this age morphologies change very fast–; Underlines Raphaël Mathé; player and former president of the RFO (club of which he is on the initiative; editor’s note) and coach of this team along with two other members of the great family of the retaise: Julien Flamand (coach) and Manon Reuze ( manager).
On the field; Kaïs Mathé (captain); Mathéo Couthino and Arthur Herbreteau maintained their rank. Until the quarterfinals; the deal is quickly dispatched against Sweden; Ireland; Israel; Slovakia and the Netherlands. “The half against the Germans highlighted our mental toughness–Says Kaïs. Led 6-10; the French will outdo themselves to finally win 14-12. A reference game acclaimed by all the coaches and organizers. In the final; despite the challenge and the discovery of the Olympic stadium; France will defeat Italy 10-8.
And now the beach
With the Under 20; Eliot Bonnet flew over thejournaltimepetition. “Until the final; a match they never entered–; Observes Raphaël Mathé. Gold returned to Italy.
The U-17 women’s final pitted the Czech Republic against Hungary. The match for the bronze medal is won by France; against Italy -decisely- on the scoreboard from 15 to 10. Bravo to the two Raîtes; Camille Blanc and Salomé Raulet; who wore the blue tunic. “At the end of qualifying matches (a single group of 9 teams; editor’s note); three teams were tied for the lead with seven wins and one lossreports Raphaël Mathé. In the average of particular goals; the girls found themselves third and; therefore; deprived of the final.–The RFOs did not have representatives in the U20 category.
Everyone -players and coaches-; after such ajournaltimepetition and 26 hours on the bus; will enjoy a little break. Before going back to schools but also to the beaches with the RéMix in La Flotte (7-8 September) and the French championship in Royan (21-22 September).emmanuel legas



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