Congratulations to St Dominic’s Priory College sports activities trainer Barbara Capper, who received a gold medal for Crew GB on the racketlon European Championships.
Racketlon is a mix sport the place rivals play a sequence of the 4 hottest racket sports activities – desk tennis, badminton, squash and tennis. Barbara competed within the group and particular person occasions and dominated the Girls Senior competitors, profitable the gold medal – with out collaborating in her strongest self-discipline, tennis, in any of the rounds.
Within the group occasion, the UK group met Sweden within the remaining, which meant Barbara was scheduled to play Lillian Druve, a earlier opponent who Barbara beat within the World Championship Closing in 2013. Barbara was capable of safe a one-point benefit in a hard-fought aggressive match for the women. Nonetheless, the Swedish males proved to be extraordinarily sturdy opponents for his or her British counterparts and received by 12 factors, which resulted within the UK group claiming the Silver Medal award within the group occasion.