Oporto Squash Masters 2022 - Just wow!
98 athletes, from 18 countries, travelled to the beautiful city of Porto, making Proracket Squash e Padel the perfect show-room for such excellence and wealth of experience in Squash.
It was great to see everyone back on the court, in one of the first competitions of 2022.
The organisers were thankful to everyone who came to play and support the athletes. It was heartwarming to see so much love for the sport of squash.
In the Women’s Division the winners were:
35+ Siobhan Parker
50+ Rosa Andres
While in the Men’s Division:
35+ Heiko Schwarzer
45+ Javier Fernandez
50+ David Ayerst
55+ Matthew Theodoris
60+ Pedro Rios
70+ Nelson Reis
Full classification details at: https://www.europeansquash.com/sport/winners.aspx?id=CA20B23B-D2DC-4F06-AB58-395EA70E2DA2
At the prize giving ceremony, José Aguiar thanked all the athletes and the effort of all the people involved in the organisation.
Followed by Luís Ferreira, who spoke first as President of the Portuguese Squash Federation where he congratulated Jose Aguiar and all his team for being able to put up another successful Oporto Masters, as well to all to the players who managed to participate in this event, demonstrating that it is possible to go forward with squash tournaments with the right safety measures. As Vice President of the European Squash Federation, Luis Ferreira asked all the players to give feedback about this tournament and to interact with their local federations so that everyone, all together, can contribute to the growth of squash, because 'Sport Cannot Stop' and this event is the perfect proof of it.
Finishing these adrenaline powered 3 days, the organisers can safely say that they were just overwhelmed. What a turn-out!