The women’s team today achieved a feat by passing the finals of the European, taking place in Nantes, France, and already guarantees a medal in the competition.
This is the first major European team result, they beat the German runners-up, runners-up and holders of seven European trophies in the 3-2 quarter-finals with Fu Yu, Jieni Shao. and Rita Fins.
The best result achieved by a women’s table tennis team had been eighth in the Luxembourg European Championship in 2017.
In a match where Portugal took three hours to beat the third-ranked Germans, she started with Jieni Shao (37th in Europe) losing 3-1 with Ying Han (Friday) by 11-8, 15- 13, 11-13 and 11-5.
Fu Yu (10th) beat Petrissa Solja (third) 3-2, with 10-12, 11-6, 11-8, 9-11 and 11-5.
Rita Fins (226th) was defeated 3-0 by Xiaona Shan (45th) with 11-3, 11-2 and 11-5, and Fu Yu tied the game again by beating Nina Mittelham (12). .ª) by 3-1, with 4-11, 11-8, 11-4 and 11-8.
Jieni Shao was responsible for deciding the outcome of the match and began losing the first 2 sets with Petrissa Solja.
However, they managed to recover to reach 3-2 and secure the first medal for Portugal in women’s table tennis.