O’Mara scoops gold at Senior World Champs
Australia's Chris O'Mara has won two gold medals at the recent ITF Young Seniors World Individual Championships in Antalya, Turkey.
Australia’s Chris O’Mara has won two gold medals at the recent ITF Young Seniors World Individual Championships in Antalya, Turkey.
In a see-sawing Men’s 45 Doubles final where both pairs had match points, O’Mara and Dutch partner Pieter Van Houten defeated the German pair of Jens Christopher Bloemeke and Matthias Mueller-Seele, 3-6 6-2 [16-14].
The win gave O’Mara the distinction of winning two gold medals in his seventh world championships – he also took the Mixed 45 Doubles crown alongsie Estonian partner Piret Ilves.
Previously, he won the 40 Men’s Doubles with Paul Kleverlaan in 2010.
Men’s 45 Doubles
Chris O’Mara (AUS)/Pieter Van Houten (NED) d Jens-Christopher Bloemeke/Matthias Mueller-Seele (GER) 36 62 [16-14]
Mixed 45 Doubles
Piret Ilves (EST)/Chris O’Mara (AUS) d Karen Seele/Matthias Mueller-Seele (GER) 75 61