European Youth Championships opens

President Gre Leenders opening the Championships

Sarajevo, Bosnia & Hercegovina: With the opening ceremony starting at 21:00 CET, the 2013 EPBF Dynamic Billard European Youth Championships were opened.

120 players from 25 nations will compete in the upcoming 10 days for medals, titles and glory. The winners will also be sent to this year's Youth World Championships which will according to WPA be held in December in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The President of the host federation from Bosnia & Hercegovina, Mr. Senad Pehlivanovic welcomed all players and team-leader and wished everyone a successful and sportive event. The manager of the host hotel, Mrs. Tankoviv and Mr. Rikovic assured all present guest from all over Europe that they would do their best in order to make everyone feel as comfortable as home. Sarajevo is a beautiful city with many interesting sites to visit
Finally, Gre Leenders thanked all sponsors and welcomed everyone to the Championships. With the most successful player from last year, Joshua Filler (GER) performing an opening break shot, Leenders opened the EC.
The event is hosted by the European Governing Body for Pool, the European Pocket Billiard Federation (EPBF) and organized by International Billiard Promotion (IBP). For further information and reference please go to the federation website or contact our press office.