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Harold Acosta
07-20-2003, 10:24 PM
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This is how it went for 24 year-old Thorsten Hohmann.....

Day One
Thorsten Hohmann (Ger) bt Antonio Lining (Phi) 5 - 2

Day Two
Thorsten Hohmann (Ger) bt Geoff Dunn (Sco) 5 - 1
Thorsten Hohmann (Ger) bt Nick Varner (USA) 5 - 4

Day Three
Thorsten Hohmann (Ger) bt Robert Elsley (Aus) 5 - 1
Thorsten Hohmann (Ger) bt Jason Cruz (Pur) 5 - 2

Day Four
Marc Holtz (Lux) bt Thorsten Hohmann (Ger) 5 - 3
Thorsten Hohmann (Ger) bt Hong-jo Jung (Kor) 5 - 0

Thorsten Hohmann won 6 of 7 games in Group 16

Last 64
Thorsten Hohmann (Ger) 9 - 6 John Horsfall (Can)

Last 32
Thorsten Hohmann (Ger) 9 - 3 Teddy Garrahan (USA)

Last 16
Thorsten Hohmann (Ger) 11 - 5 Luc Salvas (Can)

Last 8
Thorsten Hohmann (Ger) 11 - 10 Francisco Bustamante (Phi)

Semi-Final
Thorsten Hohmann (Ger) 11 - 4 Earl Strickland (USA)

Championship
Thorsten Hohmann (Germany) 17 - 10 Alex Pagulayan (Canada)

Third German to win Cardiff. Two others are: Oliver Ortmann in 1995 and Ralf Souquet in 1996.

Profile

Highlight In The Last 12 Months: IBC Tour No. 3 ranked, German Straight Pool champion, German Team champion, Euro-Tour Rankweil - Runner-up

Highlight Of Career: European champion (11 times), German champion (8 times), World Junior Championship - 3rd

Cardiff Record: 1st Cardiff - Last 32, 2nd Cardiff - Last 32

Cue Used: Volmer
Favourite Player: Earl Strickland, Efren Reyes

Congratulations to the New Champ!