The Netherlands’ Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen defied all
odds to take the top spot in the men’s competition
Chen Xue and Zhang Xi became the first Chinese women to win World
Championship gold
But Borger and Büthe weren’t going to roll over easily and saved five.
On the sixth though the duo won and added World Championships
gold to the bronze medals they won at Rome 2011 and the Beijing
Olympic Games.
We did not know a lot about the German team,” Zhang Xi said.
It was the first time we played them, we had to search how to play
them. This match was very close in the end. I think we really grew
up mentally.”