Belgian ‘billiards emperor’ Frederic Coudron (55, Welcome Savings Bank) increased his record of winning the most in PBA history to 7 times.
Kudron defeated Belgium’s Eddie Leppens (54, SK Rent-A-Car) 4-1 (15-0, 15-11, 15-12) in the NH Nonghyup Card Championship Final, the 6th individual tour held at Sono Calm Goyang, Goyang City, Gyeonggi Province on the 5th. , 4-15, 15-7) and reached the top. It is the first win this season and the first win in 10 months since the SK Rent-A-Car Championship in March last year. Cudron, who lifted the trophy for the seventh time in his personal career, widened the gap with Spain’s David Martinez (32, Crown Haetae), second in this category (three championships). Kudron, who won 100 million won in prize money, increased his accumulated prize money to 889 million won, surpassing Spain’s David Zapata (31, Blue One Resort, 642.5 million won), who is second in prize money, by more than 200 million won.
Kudron drove hard from the beginning of the game. He won 15-0 in 3 innings, including 11 high runs (consecutive runs) in the 1st set, and won the 2nd and 3rd sets in 5 innings each. Repens fought back once in the fourth set with a 15-4 victory, but that was it. In the 5th set, Kudron finished the game in 8 innings. 안전놀이터
After the match, Kudron said, “It wasn’t easy to keep in good condition until the 4th set. Still, it was fortunate that I was able to maintain good condition overall in this competition.” Kudron scored 45 points in a total of 7 innings in 3 sets in the quarterfinals against Greece’s Philippos Kasidocostas (40, Hana Card) the day before, winning the game with the highest average (scores divided by innings) in the PBA set game. He also recorded 6.429. The previous record was 3.550 (71 runs in 20 innings), which was also held by Kudron.