Today in Helsinki all the doubles finals were played. Amongst the USA players, Mike Tammen and Mike Fedderly won the 55 doubles; Ross Persons & Tina Karwasky won the 60 mixed and Sherri Bronson (with Pat Medrado, Brazil) won the 60 doubles. Other USA medalists were Susan Wright/Vicki Buholz (finalists, 55 doubles), Tina Karwasky/Wendy McColskey (finalists, 60 doubles); Carolyn Nichols/Una Davis (bronze, 60 doubles); Sherri/Peter Bronson (bronze, 60 mixed); Mitch Perkins/Ken White (bronze, 50 doubles) and Alex Behar/Alex Pier (bronze, 55 doubles).
The singles finals are tomorrow.
I practiced early with Erin Boynton, then watched some doubles. After that we took the bus and then then the tram to the city center where we went to the mediation center (I flunked “ohm” and had to leave). We also went to the pretty rock church. After that we visited the market down by the harbor before going to the medal ceremony.
Tomorrow we are off to Talin, Estonia. I’