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France won the Mundial of Petanque that brought thousands of people at Santa Susanna

22 de November de 2021

“It was imposed on Spain that was in second position. The second weekend of international competition in the town has seen how all tickets to attend the championship were sold out.

The powerful French team has been proclaimed petanque world champion in Santa Susanna. It has been imposed in the men’s category in Spain, second classified, and in Italy and Finland, which were in third position. This World Cup has served for Santa Susanna to enter the history of petanque. It is the first time that all categories have competed in a single venue and simultaneously: women’s hat-tricks and junior hat-tricks (November 13 and 14) and men’s hat-tricks (November 20 and 21).

In the championship as a whole, France was the big winner. She has managed to beat the men’s and junior categories, finishing second in the women’s triplet category, which was won by Thailand. The Petanque World Championship has served to make visible the power of a sport capable of moving thousands of people. Also to bring out teams that have a powerful team such as Spain, Italy, Finland, Tunisia, Madagascar or the Netherlands.

Between the two weekends, the Petanque World Championship has brought to Santa Susanna 2,000 participants from 50 countries. The volume of spectators who traveled to the municipality was around 6,000. The World Cup has been broadcast through the LaLigaSports platform, with millionaire audiences of international viewers.”