Nearly 200 participants from 14 countries in Europe have participated to the secomd edition of the Romanian International Darts Open 2011. They competed for points both WDF and BDO but also for a total of 7500 euros in prices. The event was hosted by Rin Grand Hotel 4 **** – Bucharest and the conditions were appreciated by the majority of participants. The live streaming on stage (www.sport.ro) but also televising the final on Sport.ro TV (the largest sports television in Romania) has proved to be a major success in promoting darts both in Romania and world wide.
In male competition the 2,000 euros 1st price was taken by the british Joe Murnan against slovac Peter Martin. Score was 6-2. Places 3 were occupied by Floros Oikonomou ( Cyprus) and Vlad Popa (Romania), the last one being the first time ranked on an international open with both BDO and WDF classification.
In female competition Andreea Constantinescu ( Romania) she came 3rd managed to turn her best ranking of a player in an International open . The other 3rd place was RIDO winner, taken the 400 euro prize was Lorraine Farlam UK against Jane Shearing – UK Score of 5-2. occupied by Nicole Delie from Belgium.
Sunday was reserved for doubles competitions. The final was played between male pairs team consisting of Boris Krcmar and Dragan Martic – Croatia against Aco Babic and Zoran Cergic – Serbia . The prize of € 300 players was won by the croatians. Final score 5-1
Female final faced a team from Finland and a mixed team Jane Shearing -UK & Maret Liri – Finland. Winning team was the last one.They won 4-3 in the decisive leg against Mervi Rinne and Mary Lindstrom.
Romanian Darts Federation thanks all participants and invite all darts fans to attend the 3rd edition RIDO 2012.