World champ 1 cushion 2014 The apotheosis was grandiose for world champion Frederic
Caudron at Saint Brevin(fra),into an arena with about 600 spectators.The 46 year old Belgian was applauded after his
victory in the final,over his rival
De Bruijn with 150-73 in 14 innings.He told after the ceremony that it was a title he had won mainly on character.
world champ 1 cushion 2014(2)Jean Paul de Bruijn underlined the analysis of the winner”I have to say the best has won and that I am actually happy with my second place. I could not play my game.The table was slow and it is very difficult to build series,but again Frederic is a wonderful winner.”The best all around player in the world now has the title in his possession.It is his ninth world title in total after two individual Championships in three cushion,three world Championships for national teams with Merckx,two in 71/2 cadre and one 47/2 championship.
Jean Paul De Bruijn stayed undefeated until the final and his highlight was his match against Gerassimopoulos in three innings with 127 points run.The frenchman Johann Petit had also a beautiful tournament with a run of 146 points and Torbjorn Blomdahl made one more convincing appearance.