Van Barneveld aware of no evil after handdoekincident


Van Barneveld aware of no evil after handdoekincident

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Raymond van Barneveld is aware of no evil after a quarrel on Tuesday in his tweederondepartij at the world cup of darts against Alan Norris.

The Dutchman was used during the 4-0 victory the towel from his English opponent to the sweat of his face to wipe. Norris was obviously not amused and threw in the towel with an angry look away.

“Huh, to my knowledge, there is absolutely nothing happened,” said Van Barneveld after for camera of RTL7. Immediately after the party could Norris be laughing at the incident and threw his towel to Van Barneveld. That he had obviously inherited.

“You have but to Norris, why he did that. During the party I have in any case nothing is noticed.”

The victories of Van Barneveld and Van Gerwen in the picture

Raymond van Barneveld counted in a convincing way with Alan Norris.
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The Dutchman won with 4-0.
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Michael van Gerwen had more trouble with the Spaniard Cristo Reyes.
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He won with 4-2.
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The 49-year-old Of Barneveld had little to fear from the game of Norris, which is only in the fourth set of his first place medal. “I was shocked and a little bit of his level. It was 3-0, 3-0 and 3-0. I thought: when you go well once throw? That he did in the fourth set and then he picked up that set, almost.”

“If he is that set actually had the ordinary than he was in the hall, probably behind him, and then I was in trouble came. I put, therefore, still for a moment and immediately went good again with a fantastic elfdarter between them.”

The average Barneveld against Norris was 103,6 very high. “If you mean have then you are just fantastic to throw,” realized the Hagenaar.

“If I, therefore, also a world champion can be? I don’t know. I went into this world cup with the feeling: we see it. But the last few months went well and there well now I trust.”


That trust has Contacted Wednesday necessary, because then in the third round to two-time world champion Adrian Lewis. Last year enlisted the Englishman with him in the semi-finals.

“Wednesday, the real work begins”, says Van Barneveld. “Last year was Lewis my waterloo, I hope everything now in my direction.”

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