Turkey’s Sayginer wins bronze in World 3-Cushion

Semih Sayginer, also known as Mr. Magic or Turkish Prince, claims bronze medal at World Three-cushion Championship


Semih Sayginer, an internationally acclaimed Turkish billiard player, has won a bronze medal at the World Three-cushion Championship in Randers, Denmark.

Sayginer — also known as Mr. Magic or the Turkish Prince — claimed the bronze medal in the championship, the Turkish Billiard Federation said in a statement on Monday.

Some 48 billiard players from 22 countries participated in the tournament.

Sayginer has won the World Cup Championships for five times — in 1994, 1998, 2001, 2003 and 2004.

Swiss Torbjorn Blomdahl defeated Vietnamese Duc Anh Chien Nguyen on Monday to bag the gold medal in the championship.

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