This is a current awareness blog that links to the latest sources of information on Basque Pelota matches and Tournaments. It covers both North and South Basque modalities: Mano, Main Nue, Pala, Paleta, Remonte, Cesta Punta, Jai Alai, and minor modalites. We link to match articles, statistics and video highlights and/or full match videos.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Multiple Modalities--FIPV IX Mondial Pelota Basque Espoirs Fronton 36m

The Federación Internacional de Pelota Vasca, with the aid of the Fédération Française de Pelote Basque, held its IX Mondial Pelota Basque Espoirs Fronton 36m under 22 amateur competition from October 23-29, 2016 at Plaza Berri, Biarritz (1)(2)(3). Competition took place in 3 modalities: Mano doubles, Mano singles, Pala Corta and Paleta Cuero (Paleta Cuir). Teams from 8 nations (Spain, France, Mexico, Cuba, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and the United States) competed.

All semi-finals and finals, a total of 10 matches (there were no Pala Corta semi-finals) were televised by Canal+ and made available for on demand viewing by the Audiense Audiovisuel and FIPV Youtube sites. Individual players are identified in the match videos.

Audiense Audiovisuel


668 photos (Source FFPB).

Final Nation results and medals

All results (all matches were played in sets).

Mano Indivdual

Mano Parejas (doubles)

Paleta Cuero (Paleta Cuir)

Pala Corta