cronier-bene2Mr. Madala, living in Buenos Aires.

He was born in 1986 in Almagro (in Buenos Aires). His father taught him bridge when he was 7 years old. At 9, Agustin finished sixth in a local tournament. At 13, he finished 2nd in the South American Open Pairs Championship, playing with Pablo Ravenna.
At 14, Agustin was asked to replace Carlos Pellegrini (who was unable to attend the Championship for personal reasons) in the South American open teams becoming the youngest player to win a Zonal Championship. Later on he played a Bermuda Bowl (representing Argentina). Team finished 15th and Madala (at 15 years old) set the record of the youngest player who has ever attended a World Teams Championship.
In 2004, he played his first bridge Olympiads. Lorenzo Lauria, who won the event playing in the Italian National Team, right after the prize giving consigned Agustin his gold medal, saying: “Keep it, because you are going to win so many Championships that one day you will be able to give me it back.

The dream came true in 2013, when taking advantage of his Italian origins, Agustin won the Bermuda Bowl playing in the Italian National Team. His partner was Norberto Bocchi; Lorenzo Lauria was his team mate.
Agustin has been playing in the Lavazza team since he was 19 years old. Maria Teresa Lavazza was instrumental in giving this young talent the possibility to become the World Champion that he is now.

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2002 4th IOC GRAND PRIX – Salt Lake City – Junior Teams
2010 50th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS – Ostend – Open Teams
2012 11th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS’ CUP – Eilat – Open Teams
2013 31st WORLD BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS – Bali – Open Teams
2013 12th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS’ CUP – Opatija – Open Teams
2014 13th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS’ CUP – Milan – Open Teams
2015 14th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS’ CUP – Milton Keynes – Open Teams

Agustin Madala

Team Lavazza

Mr. Madala, living in Buenos Aires.

He was born in 1987 in Almagro (40 miles from Buenos Aires). His father taught him bridge when he was 7 years old. At 9, Agustin finished sixth in a local tournament. At 12, he finished 2nd in the South American Open Pairs Championship, playing with the veteran Argentine Carlos Cabanne.
At 14, Agustin was asked to replace Carlos Pellegrini (who was unable to attend the Championship for personal reasons) in the Argentinian open team for the Bermuda Bowl. The team finished 15th and Madala set the record of the youngest player who has ever attended a World Teams Championship.
The following year he won the South American neighborhood.
In 2004, he played his first bridge Olympiads. Lorenzo Lauria, who won the event playing in the Italian National Team, right after the prize giving consigned Agustin his gold medal, saying: “Keep it, because you are going to win so many Championships that one day you will be able to give me it back.

The dream came true in 2013, when taking advantage of his Italian origins, Agustin won the Bermuda Bowl playing in the Italian National Team. His partner was Norberto Bocchi; Lorenzo Lauria was his team mate.
Agustin has been playing in the Lavazza team since he was 19 years old. Maria Teresa Lavazza was instrumental in giving this young talent the possibility to become the World Champion that he is now.

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4th IOC GRAND PRIX
Salt Lake City 2002 – Junior Teams

50th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Ostend 2010 – Open Teams

11th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS’ CUP
Eilat 2012 – Open Teams

31st WORLD BRIDGE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Bali 2013 – Open Teams

12th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS’ CUP
Opatija 2013 – Open Teams

13th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS’ CUP
Milan 2014 – Open Teams

14th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS’ CUP
Milton Keynes 2015 – Open Teams