UK Darts Issue 9 - December 2013 - Page 46

World News...World News... PDC World Championship Iberian Qualifier Spain’s Julio Barbero earned himself a debut at the Ladbrokes World Darts Championships after he defeated Dylan Duo of Gibraltar 10-9 in the final of the Iberian Qualifier. Barbero had earlier come through group one of the event with three victories, before an 8-5 victory over Gonzalo Padeira set up a thrilling final with Duo. Semi-Finals Julio Barbero 8-5 Gonzalo Padeira Dylan Duo 8-5 Carlos Jimenez Final Julio Barbero 10-9 Dylan Duo Photo: PDC Photo: Getty Images Europe PDC World Championship Western European Qualifier Gino Vos claimed victory in the Western European Qualifier to earn his spot at the Ladbrokes World Darts Championships for the second year running. The event, held this year in Italy, saw Vos claim a 6-5 preliminary round victory over Jerry Hendriks, before a 6-0 win over Claudio Monaldi and 6-1 victories over Stefano Valdes and Michel Furlani set up a semi-final encounter with Leon de Geus. Vos continued his comfortable progress as he overcame de Geus 6-3, before completing his qualification with another 6-3 victory over Dick van Dijk. World News...World News...