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Day 1 - European Championship for Golfers with Disability

Juan Postigo leads the men's standings in the European Championship for Golfers with Disability. The Spaniard, who made four birdies and four bogeys on his way to a level-par round of 72, holds a three-shot lead heading into the second of three days of competition.

Following his round he said "It was a tough day, it was quite windy on the back-nine, but 72 is a score I would have signed for before playing. Tomorrow I am going to have the same strategy, just trying to play golf, not think too much, and have fun."

Eight different nationalities occupy the top-10 of the 52-man field at Troia Golf Club. Three players are tied for second-place on three-over-par, Belgium's Adem Wahbi, Sweden's Rasmus Lia, and Germany's Timo Klischan all shot scores of 75.

Ireland's Brendan Lawlor, who won a European Disabled Golf Association (EDGA) tournament on the same course earlier this year, shot a 76 to occupy in fifth position. 

In the women's standings, Daphne Van Houten (pictured above) leads the way. The Dutch player shot a seven-over-par 79 to claim a three-shot-lead over Denmark's Mette Wegge Lynggaard, who finished with an 82.

Despite shooting the lowest women's score of the day, she felt she could have done better and following her round said: "It was tough, I am not very happy with the score. I think I made some bad choices out there on certain holes, and I think I can improve tomorrow with better choices." Van Houten has previously performed well at Troia, having won an EDGA event on the Portuguese course in February. 

Germany's Jennifer Sraga is in third-place, three shots behind second-place, after shooting 85 (+13).

In the wheelchair standings, Dutch player, Richard Kluwen (pictured above), opened a commanding lead of 13 shots with a score of +15. Second and third position are also taken by Dutch players. Jurgen Boon finished with a total of 100 (+28), while Monique Kalkman shot a total of 105 (+33).

The full standings can be found at: