For the third time in his career, Sung-Won Choi has won a World Championship 3-cushion. Alongside teammate Dong-Koong Kang, Choi won the World Team Championship for the second time in a row, after winning the solo championship in 2014.

Kozoom: The greatest billiard nation in the world saw two of its best players climb the highest step of the podium, at the WC for national teams. Koreans Sung-Won Choi (40) and Dong-Koong Kang (37) retained the world title in Viersen, Germany. Some 200 spectators in the Festhalle, hundreds of thousands of watchers on Kozoom and more than a million on South Korean TV saw how their players came out on top, over all the European countries. The Asian duo beat the Austrians in the final: 40-30 in 23 innings.