He lost to world ranked number one Safwan Khalil of Australia 8-5 in the semi-final. The Australian won the first round by two points 2-0 and the second round also by two points 4-2. Kassman, who is also the Australian champion, has settled for bronze instead. It was a close fight with Khalil leading all the way in a close margin. Kassman and Johan Hardel of New Caledonia will take out bronze in this category.