Anthony leads way in Ping Tournament.
THE Middlesbrough Ping Programme, which has brought the opportunity of playing table tennis to thousands of people throughout Middlesbrough and Redcar over the last six weeks, climaxed at Ormesby Club with the Ping Tournament.
Winner of the Open Section was Anthony Walker who beat Kesser Hussain in three straight games.
The competition, organised by Tees Valley Sport in conjunction with Table Tennis England, was open to all players except those with membership of Table Tennis England, the national governing body, and played on 12 tables.
Winner of the Under-16 competition was Baljeet Singh who beat Arsallan Kargar in straight games.
The Under-11 singles saw Issy Doyle beat Jiaen Coco Chen in three straight games.
The fourth tournament, a penalty shootout competition was won by Lucy Shildrick with Tao Zhao second. Under-11 final: Issy Doyle beat Jiaen Coco Chen 11-5,11-2,11-5 1st Issy Doyle, 2nd Jiaen Coco Chen, 3rd Anna Chen.
Under-16 final: Baljeet Singh beat Arsallan Kargar 11-8, 11-8, 1st Baljeet Singh, 2nd Arsallan Kargar, 3rd Sarbeet Singh/Milad Khajapoor joint 3rd place 11-4. Open final: Anthony Walker beat Kesser Hussain 11-7, 11-5, 11-6 1st Anthony Walker 2nd Kesser Hussain 3rd Gordon Lowe/Eslam Fouda joint 3rd place. Penalty shoot-out: 1st Lucy Shildrick, 2nd Tao Zhao.
| Prize winners at the Ping Middlesbrough Table Tennis Tournament at Ormesby earlier this week. They are pictured |with Ormesby club chairman and head coach, Alan Ransome, and Ormesby community coach and Ping organiser, Malcolm Muldoon
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|Publication:||Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)|
|Date:||Aug 22, 2015|
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