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Approaching two years ago in June 2014, one week after his 14th birthday, Kanak Jha stunned the wise and wonderful by winning the ITTF-North America Cup in Burnaby, a city located in the west of Canada.
The win was arguably as expected, presently 19 year old Feng Yijun is list at no.308 in the Men’s World Rankings; 14 year old Sharon Alguetti is at no.536.
A third consecutive appearance, present in Beijing and London; Canada’s Zhang Mo is en route for Rio de Janeiro.
U.S. men's champion Yijun Feng won the first singles spot on the Olympic table tennis team by Saturday, beating fellow American Sharon Alguetti 11-4, 11-7, 11-7, 11-3 in the North American Olympic trials.
Calm and composed, prepared for any ensuing eventuality, the host nation’s Eugene Wang emerged successful in the Men’s Singles event at the ITTF-North American Olympic Games Qualification Tournament in Markham, Toronto on Friday 8th April.
Bronze medallist at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, Lily Zhang of the United States reserved her place in the Women’s Singles event at the forthcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games, by emerging successful on the first day of play, Friday 8th April, at the ITTF-North America Olympic Games Qualification Tournament in Markham, Toronto.
Lily Zhang earned her second straight Olympic table tennis spot Friday, beating fellow American Jiaqi Zheng 11-3, 11-4, 11-5, 11-9 in the North American Olympic trials.
Mark Nordby - Former National Junior and Head Coach of El Paso TTC passed away this week.
Hopes Jury Meeting - April 7 @ 18h00