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Surrey Table Tennis Association News March 2024

Published on: 19 Mar, 2024
Updated on: 19 Mar, 2024

Report by Chris Andrews

Percy Collino.

Percy Collino (Ashford) won the over 60s Eastern Masters and in just 12 months since returning to competitive table tennis has achieved a top 10 UK ranking in his age group.

Adam Laws (Godalming) was top Surrey Men’s Veteran playing for Central in the Veterans Men’s British League Division 1 Group 1 where he finished on 93.75%.

Central were the top Surrey team and won the title in Division 1. 

The Central team.

The team consisted of Adam Laws, Chris Clinton, Dave Savage and Phil Snelson (Burymead).

Graham Spicer 1 finished bottom of Division 2 Group 2. 

Graham Spicer 2 won the title in Division 4 Group 1 and their team consisted of Dariusz Zurowski, Jaroslaw Chrzanowski, Choong Youn Lee (New Malden) and Pawel Meryn (New Malden).

Graham Spicer 3 came third in Division 5 Group 1 and Crusaders came fifth in Division 5 Group 1.

MiJung Choi was top Surrey Women’s Veteran playing for Topspin Fusion in the Veteran Womens British League finishing on 100% and her team Topspin Fusion won the Division 1 title.

The topspin Fusion team consisted of MiJung Choi, Michelle McGovern (Croydon), Malgorzata Muda and Silvia Trenti. 

The Ashford super 60s veterans team won promotion to the Premier Division of the super veterans League earlier this year the team consisting of Percy Collino, Michael Silver (Ashford) and Rubert Bole. They won five out of five matches with Percy playing at No.1 winning 10/10. 

In the Veterans British League Ashford 1 won promotion to Division 2 with Michael Silver and Percy Collino playing for Ashford. 

Krish Chotai (New Malden) was the top Surrey Boys Junior playing for Fusion 1 in the Boys Junior British League Premier Division where he finished on 60% in the averages and his team Fusion 1 finished third in the league.

Graham Spicer were the top Surrey team and won the Division 5 title. The team consisted of Sebastian Mak, Siu Kit, Bryan Chow, Noah Byrne-Smith (New Malden) and Pok Kwan Lee (New Malden). South Croydon TTC came third in Division 5. 

Evelyn Pace was the top Surrey Girl Junior playing for Greenhouse Girls 1 in the Girls Junior British League Premier Division. 

Graham Spicer were the top Surrey team and came second in Division 2 missing the title by just one point. The team consisted of Chui-Que Wong (New Malden), Aldora Li (New Malden), Olivia Mak (New Malden) and Man Yin Ng (New Malden).

Surrey’s over 60s County team consisting of Percy Collino, Samson Bekele, Rubert Bole and Carmen Vadji (New Malden) won promotion to the Premier Division of the over 60s County Championships winning every match in their Division.

The National Junior League at BATTS saw Crusaders A in Alpha Division (Division 1). Played 10 matches won 10 sets 56-4 and represented by Isaac Lennon (Sutton) on 100%. Jaydan Griffiths (Sutton) on 93.7%, Shing Him Yuen (Sutton) on 93.7% and Nico Mayorga (Sutton) on 85.7%.   

Graham Spicer A team.

At Cippenham’s National Junior League Graham Spicer A won the First Division title and the team on the final day consisted of Aleksei Dhillon-Francis (New Malden) on 88.9%, Hojeong Yoon (New Malden) on 88.9% and Aryan Sarma (New Malden). Eunice Lam (New Malden), Kelly Ng (New Malden) and Eesah Jamaluddin (New Malden) played a key part for Graham Spicer A in the previous days with Eunice winning 22 out of 26 matches. 

Graham Spicer B finished fourth in Division 1.  Graham Spicer C and Graham Spicer D played in the third Division with Graham Spicer C just edging Graham Spicer D as champions by one point. 

Alyona Bondar (New Malden) had an excellent day for the D team being unbeaten winning 9 of 9.

Shing Him Yuen won the triple at the Sutton Closed 2024, winning the Open Singles, Division 2 Singles and the Handicap event.

Surrey-based Paul Drinkhall (Ashford) played in the World Team Championships in Busan, South Korea, where England were knocked out by Romania.

In Paul’s match he only just lost in the fifth set 11-9.  Before that Paul was part of the team that beat Saudi Arabia and Kazakhstan.

Shaquille Webb-Dixon and Robert Pelc (Sutton) played for Fusion as Fusion lost 6-1 to BATTS in the Senior British League Premier Division. 

Jospeh Langham-Ferreira played for Brighton as they lost 4-3 to Drumchapel Glasgow in the Senior British League Premier Division.

Click here for the website of the Surrey County Table Tennis Association.

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