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Surrey Table Tennis Notes December 2022

Published on: 20 Dec, 2022
Updated on: 19 Dec, 2022

By Chris Andrews

Young Surrey player Robert Pelc won a fistful of medals at the British Universities & Colleges Sport Table Tennis Individual Championships.

Robert Pelc.

The haul included gold in the Men’s Doubles with Shayan Siraj, silver in the Mixed Doubles with Denise Payet and bronze in the Men’s Singles. Robert is currently studying at the University of Nottingham.  

Surrey based Paul Drinkhall (Ashford) was beaten in a deciding game in the last 16 of the WTT Feeder Dusseldorf, by sixth seed Alvaro Robles, despite leading 3-1.

Joseph Langham-Ferreira.

In the Senior British League Premier Division, Joseph Langham-Ferreira playing for Brighton beat Ormesby 4-3

Surrey’s Junior 2nd Team, playing in County Division 1B, beat Wiltshire 1st 7-3, Cambridgeshire 1st 7-3, Sussex 2nd 10-0, Suffolk 1st 7-3, but lost to Middlesex 1st, to become runners-Up in the division. 

The team consisted of Jacob Archer (Sutton), Francesco Bonato, Max Flint (Merrow), George Stanev, Olivia Mak (New Malden) and Macy Ng.

A young Senior 2nd team represented Surrey in the County Championships Division 1B, playing against teams comprising mostly veterans. 

Surrey Junior 2nd team.

They beat Buckinghamshire 1st 6-4, drew 5-5 with Berkshire 1st and Sussex 2nd, lost to Essex 1’st, Middlesex 2nd, Suffolk 1st and Norfolk 1st. 

As you can see our second team was mostly playing other county’s first teams. 

The team consisted of Richard Pelc, Henry Maric-Murray (South Mitcham), David McKensie, Olivia Mak and Isabelle Joubeily.

At the veterans Super 60s Team Competition, Tony Needham’s team Dorset plus One were Men’s Division 3 winners. In Division 4,  Foresters 2nd came second with Michael Loveder, of Sutton, winning seven out of 10 matches.

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

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