Table tennis champs to be held at GrandWest

2016-11-15 06:00

The International Table Tennis Federation’s World Junior Table Tennis Championship is set to take place at GrandWest from Wednesday 30 November to Wednesday 7 December.

Matches will take place daily from 10:00 to 17:00. Entry is R80 per person for spectators.

Six players from South Africa will take part in the tournament in which 19 countries will be participating. The players representing their respective countries will compete in individual and team categories, with the individual events taking place first. The championship is limited to a total entry of 96 boys and girls. Each of the qualifying countries will be allocated a maximum of four players and South Africa six players as host country.

“GrandWest is honoured to play host to this year’s World Junior Table Tennis Championship for the first time. We encourage the community to be part of the action by coming down to support the players,” says Elouise Matthys, promotions manager of GrandWest.

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