Table Tennis – North Herts Banded 2* Open Grand Prix
Over 60 competitors took part in the event which took place at Hitchin Boys Sports Centre, this was the 11th year that the local League has run this event.
It was good to see N Herts players participating and winning some of the prizes.
The Mens’s Singles Final was a clash of the Grand Prix Titans. Chris Doran (Np), England beat Gav Rumgay, Scotland in a 5 set classic Final.
Other results were as follows (N Herts players in bold)
Women’s Singles. Winner Aurelie Bernadet (France) Runner Up Rebecca Bayley (Isle of Man)
Men’s Band 1 Winner Adam Nutland.(Wo) Runner Up Luke Walsh (He)
Men’s Band 2 Winner Luke Walsh (He) Runner Up Stephen Joslin (E)
Men’s Band 3 Winner Alex Forshaw (Sy) Runner Up Billy Ho (Wi)
Men’s Band 4 Winner Billy Ho (Wi) Runner Up Noor Owadally (Mi)
Men’s Band 5 Winner Semi Idowu (Mi) Runner Up Steve Pound (Sx)
Men’s Band 6 Winner Semi Idowu (Mi) Runner Up Richard Grethe (He)
Women’s Band 2 Winner Aurelie Bernadet (France) Runner up Ikue Humphrey Mi)
Women’s Band 3 Winner Ikue Humphrey (Mi) Runner up Rebecca Bayley (IOM)
Veterans Singles Winner Mike O’Driscoll (Y) Runner up Jimmy Walsh (He)
U21 Men’s Winner Adam Nutland (Wo) Runner up Alex Forshaw (Sy)
U21 Women’s Winner Rebecca Bayley (IOM) Runner up Emily Godfrey (E)
Doubles Winners Chris Doran (Np)/Joe Killoran (Ch)Runners up Kiyonom Udagawa (Mi)/Tomofumi Kato (Mi)
Thanks go to Mick Strode, Referee, Val Murdoch Deputy Referee, Alex Murdoch, Organiser and Assistance From a number of Local League players.
Presentation photographs will be on the N Herts Website northhertstabletennis.org.uk