Locals win senior titles in table tennis.
Several local senior table tennis players recently traveled to Henderson, Nevada (Nevada Senior Games) and St. George, Utah (Huntsman World Senior Games) to compete in table tennis tournaments. The Huntsman World Senior Games is the largest multi-sport senior athletic competition in the world. Over 10,000 senior athletes compete in over 30 sports.
At the Nevada Senior Games, Alan Hammerand (Ventura) and Gary Whiddon (Thousand Oaks) won a silver medal in men’s doubles and several at the Huntsman World Senior Games.
Results from the Huntsman World Senior Games:
- Men’s Age Singles: David Pessoa – Gold
- Women’s Age Singles: Faye Gebert – Bronze
- Men’s Doubles: Gary Gebert/David Pessoa (Agoura)- Gold
- Women’s Doubles: Amy Akashi/Faye Gebert – Bronze
- Men’s Random Draw Doubles: Alan Hammerand/David Pessoa – Gold
- Mixed Doubles: Faye Gebert (Canoga Park) Gary Gebert – Bronze
- Rated Singles (1000-1199): Faye Gebert – Silver
- Super Tiered Round Robin Doubles: Amy Akashi (Camarillo)Alan Hammerand – Bronze