Barbadian Tyrese Knight displaying his winning trophy. (GP)
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TYRESE KNIGHT emerged as the boys’ champion and Barbados won six medals to finish second at the Caribbean Cadet and Junior Table Tennis Championships in Guyana.
Seventeen-year-old Knight was on fire at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in Georgetown when the tournament climaxed earlier this week.
He defeated Trinidad and Tobago’s Luc O’Young 4-0 (11-6, 11-9, 11-4 and 12-10) in the final.
He had earlier beaten Carlos Sanchez of Cuba 11-9, 11-6, 13-11, 11-7 in the semi-final round.
Ramon Maxwell and Rashon Goddard captured gold in the cadet boys’ doubles category after beating Jamal Nicholas and Terrence Rausche of Guyana 12-14, 11-7, 12-10, 12-10. (RA)
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