Knight region’s top junior
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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