Leicestershire Schools Table Tennis Associoation - Schools Individual Championships 2022 Report
Posted: Thu, 05 Jan 2023 10:52
The Leicestershire Schools Table Tennis Association were delighted to have a record 164 entries for the Schools Individual Championships 2022, an increase of 35 compared to the previous year. The Championships were held at Knighton Park Table Tennis Club (KPTTC) and the Leicester Grammar School (LGS) on Saturday December 10th.
The largest entry was for the Under 11s – where 42 boys and 12 girls entered. A busy morning ensued with some good play by promising youngsters from a number of schools- notably St John the Baptist Leicester and St Peters CofE Market Bosworth.
At LGS, there were 42 participants in the Under 13 boys , 47 in the under 16 boys and 10 in the Under 19 boy, 6 girls in the under 13 girls, 2 girls in under 16 girls and 3 in the under 19 girls. Overall, the matches were action-packed and competitive, with some fantastic skill and sportsmanship on show.
Below are the individual champions that will go on to represent Leicestershire in the Table Tennis England National Schools Individual Championships in April 2023 in Wolverhampton.
U11 Boys - Charles Rowell (St Peters Market Bosworth)
U11 Girls - Amy Cansdale (St John the Baptist, Leicester)
U13 Boys - Hudson Reid (Castle Mead, Leicester)
U13 Girls - Catherine Lv (Leicester Grammar School, Great Glen)
U16 Boys - Kai Bhakta (Brookvale Groby)
U16 Girls - Isabelle Knight (The Market Bosworth School)
U19 Boys - Kalan Bhakta (Brookvale Groby)
U19 Girls - Roma Morjaria (Beauchamp City 6th Form)
U11 Boys - St Peters CofE, Market Bosworth
U11 Girls - St John the Baptist, Leicester
U13 Boys - Rushey Mead, Leicester
U13 Girls - Beauchamp, Oadby
U16 Boys - Manor, Oadby
U16 Girls - Beauchamp, Oadby
Our thanks go to KPTTC and LGS for hosting the tournaments, as well as Active Together, who's grant to the Leicestershire Schools Table Tennis Association support our competitions.
Thank you to all the players for their enthusiasm, skill and co-operation during the day, as well as to parents and supporters, and to those that organised and helped run on the day.
Source: Leicestershire Schools Table Tennis Association