Chronicle Report 26th May 2016

The Bath and District Table Tennis League’s end of season presentation/social evening took place at Bath City FC on Friday 20th May. The function was well-attended by members and their partners/families who enjoyed a buffet, and were entertained by a quiz and a performance by the chamber ensemble “No Strings Attached.” For the first time in many years the event was attended by the Mayor of Bath – the league’s patron.

The Mayor (Councillor Will Sandry) presented trophies to the winners and runners-up of the league titles, team cup competitions, and closed championships.

Chippenham A’s Gary Baldwin won a number of team and individual trophies, including his eleventh Open Singles title, but was unable to collect his awards in person as he was taking part in the World veteran’s championships in Alicante. His young daughter Suzanne received his prizes on his behalf.

Leon Kashdan-Brown of Bathford D, the winner of two junior cups at the closed championships, was also unable to attend in person. He was representing the South-West in the national inter-region championships being held at Kettering.

Trophy Winners:

League Titles

Premier Division – Winners Chippenham A, Runners-up Oldfield C

Division 1 – W Bath Invaders, R/U Chippenham C

Division 2 - W Radstock Wreckers, R/U Bear Flat A

Team Cup Competitions

KO Cup – W Chippenham A, R/U Chippenham B

Restricted Cup – W Yatton Keynell B, R/U Ensleigh

Handicap Cup – W Yatton Keynell B, R/U Oldfield C

Closed Championships

Open Singles – W Gary Baldwin (Chippenham A) R/U Terry Parkins (Chippenham A)

Open Singles Plate – W Bob Hindle (Oldfield A) R/U Mark Kinlocke (Bristol CS)

Veterans Singles – W Gary Baldwin (Chippenham A) R/U Andy Cox (Chippenham B)

Handicap Singles - W Wilf Adams (Yatton Keynell D) R/U Martyn Le Butt (Key Centre A)

Handicap Singles Plate – W Simon Monks (Bath Invaders) R/U Mike Newton (Oldfield D)

Juniors Single U/18 – W Leon Kashdan-Brown (Bathford D) R/U Ben Jukes (Bathford C)

Junior Singles U/14 – W Leon Kashdan-Brown, R/U Cal Levitt

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