Andy has just competed in the European Veterans Championship 2017 which was held in Helsingborg, Sweden from 26th June to 1st July. After finishing 3rd in his qualifying group, which included 2 very strong players, he entered the Consolation Group. He progressed steadily through the rounds of 64,32 &16 finishing with a 3-0 win in the round of 8. He then met Ken Stonebridge, the England`s 70` Champion, (who was eliminated from his main group on countback) in the semi final. Andy won the first game 11-6, lost the second 12-10 but won the third again 11-6. This score was reversed in the fourth game then Ken won the decider 11-9. Ken then went on to easily win the Final.
Author: Peter Buckell via Reigate and Redhill Table Tennis League
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