Table tennis: Anse Aux Pins Junior Championship-Nibourette and Sinon claim top prizes


NibouretteThe tournament took place last Sunday with 53 players competing for the ultimate prize in their categories.

In the junior boys, Anil Nibourette defeated Dario Laurence 3-1 in the final. Laurence started out strongly, taking the first set 11-6, but then allowed Nibourette to win the other three sets, 11-7, 11-9 and 11-6.
In the junior girls’ category, since there were only four players, a league system was used. Laura Sinon won all her three matches, against Ruby Arissol, Alicia Ernesta and Christie Bristol. Sinon beat Arissol 3-0, Ernesta 3-0, and Bristol 3-2 to claim first prize.

The boys’ under-16s had Nahil Sally as the winner,Sinon beating Jean-Yves Pothin in his final match. Sally won in three straight sets, 11-9, 11-7 and 11-4.

And in the youngest category for the tournament, the boys’ under-12s, Greg Valmont climbed to the highest podium position by beating Bryon Mousbé. Valmont lost the first set 7-11 then pulled up his socks to win the next three, 11-8, 11-9 and 11-3.

The district’s National Assembly member, Joseph François, presented the cups and prizes to the winners.


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