More than 170 players from North Island showing their love and passion for table tennis, contested Auckland Table Tennis ANZAC tournament held at Auckland Table Tennis stadium on Sunday 11th April.
In the D grade singles event 84 players competed in 28 groups, making it a busy day on the tables. Eli Ho was the final victor in the D grade singles event.
Eli, a 9 year old boy, beat (3-0) top seed player DHANDA Varun in group 9 to become the only player from that group into the knockout stage.
He knocked out Maco Cheung(3-0), Oliver Blaom(3-1), Ben Xiong from North shore(3-0) on the way to the semi-final. He defeated, in semi-final, Yuchen Zhang(3-0) – an adult who aimed to win the title.
In the final Eli, the only player from Waikato, beat Jayden Cheung 3-1 to clinch the D grade title.
Congratulations on Eli’s success at the Auckland Anzac tournament!