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2018 ITTF World Cadet Challenge Team Update: US/Canada Teams Score Upsets

2018 ITTF World Cadet Challenge Team Update: US/Canada Teams Score Upsets (by Steve Hopkins) Tottori, Japan is the host of the 2018 ITTF World Cadet Challenge.  The events run from October 27 to 31 and include six events: girls/boys singles, doubles, and team events. The top individual players by seed on the boys’ side are […]

2017 World Cadet Challenge Final Update

(By Bruce Liu) 2017 World Cadet Challenge Final Update Asian cadets won all the gold medals except one, well half – the Mixed Doubles by the BRA and KOR pair. For US Players, one silver medal and two bronze medals. Not a bad effort. Here is the summary: – Cadet Boys Team, Michael Tran and […]

World Cadet Challenge: Doubles pairs in sync

(by Wade Townsend) World Cadet Challenge: Doubles pairs in sync The opening rounds of doubles events at the World Cadet Challenge were swift in brutal in Fiji. The Cadet Boys’ Doubles the matches went by the book. Fifteen out of sixteen matches not only followed the seeding, they also were all won in three straight […]

World Cadet Challenge: Asia doubles down on gold

(by Wade Townsend ) World Cadet Challenge: Asia doubles down on gold In a steamy Vodafone Arena, Team Asia showed for a second year running that they rule the cadets category. In the Girls’ Team Event, Team Asia was able to see off a tenacious North America 3-0. Despite not playing in the final, and […]

World Cadet Challenge: Bronze medalists found in Fiji

(by Wade Townsend) World Cadet Challenge: Bronze medalists found in Fiji Europe and North America won’t be going home empty handed after they both won their respective bronze medal playoffs. Team Europe secured a place on the podium in the Girls’ Team Event today as they bested Latin America for bronze. Jamila Laurenti was the […]

World Cadet Challenge: Day one wrap-up

(by Wade Townsend) World Cadet Challenge: Day one wrap-up Day one at the 2017 World Cadet Challenge was packed full of matches as the globe’s most talented kids battled through three team matches for a place in the main draw. New kids on the block North America upset the seeding in the Girls’ Team Event […]

World Cadet Challenge: Early upset; North America on the rise

(by Wade Townsend/Photo by ITTF) World Cadet Challenge: Early upset; North America on the rise Tides could be turning in table tennis as North America put up a classy display to defeat Europe in the Cadet Girls’ Teams. When Team Europe and Team North America clashed it seemed to destined to be a close match. […]

Training camps set stage in Suva

(by Wade Townsend) Training camps set stage in Suva Four teams have arrived early in Fiji looking for an edge before the World Cadet Challenge gets underway. Continents will soon clash in Fiji as the world’s best cadets make their way to Suva for the 2017 ITTF World Cadet Challenge (WCC). But before the event […]

2016 World Cadet Challenge Photos & Results

2016 World Cadet Challenge Photos & Results 2016 World Cadet Challenge Photos & Results Courtesy of ITTF Congratulations to the North American Team on their recent achievements at the 2016 World Cadet Challenge in Shanghai, China! Cadet Boys Singles: ALGUETTI Sharon – Quarterfinal Cadet Girls Singles: WANG Amy – Quarterfinal Cadet Boys Doubles: LIU Victor /  ALGUETTI Sharon […]

North American Teams Win Bronze at 2015 World Cadet Challenge

North American Teams Win Bronze at 2015 World Cadet Challenge Yesterday at the 2015 World Cadet Challenge in Sharm El-Sheikh, North American Teams won Bronze medals in both the Boys Teams and Girls Teams competitions. North America Boys Team: Victor Liu (USA), Jack Wang (USA) & Jeremy Hazin (CAN) North America Girls Team: Crystal Wang (USA), […]

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