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Triangle Club Hosted Ping Pong Diplomacy Celebration Tournament

(By: Team Bowmar Sports)

The Ping Pong Diplomacy Celebration Tournament was held last week in the prestigious Triangle Badminton and Table Tennis Club. The event is in honor of the 50th anniversary of US/China Ping Pong Diplomacy.  Players competed in eight events including U800, U1150, U1450, U1650, U1850, U2150, RR Open and 2-Person Teams.

For the Open RR event, third seeded Rachid El Boubou was dominant from the start, going 3-0 in the group the groups, then winning his Quarterfinal and Semifinal matches 3-0.  He went on to defeat top seeded AJ Carney in the Final 3-2 (8, -8, 8, -8, 8).  The other Semifinalsts were Shivanand Goud and Stephanie Sun – Goud fell to Carney and Sun fell to El Boubou.

Later AJ got his revenge together with Stephanie Sun in the 2-Person Team Event beating Rachid El Boubou and Roman Potapov.

Open RR 1) Rachid El Boubou 2) A.J. Carney 3) Xizi Stephanie Sun

2-Person Team Event 1) A.J. Carney/ Stephanie Sun 2) Rachid El Boubou

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Event – First Place Second Place Third Place Third/Fourth Place
Under 800 RR Toma Mamoulashvili Avyukth Chellamani Rishab Jairam 3rd-Mong Lor
Under 1150 RR Guillermo Zuluaga Avyukth Chellamani Toma Mamoulashvili 3rd-Sidak Jolly
Under 1450 RR Frank Kraehe Diana Sosa Sayantan Sur 3rd-Wen Zhang
Under 1650 RR Ryan Tao Sean Smith Justin Foxworth 3rd-Diana Sosa
Under 1850 RR Matthew Worrell Roman Potapov Ziggy Rivkin-Fish 4th-Chris Miller
Under 2150 RR Avinash Sorab Seyed Saadat Wayne Carney 4th-Gauravdeep Aulakh
Open RR Rachid El Boubou A.J. Carney Xizi (Stephanie) Sun 4th-Shivanand Goud
2-Person Teams A.J. Carney Rachid El Boubou Tejas Avadhanula 4th-Chao Ouyang

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