Categoría: Noticias generales

Wu Xue in a Different Class at the Latin American Championships

By: Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
March 27
Wu Xue invincible at the 2007 Latin American Championships
Foto por: Valdecir Carvalho

The Dominican Republic’s Wu Xue, the top seed in the Women’s Singles event at the Latin American Championships in São Paulo, justified her exalted position in the draw by winning the title without the loss of a single game.

An Attractive Future as Jeanine Cuardos de Freile Leads Ecuador Forward

By: Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
March 27
Jeanine Cuardos de Freile guiding Ecuador into a new era
Foto por: Valdecir Carvalho

Table tennis in Latin America is moving forward as a direct result of initiatives introduced in recent years by the International Table Tennis Federation. The effects of courses organised under the umbrella of the ITTF Development Programme plus the tournament and training opportunities afforded by the ITTF Global Junior Programme are taking definite effect.

Brasil y Venezuela ORO en dobles

Brasil continua arriba en la medalleria general del campeonato latinoamericano de mayores de tenis de mesa que se celebra en sao paulo, brasil.

Los auriverdes se alzaron con el oro en la modalidad de dobles masculino con la pareja conformada por Hugo Hoyama y Thiago Monteiro quienes vencieron en la final a sus mas duros contrincantes en este torneo, representados en los argentinos Pablo Tabachnik y Liu Song quienes tambien disputaron con ellos las finales por equipos.

Melecio Rivera and Jairo Paez Elected to Office at General Assembly

Sao Paulo, Brazil, March, 26
Melecio Rivera and Jairo Paez at the helm of table tennis in Latin America
Photo By: Carlos Esnard

El Salvador’s Melecio Rivera and Colombia’s Jairo Paez were elected President and Deputy President respectively of the Latin American Table Tennis Union at the General Assembly held in São Paulo on Sunday 25th March 2007.

Finalists on World Junior Circuit Book Safe Passages to Main Draw

Sao Paulo, Brazil, March, 26
Marcelo Aguirre, the winner in Chile and through to the main draw in São Paulo
Photo By: Cristian Larrain

Paraguay’s Marcelo Aguirre and El Salvador’s Josué Donado contested the final of the Boys’ Singles event at the ITTF World Junior Circuit event in Chile on Sunday 11th March 2006; Aguirre being the player to emerge victorious.

Puerto Rican Teenager Impresses as Top Seeds Progress Unhindered

Sao Paulo, Brazil, March, 26
Jerica Marrero making consistent progress
Photo By: Rodrigo Stafford

The top four seeds in the Women’s Singles event at the Latin American Championships in São Paulo, Brazil, all came through the group stage on Monday 26th March 2007 unscathed.
There were few problems for the Dominican Republic’s top seed, Wu Xue, second seed Brazil’s Ligía Silva, third seed Venezuela’s Fabiola Ramos and fourth seed Chile’s Berta Rodrigues. However, the player to catch the eye and underline her consistent progress was Puerto Rico’s eighteen year old Jerica Marrero.

Brasil Campeón Latinoamericano por Equipos

Culminada la primera modalidad en el marco del campeonato latinoamericano de mayores disputado en Sao Paulo Brasil, los anfitriones hicieron respetar la casa y se alzaron con los titulos tanto femenino como masculino en equipos.

Luego de un renido duelo con Argentina, el equipo masculino de Brasil asumio la revancha del equipo gaucho que lo habria relegado al segundo lugar en el pasado latinoamericano, como la oportunidad de reconquistar la hegemonia en el continente honrando la casa.