Green, a Namibian National Table Tennis player, was on top of his game and scored an 11-4, 11-5, 11-9, 6-11, 11-7 victory in the best out of seven set final. The Plate final was won by Colin Wang Yuqing, from the HATTC who defeated 15 year old Patrick Beggs of the DHPS.
The evergreen Christa Mrozek (SKW TT Club) came out on top of the Ladies section, going undefeated throughout her seven (7) matches. Runner up was Khutsafalo Sekolokwane, hailing from Botswana.
Father and Daughter combination of Rudi & Reese Saunderson (Hochland Acers) defeated Kaitlyn Beukes & Heiko Fleidl (SKW) 4-1 in the Mixed Doubles section final to take the gold medal.
In the Mens Doubles category, the combination of Heiko Fleidl & Johann Malan (SKW) defeated Singles Champion, Wayne Green and South African, Cleef Bailey 4-3, in a nail-biting affair to take the famous Sigrid Göbel Cup. The final score was 11-8, 9-11, 11-7, 4-11, 11-6, 7-11, 11-5 in the favour of Fleidl/Malan.
The women’s draw accommodated eight (8) and the men’s draw eighteen (18) players. The next upcoming tournament is the Namibian Nationals scheduled for Saturday, 23 July 2016.
The complete results are as follows:
Mens Singles Open:
1. Wayne Green (SKW)
2. Fabian Tait (HA)
3. Heiko Fleidl (SWK) & Cleef Bailey (RSA)
1. Heiko Fleidl & Johann Malan (SKW)
2. Wayne Green & Cleef Bailey
3. Rudi Saunderson & Christa Mrozek
1. Christa Mrozek (SKW)
2. Khutsafalo Sekolokwane (HA)
3. Reese Saunderson & Kaitlyn Beukes
1. Reese & Rudi Saunderson (HA)
2. Kaitlyn Beukes & Heiko Fleidl (SKW)
3. Christa Mrozek & Johann Malan (SKW)
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