Development | 7 Nov 2023
Riga City Council’s Cup 2023 gathered 250 players
The "Riga City Council’s Cup 2023," an international youth table tennis competition took place in Riga. The event brought together more than 250 players from 13 countries.
On the first day, October 27th, Polish and Lithuanian representatives triumphed among athletes born in 2012 or younger. Monika PAWLOWSKA became the girls' champion, and Motiejus ADAMONIS won the boys' competition. Latvia’s Arina GLAZUNOVA won bronze medal.
On the same day, among athletes born in 2010 or younger, Deimantė ADLYTĖ became the girls' champion, and Adam STACHOWIAK won the boys' competition. Latvians secured only one medal that day, with Arina Glazunova winning the bronze in the youngest group.
The winners in category of boys born 2007 to 2009 were Larry TRUMPAUSKAS from England and Aylin ASGAROVA from Azerbaijan in the girls' competition. Second place went to Adil AHMADZADA from Azerbaijan and Viltautė ADAMONYTĖ from Lithuania for the girls.
October 29th brought double success for the English player Larry TRUMPAUSKAS in the boys' finals for players born from 2004 to 2006, as he won the gold. The runner-up was last year's winner, Naphong BOONYAPRAPA from England. The girls' finals concluded with Moldova's Camelia MERENCO defeating Erin GREEN from England.
The Presidents of the Moldova Table Tennis Federation Ion SARANDI, and the Icelandic Table Tennis Association Auður Tinna AÐALBJARNARDÓTTIR, visited the competitions.
"Our team had a great time, and we hope to return again next year. We look forward to more cooperation between Latvia and Iceland in our great sport," said Auður TINNA.
The "Riga City Council’s Youth Cup 2023" is organized by the Table Tennis Federation of Latvia, the main organization responsible for table tennis in Latvia. The cup is supported by the Riga City Council and the Latvian Sports Federations Council.
The full results at: https://lgtf.lv/#/viewpage/7
Pictures from the competitions: https://www.flickr.com/photos/199382801@N02/albums