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Dimitri takes an early lead in 2019 by the first tournament DONIC

With a good occupation of 16 players the Curacao Table Tennis Federation started her first tournament of 2019. It was about the Donic tournament, which traditional is the first one the last 6 years. The preliminary round started with some surprises, whereby Devon Meilink was defeated by his team mate Corné Klopper 3-2 and Raymond […]

Christmas gift tournament 2018

The traditionally Christmas gift tournament, which is considered as closure of the season, took place last Sunday, December 16th. Starting from around 10.30, table tennis has been played among 26 players. These players were grouped depending of their ages and levels. The B-class, 18-40 years, 41-50 years, 51-60 years and the age of 61+. Those […]

Dimitri MVP 2018

Having a successful year 2018 by winning 5 of the 6 events organized by the federation, Dimitri Leon finishes ranking with 109 points by far as number one. This is the reason, why he has been declared as the MVP 2018 of the Curacao Table Tennis Federation. Since 2016 that this award has been introduced, […]

Dimitri won his 6th title in a National Championship of Curacao

In the first week of December the National Championship took place whereby in Senior the title of Curacao Champ 2018 was in play. Playing in 4 groups of 4 several good matches took place and the following players passed through to the semi-finals:  Dimitri Leon, Devon Meilink, Henny Metry and the surprising Ravi Rajwani, who […]

National Championship 2018 section Double

In the first week of December the National Championship the Doubles were forming part of the whole and 10 teams were present to see which one is the best duo. The big favorite couple was doubtless Devon Meink / Henny Metry. They are forming together with Michael Dalnoot the almost unbeaten team Hairburst. They reached […]

National Championship 2018 section B-class

In the first week of December the National Championship took place whereby the B-class was introduced. This is a division formed for those who cannot played the highest level. It was a division where both the men as the ladies and some youth players could play for a price. The last 4 were the 12 […]

Hairburst “the team to beat”

This year the team competion was played over several months, starting from mid-August to end up with its finals in this week 6 and 8 of November 2018. In the A-class there were 6 teams: Hairburst, E&D, Freshman 1, Freshman 2, DONIC and Barberia Cinto. In the category Master there were 7 teams: DONIC, Watch […]

Raymond the best among the oldies

Thursday June 7th, the one before last event of the first half of 2018 took place, namely the VETS 40+ for the FTMK Cup. There were 12 participants, whereby more than half were players above the age of 65. Some of the players in the forties, ranked among the best 10 of Curaçao, did not […]

Dimitri won the FTMK Cup with over power

Last on June 19th FTMK had closed the first part of 2019 with his FTMK Cup for men single. Dimitri Leon won his 4th  tournament of 2019 by defeating Sigmar Carmelia 3-0 and he is thus in full command of the ranking. He is leading this ladder system with 108 points, which is 30 points ahead […]

Ulrich Hernandez has his IU Badge

Recently the Curaçao Table Tennis Federation received the joyful news that Mr. Ulrich Hernandez has passed successfully his IU Exam in Oslo Norway. Hernandez is only the 2nd IU of the Caribbean and the 14th among all Latin America. Curaçao is back on track as Curacao had several IU’s in the past, whereby Curaçao’s umpires […]

Dimitri won the Harry Walters Cup 2018

Harry Walters was the 3rd president of our Federation during her more than 60 year existance. He was president during the period 1961-1971. A very difficult period for Curacao but social as economical wise, with among other things the closure of the Shell refinary, paired with a great immigration to Holland. To give the table […]

Dimitri second year in a row winner of Oscar Salas Tournament

As the Curacao Table Tennis Federation continues with its activities, last Tuesday Oscar Salas Tournament was scheduled. With 19 inscriptions, this yearly presented event by the family Salas started at 20.00 in our sport arena Sala Rekreo Irene Moreno. There were among the 27 matches in the preliminary round some very interesting and tight games. […]

VETS 50+ honored to Tony and won by Begina

Thursday, March 22nd Curacao Table Tennis Federation had her first Master Tournament VETS 50+ of the 2018. This tournament was honored to Anthony “Tony” Wijshijer as our member for years. Tony played table tennis more than 50 years and played during his studying period in Holland and Belgium at a high level. Tony never won […]

Devon bursts loose by winning Hairburst Tournament

Last Tuesday March 16th the Curacao Table Tennis Federation has her second tournament named Hairburst. A tournament meant for the category Men Single Open. As the ranking was in play the interest was very high. There were 19 participants and the tournament was set up with 3 elimination games based on the knock-out system and […]

Dimitri starts 2018 victoriously

Tuesday February 6th, The Curacao Table Tennis Federation started with the first event on her calendar 2018. As it has been a tradition the last 5 years, the DONIC championship opens the year in the category Senior Single Open, valid for the ranking as well. The amount of participants was 22 and could not be […]

Michael Dalnoot MVP despite losing his national title

Michael Dalnoot was proclaimed the MVP as he edged the ranking by one point over Dimitri Leon. As the federation tried to promote the ranking system as much is possible and giving it a true added value the MVP award is given to that player who ends up by the end of the year as […]