Entries by Napi Boekhoudt

Devon stops Dimitri’s winning streak

Tuesday last week, June 25th, in the FMTK Cup A-class Devon finally brought Dimitri winning streak to an end. With a participation of 16 players the night got started with the first 24 matches to find out who all will result in the last 8 for the quarter finals. There were some tight 5 sets […]

Dimitri won the senior in the ABC Tournament

After the ceremonial act, whereby our president showed our appreciation to the Chinese consulate by giving them a plaque, the tournament was called open by the acting Consul General, mr. XUE. With the chines donation the federation was able to renovate its playing hall. Aruba came with a delegation of 10 players: 3 seniors and […]

The Chinese Consulate General Donates to the Curaçao Table Tennis Federation

The Curaçao Table Tennis Federation is commemorating 35th anniversary of its complex, Irene Moreno. It has been in need for facilities update for a long time. Last year, the Chinese Consulate donated the sustainable renovation project for the complex, including higher quality vinyl flooring, LED lights system, match tables and training equipment, in order to […]

Dimitri unstoppable in A-division

On May 16th the Federation had his yearly Oscar Salas Tournament. Dimitri won this tournament for the third time consecutive by defeating Devon Meilink 3-1 (8-11 / 12-10 / 11-6 / 11-7. With participation of 16 players in 4 groups of 4 players each, Dimitri lost only 2 sets of 7 matches he played. This […]

Napi run away with the title after falling in as substitution

Wednesday April 24th, Curacao Table Tennis Federation had its traditional Lulu Salas Tournament. This tournament was for the category B-class. There were 16 participants with both men as women competing for the title. Last time this category was played in February it was Ralph Winedt who won. The tournament started very promising as there were […]


On Tuesday April 16th the traditional Harry Walters Tournament took place with an occupation of 16 A-players. This time Michael Dalnoot and Sigmar Carmelia were the two major absences. There were some tight matches during the classification round. Some to be mentioned: In group 2 three players end up in a triple draw. Jaysron Mathilda […]

Begina again the best among the 50+

This tournament was very interested and 20 players did show up. They played first the qualification games for the quarter final. The 8 players were the best 2 of each of the 4 groups. Last Thursday March 21st, the FTMK organized the table tennis 50+ Tournament sponsored by a former table tennis player from the […]

Ulrich “Pel” Hernandez nominated as official 2018 by FDOK

Last Saturday, February 23rd, the Curacao Sport and Olympic Federation (FDOK) had its annual event, in which they praise athletes, officials and sport administrators to highlight their achievements during 2018. These selected groups are appointed by their associations and nominated by FDOK. Ulrich “Pel” Hernandez has been nominated as official 2018. Ulrich “Pel” Hernandez is […]

Edith Mac Leod praised by FDOK

Last Saturday, February 23rd, the Curacao Sport and Olympic Federation (FDOK) had its annual event, in which they praise the athletes to highlight their achievements during 2018. Also some persons, who have been valuable over the years for their associations were appointed. For example, the Curacao Table Tennis Association has nominated Mrs. Edith Mac Leod […]

Tremendous return of Ralph Winedt in the table tennis arena

After an absence of more than a year, the 17-year-old Ralph Winedt is back and wrote the RAPIDTRONC tournament on his behalf last Wednesday February 20th. This level B tournament had a participation of 19 players. Ralph won from Dik Hendriks, who won this level with the National Championships last year. Ralph won in a […]

Franklin Lopez from Aruba won the STENS’73 Tournament Category Master 50+

Following the commemoration of STENS ’73 and celebration of Robert Hose 70 year birth day that same night Thursday February 14th, the Master 50+ STENS ’73 tournament took place with participation of 24 players, including the brothers Alfred and Win Chow Leong, Franklin Lopez and James Letren, all from Aruba and Freddy Beukenboom from Bonaire. […]

Tremendous tribute to the legendary local table tennis player Robert Hose

Thursday, on Valentine’s Day February 14th, the Curaçao Table Tennis Federation with the STENS 73 players Franklin Mathilda and Raymond Begina commemorated the fact that 45 years ago STIGA changed her name for STENS 73 after they had participated in the World Championship in Yugoslavia. Together with Robert Hose they went as the first Netherlands […]

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 […]