The 2019 Queensland Junior Championships were recently held at the Mackay Table Tennis Centre from 17-20 April.
Brisbanite Richard Littler won a gold medal in the U18 Boys' doubles (partnered with Albert Dorgeloh from Mackay). Richard also claimed a bronze in the mixed doubles with Leah Scott from Bundaberg. Richard had a busy tournament also winning the silver in the Under 18s Boys' Singles.
Brisbane representatives Tamika Connolly won the bronze in the Under 18s girls' singles. Sister Keira Connolly did the same in the under 13 girls' singles.
Youman (DJ) Li claimed the silver medal in the under 15 boys' singles.
Scarlett Ira also won a silver in the under 11 girls' singles.
Brisbane Team claimed the silver in the teams event for the Under 18 Boys' team. Richard Littler & Braden Li fought hard in the gold medal match. In the Under 18 Girls' team event, Meena Bakanay & Tamika Connolly played well to also win a silver medal.
In the under 15 boys' team event our Brisbane team, Zach Bakanay and You-man Li narrowly missed out and won silver.
Meena Bakanay together with Tahnee Green from Wynnum won the silver in the under 18s girls' doubles. Likewise Keria Connolly with her partner Emily Steffen from Rockhampton won the silver in the Under 15 girls' doubles. Keria was busy because she also won the bronze in the Under 13 girls' doubles with partner Scarlett Ira.
Best of luck to our representatives who will compete at the National Championships from 7-13 July in Wollongong, New South Wales.