TTN Malta annual awards

Saturday, March 17, 2012, 20:02

On Sunday 11th March TTN Malta held the annual awards presentation at the Osborne Hotel Valletta. Mr.Paul Dawson, Vice President of the Malta Table Tennis Association before handing out Achievement Certificates to students addressed players, parents, friends and TTN Malta associates. Director of TTN Malta, David Pace, also addressed those present. David mentioned that 2011 was a positive year for the organization and he highlighted a few points for 2012 such as the opening of a new center at De La Salle College in Cottonera, the introduction of more teams participating in the National League, the setting up of a Facebook group, Euro 100 Donic vouchers reward scheme for Junior National Championships accomplishments by students together with an internal incentive of 25, 50,100 euro Donic vouchers for Donic Grand Prix Tournament 2012.

David went on to mention the project for Gozo and the Gozitians. He said that the organization is moving towards a new center in Gozo which will shortly be in operation. TTN Malta works towards raising the standard of Table Tennis in Malta, it is for this reason that this year a selected group of students will be travelling to Vienna for an international training camp at the Werner Schlarger category A training center. The official international apparel was also launched on this occasion. It is to be noted that students who started taking up coaching sessions with TTN Malta have not only reached top National level but also on various occasions have been selected to represent Malta at International events, the latest being TTN Malta student Daniel Said to play for Malta in the next edition of the COJI Games in Sardinia, student Adam Zouari was selected for the same International last year, Jessica Pace represented Malta at the last edition of the Small Nations Games in Lichtenstein, Luca Balzan was selected for an ITTF pro – tour in April.

David ended his address by thanking all TTN collaborators, coaches, players, parents and sponsors namely St.Brigids Family Center – Malta Sport Online – Eurosport – Tip Top.

The following awards were claimed: Achievement on a National Level: Daniel Said, Luca Balzan, Adam Zouari, Christian Degorgio, Sacha Pace, Amy Degaetano, MichealaScerri, Jessica Pace, Jurgen Sammut, Karl Wismayer, Luke Cassar, Raoul Fenech, David Fenech, Jacob Camilleri and Kurt Butters. Females Award: MichealaScerri, Amy Degaetano, HaylieBartolo, Nicole Galea, Lisa Fenech, Clarissa Friggieri. Exemplary Adult Student: Mr.PaulSimonini. Parent/Student Easter Doubles: Runners Up Micheala& Edwin Scerri, Winners Matthew & Bernard Cassar. Parent/Student Xmas Doubles: Runners Up Amy & James Degaetano, Winners David & Anthony Grima. Donic Grand Prix Beginners: RunnerUpHaylieBartolo, Winner Nicole Galea. Emerging: Runner Up Andrea Mulgiett, Winner Luke Cassar. Advanced & Intermediate: Runner Up David Grima, Winner Daniel Said.

TTN Malta enquiries for coaching may be accessed by logging onto www.tabletennisnursery.eu or sending an e mail on info@tabletennisnursery.eu alternatively calls may be made on 9944 6916





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