Carlos Cui won the open division, while Mishek Musa won the under-15 Cadets’ division of the Barrow & Williams Summer Table Tennis Tournament held under the auspices of the Belize Table Tennis Association at the Belize Elementary School on Sunday, July 22.
Cui won the championship finals 3-1 over Nicholas Martin. Cui advanced by a 3-0 win over Fabio Carballo in the first round and a 3-0 win over Mike Rivero in the second round. He went on to triumph 3-0 over Martin in their first encounter in the third round.
Martin had advanced undefeated up to that point by a 3-0 win over Leo Carballo in the first round and a 3-1 win over Davis Huang in the second round. Huang rebounded from his loss to triumph in the losers’ bracket: 3-0 over Miguel Reyes, 3-1 over Gian Lisbey, 3-0 over Mike Rivero and 3-0 over Moses Babb, who finished in fourth place. Huang challenged Martin again, and ranked third after he lost again 3-1, and Martin advanced to the finals and his second loss to Cui.
Mishek Musa won the under-15 championship finals 3-0 over Ashar Arthurs. Mishek advanced by a 3-0 win over Fabio Carballo in the opening round and a 3-0 win over Ashar Arthurs in the second round. Ashar won 3-2 over Gian Lisbey in the opening round. Lisbey triumphed 3-2 over Fabio Carballo in the losers’ bracket, but lost 0-3 to Ashar Arthurs, who challenged Mishek Musa in the finals. Mishek won a second time: 3-0 to clinch the championship.