Who’s who in the Guyana Junior table tennis team (Part 3)

Name: Navindra Persaud 

Age: 14

Local titles won: Two (last in 2013)

Experience for Guyana; Guyana 2013, USA 2015, 2016

Category competing in: Under 15 singles, doubles, mix doubles and team

Style of play: Right hand defense

Strengths: Serves, ball control and backhand

School: Queen’s College Secondary

Goals: “I hope to represent my county well and play to the best of my ability. I would also like to win the tournament.”

Name: Kyle Edghill 

Age: 17

Local titles won: 12 (in ten years)

Experience for Guyana; Dominican Republic 2006, Jamaica 2011, Trinidad and Tobago 2014, Canada 2015

Category competing in: Under 18 singles, doubles, mix doubles and team

Style of play: Left hand offense

Strengths: Attacking push, strong backhand and forehand

School: Mae’s Secondary

Goals: “My main focus is to collect the team’s under18 title and continue to hold the under 18 boys doubles title and make something happen in the singles”

Name: Abigale Martian 

Age: 13

Local titles won: 12 (last in 2016)

Experience for Guyana:  Dominican Republic 2013, Jamaica 2015, 2016, USA 2016

Category competing in: Under 15 singles, doubles, mix doubles and team

Style of play: Right hand all rounder

Strengths: Looping

School: St. Mary’s High school

Goals: “I want to do much better than I did last year.”

Name: Dhaneah Persaud 

Age: 9

Local titles won: One – 2017

Experience for Guyana; Jamaica 2016, USA 2016

Category: Under 15 singles

Style of play: Right hand offense

Strengths: Looping

School: Mae’s Primary

Goals: “I want to play hard to reach the finals and win the tournament.”

Name: Yeudistir Persaud 

Age: 14

Local titles won: 10 (last in 2016)

Experience for Guyana; Guyana 2013, USA 2015, 2016

Category competing in: Under 15 singles, doubles and team

Style of play: Right hand offense

Strengths: Looping

School: Mae’s Secondary

Goals: “I just want to be victorious and win each category.”

Name: Tirishatha Sample 

Age: 16

Local titles won: Two

Experience for Guyana: International debut

Category competing in: Under 18 singles

Style of play: Right hand defense

Strengths: Forehand

School: Central High School

Goals: “I not sure about winning but I just want to do my best.”

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