Vancouver perfect host for Americas Masters Games

Marta Nykl (left) and Dr Chandra Madosingh (right) in Vancouver(Photo: courtesy of Dr Chandra Madosingh) by Ian Marshall, ITTF Editor Vancouver, the magnificently located city on the west coast of Canada, emerged as the highly successful home for the inaugural 2016 Americas Masters Games. Staged from Friday 26th August to Sunday 4th September, sporting venues throughout the Greater Vancouver area were used with the table tennis events being held at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Over 10,000 athletes from 52 countries participated in the ten day event. “For table tennis, the age groups were divided from 35 to over 75 years categories. They registered from seven different countries. We followed Americas Masters Games policy and the ITTF laws were in effect. Ten Double Fish 45B tables