Fair Play award for Ben Gould

A proud moment for Ben Gould (Photo: Rémy Gros) by Ian Marshall, Editor Upholding the best interests of sport, an act of fair play; an award is made each year by the Swaythling Club International at the ITTF World Junior Championships to a player who has exemplified those qualities and set an example to all.In the Italian resort of Riva del Garda, at the most recent edition of the now well-established tournament; on Sunday 3rd December, the award was presented to Australia’s Ben Gould. At the commencement of the tournament the referee meets with all umpires and requests them to advise of any act which in their opinion promotes the very best values of sport. Following proposals received, a selection panel comprising the ITTF