Thailand and Singapore captured the team events title in the 19th Southeast Asian Table Tennis Junior Championship on Sunday at the Garden Square of Harrison Plaza in Manila.
Thailand won the boys’ 15 and 18-under categories by outlasting Singapore in both events. The Thais boys’ 15-U scored a 3-2 win and their boys’ 18-U team posted a 3-0 win in both Singaporean teams.
The Singapore girls’ 15-U and 18-U teams, however, bounced back to win both titles. Singapore 15-U whipped Malaysia, 3-1, while Singapore’s 18-U defeated Thailand, 3-1, in the championship round.
JOSEF T. RAMOS