The Pan Am Cup 2024 held in Texas (19-21 January 2024) ended on a high note for our Canadian athletes.
Edward LY had an excellent tournament losing only one game on his way to winning the GOLD MEDAL and qualifying for the ITTF Singles World Cup, which will be held in Macao in April.
The great news is that Edwards win has earned him 500 ITTF Ranking points moving him to a career high of No. 37 in the World. This is a huge jump if compared with his No.683 position in the Ranking a year ago.
Mo Zhang, a very experienced and tenacious player had an excellent tournament defeating the No. 1 seed Adriana Diaz , but unfortunately lost in the semi-final to Amy Wang (USA)l. However, she recovered by beating Lily Zhang (USA) 4-1 for the Bronze Medal.
It should be noted that Ivy Liao, the third member of the group, reached the quarter-finals, which is a great accomplishment as she was seeded last in the competition.