Monday, January 22, 2018

Dream year for Yuvraaj *

BANNER SEASON: Yuvraaj Dookram. --Photo courtesy SIMON SPICER

IT was a dream year for Yuvraaj Dookram as he won more major local tournaments that any male table tennis player in over five years and finished comfortably ahead in the rankings for the second consecutive season. After amassing 2,875 points to finish 575 clear of Curtis Humphreys in last year’s rankings, the 2014 national champion tallied an impressive 3,200 and was 525 ahead of nearest challenger Arun Roopnarine. Dookram had one title under his belt after three of five major events, but he finished the year with a bang by striking first-time gold in both the Tobago Open in late October and the Super Singles three weeks ago.

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