Oxfordshire Pickleball Club Triumphant on International stage!

Oxfordshire Pickleball Club Triumphant on International stage!

Posted: Wed, 28 May 2014 13:19

Oxfordshire Pickleball Club Triumphant on International stage!

Members of the Oxfordshire Pickleball Club, the only representatives from the UK, returned from the International Pickleball Tournament Amsterdam, triumphant. 5 of the 13 members who attended the competition won Bronze medals. It was a great experience for everyone.

The attached picture shows the medal winners from the club.

From left to right:

Ian Wilson (Bronze medal, Men's doubles, level 4+)

Frances Bird and partner Alison Eastgate (Bronze Medal, Women's Doubles, level 2.5 to 3)

Gill Smith and partner Brian Hook (Bronze Medal, Mixed Doubles, level 2.5 to 3)

Not pictured are Peter Turner and his wife Frances Turner who came 4th in the Mixed Doubles, level 2.5 to 3, who were beaten by Gill Smith and Brian Hook, in the play off for the Bronze Medal.

Brian Hook was the oldest participant in the competition, with Gill Smith being the second oldest.

To find out more about Pickleball in Oxfordshire email info@pickleballoxon.org.uk or visit www.pickleballoxon.org.uk

Tags: Cherwell