2023 63rd Caribbean Senior Table Tennis Championships…
By Clifton Ross
THE historic opening of the 63rd Caribbean Senior Table Tennis Championships was marked by Minister Charles Ramson Jr. declaring the series of tournaments officially open.
The National Gymnasium is the venue for this year’s CAC games, with the qualification games played from March 16-19 2023,with teams hoping to earn spots for the CAC games in San Salvador for which eight countries will qualify.
Two teams will qualify for the Pan American Games and three teams will qualify for the 2023 Pan American Championships.
The next competition will be the Caribbean Youth and Cadet Championships, Pan Am Table Tennis Championships, which tees off from March 27- April 1.
According to the Minister, Guyana is on an amazing trajectory as it pertains to the upward spiral movement and the country being a home for all sports in the Caribbean.
“I’m happy to hear for the first time we will host all the tournaments at the same time. We are serious about making Guyana a home for sports in the region”. He said.
To the numerous overseas participants set to be on show, Minister Ramson urged the young players to “Experience Guyana, not just to visit facilities, but to experience the country and embrace its culture.
Minister Ramson further challenged the host, Guyana, to take on the responsibility of being a good host for their visiting guests, wishing them all the best for the tournament.
The tournament will see hosts Guyana battling the likes of Puerto Rico, Cuba, The Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Panama, Guatemala, Mexico, Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, St Lucia, Aruba, Colombia and Venezuela, among others.