2017 Youth Para PanAm Championships
Participating in the Table Tennis events of the 2017 Games are Athletes Curtis Caron from Table Tennis Nova Scotia and Gabriel Séguin from Le tennis de table au Québec. With them are Canadian Para National Team Coach John Macpherson and Norman Séguin.
"I am feeling really good!!! I am glad to see that the hard work is paying off. Plus I am very humbled by the experience" says the 2017 Youth Para PanAm Champion in the Class 8 Singles category, Curtis Caron.
Curtis won the gold medal in the class 8 singles event at the 2017 Para PanAm Youth Championships. While Gabriel won his first ever international match and even had a record with finishing 4th in the class 7 singles event.
Yesterday we beat Colombia to advance to the semifinals. Then we lost to chile 0-2, I got to play the quarterfinalist from rio in class six so great experience. Today we played Brazil in the bronze medal match and won 2-1!! First we lost the doubles 3-0, then I won my singles so Gabriel played for a tiebreaker and won in the fifth set! Truly an amazing experience!!!
Congratulations Team Canada, we are very proud of you!