Leo invited to play in world contenders

Leo invited to play in world contenders

A World Table Tennis Youth Contender event will be played in Darwin from 27-29 September, with many top ranked junior players from 8 countries set to compete.


  • Dates: 27-29 September
  • Venue: Marrara Indoor Stadium, Darwin
  • Times: 9.30am – 8.30pm each day
  • Free admittance
  • World Ranking points on offer in the following format:
    • Under 11; Under 13; Under 15; Under 17; Under 19
    • Singles only
    • Countries participating: Australia; Singapore; Chinese Taipei; India; Sri Lanka; USA; New Zealand


  • Opportunity to see world-standard table tennis. Singapore, Chinese Taipei and India are among the strongest table tennis countries in the world.
  • Most of Australia top junior players have entered:
    • Includes 3 boys and 4 girls ranked in the top 20 men and women in Australia
    • Includes 4 of the top 6  Under 17 boys and 5 of the top 6  Under 17 girls in Australia


  • Table Tennis Northern Territory has secured the right, with World Table Tennis and Table Tennis Australia to host the event for 3 years – again at the same time in 2023 and 2024.

SUPPORT – Table Tennis Northern Territory has received support from the Northern Territory Government, Sport Australia & Darwin City Council


  • Australian Players:

                        Girls                                                    Boys

  • Sanaya Buddhadasa                             Hwan Bae
  • Connie Psihogios                                  Won Bae
  • Cherry Le                                               Ray Zhang
  • Hanna Goh                                            Chulong Nie

RESULTS – Results will be available throughout the event through the World Table Tennis website at: https://worldtabletennis.com/eventInfo?eventId=2556