Ontario Dominates British Columbia in Boys’ Doubles Gold Medal Table Tennis Match

In the boys’ doubles gold medal match, the top seeded team from Ontario – Yen-Chun Lu and Zexuan Wang – took on British Columbia’s Jeremy Lau and Adrian Lee.

The very strong Ontario team got out to a fast start to take a 6-0 lead.  BC fought back valiantly but Ontario was able to secure the first game of the match 11-8.  Ontario then dominated the next 2 games and defeated BC by scores of 11-2 and 11-1 to claim the gold medal.  British Columbia wins the silver.

After the match, Yen-Chun and Zexuan talked about their upcoming gold medal match in boys’ singles.  “It’s always 50-50, whoever plays better that day wins” said Yen-Chu.

In the bronze medal match, it was a hard fought battle between Quebec’s Vincent Rousseau-Emond and Michael Siemaszko and Manitoba duo of Tian-Terry Zhang and William Lu.  Quebec pulled out a close 3 games to 2 win over Manitoba to claim the bronze with scores of 11-13, 11-7, 11-5, 5-11 and 11-7.  Quebec gets a little bit of revenge on Manitoba after losing to them in the team event.

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