July 12-13, 2008
The State Games of Oregon is a series of competitions for different sports, including table tennis. The table tennis tournament is traditionally held in Portland each year. This year, Salem had the honor of hosting this popular tournament.
To learn more about the State Games organization go to their website at www.stategamesoforegon.org. Questions about the table tennis tournament are best directed to the director, Tim Titrud at firstname.lastname@example.org
Salem had several local medal winners. Doug Clark, who is also an office of the Willamette Table Tennis Club, placed 2nd in the Age 65+ category. Nancy Reynolds finished second in the Women's Open division. Stanley Zhang won the Under 1400 division. Chris Van Hees (a.k.a. Chris Solomon) won the Open division, the Age 20-49 Division, and the Wild Card Doubles (with Darrel Lund). Matthew Barns placed 2nd in the Age 50-64 Division and 3rd in the Under 1700 Division. Ben Bednarz placed 3rd in the Age 50-64 Division and 3rd in the Wild Card Doubles (with Lee Werthamer). Congratulations everyone!
Here are the overall results:
Here are some pictures submitted by the tournament director, Tim Titrud.