November 21, 2012

Following the completion of over 30 Global Junior Circuit events, held throughout six continents, the finalists have been named. Oceania have received invitations for one boy and one girl to participate in the finals.

Kevin Wu (NZL)

Kevin competed in three Global Junior Circuit Events during 2012, and claimed many medals, including Gold Medals in the Boys Team event at the New Zealand Junior & Cadet Open, Guatemala and El Salvador Junior Opens. Not only did Kevin perform well in the teams contests, he also claimed a Bronze Medal at the New Zealand Junior Open, as well as Doubles Gold Medals in Guatemala and El Salvador.

This is the second Global Junior Circuit Finals that Kevin has participated in following his 15th placing at the 2010 Finals held in Hyderabad, India.

Ola Ratka (NZL)

Ola competed in the New Zealand Junior & Cadet Open, as well as the Poland Junior & Cadet Open. Following results from both of these events, Ola was the highest placed Oceania athlete on the Global Junior Circuit Standings, and has claimed the Oceania continental quota for the event.

Photo courtesy of Table Tennis New Zealand.