Had-Fab East Lothian Open

Colin Green of Penicuik Table Tennis Club followed up his Edinburgh Championship victory by taking the two main prizes at Saturday’s Had-Fab East Lothian Table Tennis Open Tournament. The Melrose-based teacher defeated his clubmate Greig McDonell 3-2 in a tense Band 1 final in the morning.

In the afternoon he was a comfortable winner in the Open Singles final – beating Peter Aird (Fife TTC) 3-0. The band 2 final was an all Haddington affair with Graeme McKinnie overcoming Gordon Aien. In total, 59 players took part in the tournament-run by the Haddington Table Tennis Club at the town’s Corn Exchange.

The trophy winners were:

Under 9 Singles: Ollie Anderson
Band 1: Colin Green (Penicuik)
Band 2: Graeme McKinnie (Haddington)
Band 3: Aaron Barclay (Murrayfield)
Band 4: Neil McKinnon (Haddington)
Band 5: Luke Krievs (Haddington).
Under-12: Charlie McGowan (Murrayfield)
Under-16: Jake Somerville (Murrayfield)
Veterans: Jim Macfarlane (Haddington).
Open Singles: Colin Green (Penicuik).

The various photos below show the tournament in progress, and Colin Green being presented with his trophy by Gary McCulloch, the General Manager of Hab-Fab Ltd, sponsors of the tournament. Shots by Gordon Muir and Roger Thomas.