World Masters Wrap-Up8 Aug 2018
The World Masters Squash Championships were completed on weekend at the Boar's Head Club in Charlottesville, Virginia in America.
The tournament saw over 800 entries from all parts of the world.
The was a small but competitive contingent of Kiwis who enjoyed the surroundings, hospitality and of course, the Squash.
Best performances of the "younger" age groups, were from ex-pats Daniel Sharplin and Al Preston, who both made the last 16 in the 45+ and 40+ respectfully.
In the 65+ mens, Wayne Seebeek, made the quarters only to fall to double world masters champ, John McCrury of England in 4.
And the evergreen legend Barry Gardiner, playing along side Trevor Coulter, the 80+ champ of 2014, finished 3rd, after an epic semi against American Edward Burlingame.
In the womens sections, Freda Walker, Julie Bunn and Marge Barnett, enjoyed playing against new opponents, all having a few wins along the way, that will help their keeness for the next event in Poland in 2020.