The 12th Annual Research Park Table Tennis Tournament took place Tuesday, June 27, and Wednesday, June 28, 2023. It was a great success, with 64 participants from 17 companies across the Research Park playing in 3 categories (beginner, intermediate, and advanced) in a competition for the coveted Golden Paddle.
Here is the full list of winners from each individual bracket:
- 1st: Suneeth Sathyanathan, Graybar
- 2nd: Bandhuli Maity, Synchrony
- 3rd: Tarun Bathini, Synchrony, and Linyao Li, Yahoo!
- 1st: Manav Das, Caterpillar
- 2nd: Pranav Gaka, Capital One
- 3rd: Hitesh Vijan, Country Financial, and Ryan Biju Sebastian, Country Financial
- 1st: Fei Deng, Yahoo!
- 2nd: David Lomiashvili, Identomat
- 3rd: Neelan Coleman, Yahoo!, and Asim Chitre, Synchrony
The results of Round-Robin games on day one were used to seed participants for the single-elimination tournament played on day two. In these games, companies were awarded points based on the placing of their players. First-place winners received five points; second-place winners received three points; third-place winners received one point. Yahoo!, having received the highest number of points across all brackets, won the Golden Paddle for the 9th time.
More photos from the event can be viewed in our media gallery.
Learn more about this event on the Table Tennis Tournament page.