Bronze Medal for Katie Kenny at World Junior Championships

21/11/2010 12:53

At the World Junior Championships in Los Angeles, USA,  Katie Kenny won a bronze medal in the Girls 16 & Under Doubles. Katie partnered Aisling Hickey from the Rossmore club in Co Tipperary.

In the pool play, prior to the elimination round, Katie & Aisling won two of their three matches defeating Mexicans

Ana Paola Camacho  & Natalia Beltran and Larissa Ayon & Sylvia Zamora from  Nicaragua. In the knock out stages they defeated Ana Cristina Velez & Caridad Vintimilla from Equador before losing in the semi-final to USA`s Courtney Chisholm & Devon Pimentelli.

Majella Haverty played in the Girls Under 18 Singles and recoded a win in the pool play against Pamela Sierra from Honduras but 2  losses saw drawn against number 2 seed, Canadian Frederigue Lambert to whom she lost by 2 games to nil.