Table Tennis (World Championships)
Armenian table tennis players joined players
from 117 countries in Paris, France at the 47th
Individuals World Table Tennis Championships taking
place from May 19 to May 25.
Mesrop Ghukasyan ranked 855, Murad Asatryan ranked
854, David Sargsyan ranked 612 and Anna Poghosyan
ranked 196 (women's category) are representing
Poghosyan was the only Armenian to pass the first
round of singles competition, defeating Anastasiya
Koutsova from Ukraine ranked 376 and Bodovoahangy
Ramanambitana from Madagascar ranked 639.
In the second bracket, Poghosyan lost to Li Jia
Wei of Singapore.
In Men's Doubles Sargsyan and Ghukasyan suffered
a first-round loss to Manh Cuong Vu and Nam Hai
Nguyen of Vietnam
In Mixed Doubles, Poghosyan and Sargsyan were
put out by Ryusuke Sakamoto and Sayaka Hirano