Farida Chishti, PEI Mutual Official of the Year!

Congratulations Farida!

Farida Chishti knows her way around the world of table tennis. Having managed Team P.E.I. at the last six Canada Games, she is also a national level umpire, who officiates locally, nationally and internationally. Early in 2017, Farida officiated at the Atlantic Table Tennis Championships in Charlottetown, and was awarded with the men’s championship match. Later in July, she found herself at the junior and senior national championships in Markham, Ont., where she was named tournament assistant referee. Farida’s year was capped off in December by attending the Para and US open held at the Las Vegas Convention Centre. The event contained more than 90 tables and 800 athletes.

2018-19 Regular Season league and Canada Games 2019 training

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Dr. Chishti has been involved with Table Tennis for more than 40 years. His children have all played the sport with Shelha Chishti winning a SILVER medal in table tennis for PEI in the 1987 Canada Winter Games held in Sydney, NS. Dr. Chishti has been involved as a parent, a coach , an administrator and an elite official. In 1987, Dr. Chishti embarked on Table Tennis Canada’s pathway to become an elite official. He passed his National Umpire exam in 1991 and after years of training and practice he wrote the International Umpire exam in 2001 and received his IU credentials. His first International tournament was in Santiago Chile in 2003 followed by a litany of events from local, Provincial, National and International events. The following are just a few of the events. Atlantic Championships – many years Para Panamerican Games in Toronto, Canada (2015) North American Championships in Toronto, Canada (2015) US Open & ITTF Challenge in Las Vegas, USA (2013) Liebherr US Open & ITTF Pro Tour, Ft. Lauderdale (2005) Canadian Championships- 2015, 2013, 2008,2004 and others World Team Championships in Dresden,Germany (2011) Para Panamerican Games in Guadalajara, Mexico (2011) Spanish Open (2007) Stag Canadian Open , Vancouver (2004) Dr. Chishti continues to set goals for himself . His first goal is to become a Blue Badge Umpire recognized by the International Table Tennis Federation as an elite official. His second goal is to officiate at an Olympic Games. Dr. Chishti has been recognized for his dedication and commitment to sport by a variety of organizations at the local, Provincial and National Level. Some of the awards include: Sport PEI official of the year - 2001, 2002 TTCAN’s Official of the Year – Art Barran Award 2004 TTCAN’s Betty Tweedy Memorial Trophy (Sport Administration) - 2003 PEITTA’s outstanding service award - 2006 Sport PEI Administrator of the year - 1993 Recipient of the Queen's Jubilee medal - 2012 Presidents Award presented by Sort PEI - 2015 Dr. Najam Chishti has provided a service to his community, province and country over a span of more than 40 years. Congratulations!
For those players who are born after January 1, 2001, here is your opportunity to carry the flag of our island and the great honor of representing Prince Edward Island in the upcoming Canada Winter Games 2019 in Red Deer, Alberta.

You'll train with our seasoned and accomplished coaches who have accumulated years of experience of playing the games and competing among the best.
Congratulations!
Our PEI Men and PEI Women have both brought home gold from the Atlantic Championships 2018 tournament in St. John's, Newfoundland.

It has been more than 14 years since both teams have won in the same tournament!

Women team: Chloe Zhang, Wenbo Zhu, Rachel Zhang
Men team: Todd Gregory, Mark Gregory, Shivang Raichura, Alex Younker

Well done!

Our club is grateful for the financial support of the Department of Health and Wellness under the PEI Wellness Strategy grant and of our other sponsors!

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