JOOLA Players Are Off to the 2016 ITTF Latin American Olympic Qualification Tournament!

JOOLA sponsored players, Hector Berrios, Melanie Diaz-Gonzalez and Daniely Rios of the Puerto Rican table tennis team are headed to Santiago, Chile for the 2016 ITTF Latin American Olympic Qualification Tournament this weekend, April 1-3.

This will be a single elimination tournament with a maximum of two athletes per gender qualifying from each country. There are only five male and six female spots available for Latin American athletes who, after qualifying, will compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

JOOLA wishes the best of luck to Hector Berrios, Melanie Diaz-Gonzalez and Daniely Rios and cannot wait to see what they accomplish! To learn more about the players, take a look below.

Hector Berrios

Hector Berrios – 29 years old

USATT Rating: 2490

ITTF World Ranking: 409

ULTM (Latin American Union) Ranking: 29

Additional Awards: Bronze medal at Pan-American Games in Teams 2015

Melanie Diaz-Gonzalez (left) and Daniely Rios (right)

Melanie Diaz-Gonzalez – 19 years old

USATT Rating: 2348

ITTF World Ranking: 263

ULTM (Latin American Union) Ranking: 12

Additional Awards: Bronze medal at Pan-American Games in Teams 2015

Daniely Rios – 19 years old

USATT Rating: 2294

ITTF World Ranking: 343

ULTM (Latin American Union) Ranking: 23

 

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