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2018 Pan America Cup Gold For Hugo Calderano And Zhang Mo

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Hugo Calderano and Zhang Mo have emerged triumphant at the 2018 Pan America Cup in the Paraguayan capital of Asuncion.

Competing against fellow compatriot Gustavo Tsuboi in the Men’s Singles final, Brazil’s Hugo Calderano stormed to a six games victory to reach the top step of the medals podium (11-9, 8-11, 10-12, 11-6, 11-7, 15-13) while third position was awarded to USA’s Kanak Jha.

Champion in the Women’s Singles tournament last year, Canada’s Zhang Mo once again came away from the Pan America Cup with silverware to her name following a strong outing against Wu Yue of USA (8-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-5, 13-11). Bruna Takahashi of Brazil received the bronze medal in Paraguay.

Success in¬†Asuncion means that Hugo Calderano will join Gustavo Tsuboi at the 2018 Men’s World Cup with Zhang Mo and Wu Yue qualifying for the 2018 Women’s World Cup.

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