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Dori deVries and King Van Nostrand Win Three Gold Medals in Individual World Championships

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Americans Succeed in Super Senior World Championships in Antalya Turkey; Win 11 Gold Medals
Not satisfied with successfully securing the team gold for the USA in the Queens Cup, Dori deVries, Reno, added the singles and doubles world championship titles to her booty in the women’s 75 division. She did not drop a set in winning the three titles. She paired up with Carol Wood, Rockville, MD, to take the doubles title. She beat her teammate and 2010 World Champion Burnett Herrick, Tarboro, NC, in both finals.
Van Nostrand in the men’s 75s won his fourth straight world title, beating first time finalist Lester Sack, New Orleans in the final. In the doubles he combined with Peter Froehlich, Australia to beat the defending champions, Alan Hocking, Australia and Chuck Nelson, USA.
Other Americans winning two gold, medals, team and doubles Charleen Hillebrand, San Pedro, CA and Suella Steel, La Jolla, CA in the women’s 70s; Jimmy Parker, Santa Fe, NM and Hugh Thomson, Norcross, GA, M65; and Russell Seymour, Tyler, TX and George McCabe, Mason, OH in the men’s 80s.
Brenda Carter, Charleston, SC combined with Heide Orth, Germany, to win the 65 doubles title.
Hillebrand was a silver medalist in the 70 singles; Steel, Seymour and Parker were bronze medalists in singles and Paul Wulf, Portland, OR and Tony Dawson, Carmel, CA were bronze medalists in men’s 60 doubles.


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