WINNIPEG, December 12, 2021 – Team Canada is coming home from the Junior World Championships in Guatemala with three bronze medals. This is the first world championship medal for each of the athletes who reached the podium.

Nathan Jauvin (Terrebonne, Québec) and Christian Pocsai (New Hamburg, Ontario) won bronze in the 18 & U Boy’s Doubles event. Jauvin and Pocsai worked well together on the court throughout the tournament and upset one of the higher seeded teams to advance in the medal round. This is Jauvin’s fourth World Championships and Pocsai’s third.

The other two bronze medals came in the 14 & U age category. Canada’s young athletes managed to adapt to playing at the international level quickly. Raphaël Guillemette (Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, Québec) and Asher Pocsai (New Hamburg, Ontario) won bronze in 14 & U Boy’s Doubles. This was Pocsai’s second appearance at the World Championships and Guillemette’s first.

Chloé Jauvin, (Terrebonne, Québec) who was also competing in her first Junior World Championship event, won bronze in 14 & U Girl’s Singles. 

The tournament took place in Guatemala City, Guatemala from December 3 to 11, 2021. Eight athletes represented Canada at the Junior World Championships with most athletes competing in both singles and doubles events.

The team was coached by Michel Gagnon (Longueuil, Québec), Rino Langelier (Montréal, Québec) and Evan Pritchard (Winnipeg, Manitoba).

If you missed seeing Canada in action, visit our Facebook page for links to some of Team Canada’s matches.

Click here for complete results:

Final Standings for Team Canada at the Junior World Championships

14 & U Girls Singles:

Chloé Jauvin (Terrebonne, QC), 3rd

16 & U Girl’s Singles

Tamara Wilscam (Repentigny, QC), 5th

Ofelia Wilscam (Repentigny, QC), 9th

18 & U Girl’s Singles

Juliette Parent (Saint-Jacques, QC), 5th

16 & U Girl’s Doubles

Ofelia Wilscam / Tamara Wilscam, (Repentigny, QC) 6th

14 & U Boy’s Singles

Raphaël Guillemette (Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, QC), 5th

Asher Pocsai (New Hamburg, ON), 9th

16 & U Boy’s Singles

Christian Pocsai (New Hamburg, ON), 5th

18 & U Boy’s Singles

Nathan Jauvin (Terrebonne, QC), 5th

14 & U Boy’s Doubles

Raphaël Guillemette (Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu, QC) / Asher Pocsai (New Hamburg, ON), 3rd

18 & U Boy’s Doubles

Nathan Jauvin (Terrebonne, QC) / Christian Pocsai (New Hamburg, ON), 3rd