Table tennis: Keeping it in the family

At the Lincolnshire Closed Table Tennis Championships in Grimsby, Lesley Keast of Market Rasen Table Tennis Club is pictured receiving one of the four trophies she won from the Lincolnshire Chairman, who is also her father. EMN-140417-160205001
At the Lincolnshire Closed Table Tennis Championships in Grimsby, Lesley Keast of Market Rasen Table Tennis Club is pictured receiving one of the four trophies she won from the Lincolnshire Chairman, who is also her father. EMN-140417-160205001

At the Lincolnshire Closed Table Tennis Championships in Grimsby, Lesley Keast of Market Rasen Table Tennis Club is pictured receiving one of the four trophies she won from the Lincolnshire Chairman, who is also her father.

Lesley won the Ladies Singles, the Ladies Veteran Singles, the Ladies Doubles and the Mixed Doubles.

A former Welsh International, Lesley plays for Market Rasen in the Lincoln League and the Veterans British League and also for Lincolnshire in the County Championships.

One of her sons, Nick Keast, along with Chloe Lingard and Luke Nimmo, also from the Market Rasen club, recently qualified for the National 11-14 Championships to be held at Doncaster next month. All are coached by the Rasen Coach Bryn Tyler, who is also Nick’s uncle.