S'pore paddlers spur youngsters on

Gao Ning (left, in red jersey) and Li Hu (in blue), men's doubles champions at last month's SEA Games, were among the national table tennis players who spent time at Qi Hua Primary School yesterday. They sparred with pupils and taught them the import
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Gao Ning (left, in red jersey) and Li Hu (in blue), men's doubles champions at last month's SEA Games, were among the national table tennis players who spent time at Qi Hua Primary School yesterday. They sparred with pupils and taught them the importance of sportsmanship. Feng Tianwei, Yu Mengyu, Isabelle Li, Lin Ye and Zhou Yihan from the women's team were also present. The women players shared their experiences in a bid to inspire the children. The Singapore Table Tennis Association also visited Chongfu School, where the paddlers signed autographs for their young fans.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 16, 2015, with the headline 'S'pore paddlers spur youngsters on'. Print Edition | Subscribe