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Home circumstances give boost to budding table tennis player

Lim Qi, who is ranked 11th in her age group, at a practice session at the Singapore Table Tennis Association. The 12-year-old excels not only in table tennis but also in her studies.
Lim Qi, who is ranked 11th in her age group, at a practice session at the Singapore Table Tennis Association. The 12-year-old excels not only in table tennis but also in her studies.ST PHOTO: LIN ZHAOWEI

Then: Possessed wide vocabulary

Now: A strong table tennis player, who also excels in her studies

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 15, 2018, with the headline 'Home circumstances give boost to budding table tennis player'. Print Edition | Subscribe