Asian Games 2018: Jakarta & Palembang, Aug 18-Sept 2

Asian Games: STTA still upbeat about medal chances in 2020

Chief Lee sees medal chances but ex-coach Liu is confident only if he were in charge

Singapore Table Tennis Association (STTA) president Ellen Lee believes that the Republic's slumping players are still capable of winning medals at the 2020 Olympics and world championships.

Speaking to The Straits Times at the Jakarta International Expo where the Asian Games table tennis competition is being held, she said: "There's still a two-year period to go before Tokyo, so it will mean a lot of hard work, dedication and focus on the game."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 31, 2018, with the headline 'STTA still upbeat for 2020'. Print Edition | Subscribe