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Anerudh Nandakumar wins ITTF-Oceania Hope Week & Challenge

The ITTF-Oceania Hopes Week & Challenge is part of the global Hopes Program; one of ITTF’s many development initiatives targeting global reach and overall growth of table tennis. Every year since the launch of the Hopes Program in 2009, talented players and their coaches have gathered around the world, united through the symbol of the Hopes.

The 2018 edition of the event took place in Townsville, Australia, will athletes and coaches from all over the Oceania region attending the intensive training and competition program. The number one goal of the initiative is to encourage National Associations not only to start with professionally managed Talent Identification Programs, but also to promote and work with young players for future success and growth.

And it was Aneruddh Nandakumar who came out on top winning his way to Spain for the World Hopes Week following the footsteps of Zaki Zenaidee, Finn Luu, Chermaine Quah and Hannah Green who have in the past like Nandakumar all came out on top in the Oceania region.

“It is always a good journey for our players, we believe in the program and will put Aneruddh in a good position to continue his development in the sport. We a super proud of Aneruddh”
Simon Gerada LOOPS Head Coach.

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