Here we go! LOOPS Champions Melissa Tapper and Nathan Pelissier will take to the courts alongside the highest level Australian team in Paralympic history tomorrow following the announcement of Danni Di Toro named as Australian flag bearer.
Tapper will hit the court at 6:20pm (Wednesday) against LIN Tzu Yu (TPE) in her opening match and will follow up against COSTA ALEXANDRE Bruna (BRA) on Thursday also at 6:20pm in Group B of the class 10 singles.
Whilst Pellisser will begin his campaign at 12:40pm tomorrow (Wednsday) against McKIBBIN Aaron (GBR) in group F of the Class 8 singles followed by GRUDZIEN Piotr (POL) on Thursday at 9:40pm.
With the draw set, preparations over and all ahead of our champions, all we can do is hope, support and admire their courage, determination and table tennis as they set out to achieve their dreams. Good luck to all the Australian team and LOOPS athletes.
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