Chinese paddlers visit LOPTTA-A A +A
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
TWO top caliber players from China, Kong Zi Jian and Chen Xiao Tao, together with San Beda College coaches Kurt de Guzman and Former RP member Japhet Adaza visited the Lopue’s Table Tennis Association (LOPTTA) club of President Dr. Leonito “Diotay” Lopue over the weekend.
The two Chinese players conduct table tennis clinic to young Players ages 17 years old and below and also played with the LOPTTA mainstay players. After every match, they would provide helpful comments and feedback to their opponents. They also played basic table tennis drilling patterns to the young ones.
“It was a treat and a rare opportunity for the Bacolodnons to watch and play with top caliber Chinese players.” Mr. Lopue added. Table Tennis is a major sport in China who dominated the sport for generations in both men and women in the world.
The said event was made possible through the help of benevolent sports patron Mr. James Sy who is a good friend of Mr. Lopue.
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on August 20, 2013.