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May 10, 2021
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Geoffrey Loi: Rising Star of PNG Table Tennis

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Geoffrey Loi is the rising star of Papua New Guinea Table Tennis.

 

At the age of 14, Loi was ranked number 1 in PNG and the Pacific, and 3rd in Oceania.

His sights are now set on the 2015 Pacific Games.

 

Table Tennis runs in the Loi family.

 

The Loi family has dominated the sport, both in the country and the region.

 

Their children are now following in their footsteps and are champions in their own right.

 

Geoffrey Loi is the rising star that is poised for greatness.

 

He was inspired by his father, who is his coach; he started playing when he was 6 years old.

 

He is now 14 years old, and is the current number one ranked player in PNG, under 15 categories in the Pacific, and third in the Oceania Region.

 

He is one of Papua New Guinea’s Gold Medal, hopeful for the 2015 Games.

 

His training regime is strictly monitored to ensure he improves on his strokes and footwork.

 

For Geoffrey, 2015 will be a challenging year, but his coach Rea Loi, is confident of a better outcome.

 

He says his success has boosted the morale of the other players to be competent.

 

More junior players are being identified as part of its Junior Development in the lead up to the 2015 Games.

 

Training for the PNG Table Tennis train on squad is on target, and they are counting on Geoffrey to lead the team to victory.

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