2018-01-23 04:52:26
Straits Times

Table tennis: Teenage paddler to train full-time

SINGAPORE - She was only nine when the Miracle in Moscow happened. In 2010, Singapore's women's national table tennis team of Feng Tianwei, Li Jiawei, Yu Mengyu, Wang Yuegu and Sun Beibei beat world powerhouses China 3-1 to win the World Team Table Tennis Championships. The historic triumph - China had won eight straight team titles before the shock loss - sparked a desire in Goi Rui Xuan to follow in their footsteps.