Lucknow, May 18 UNI | 2 months ago

The Table Tennis Federation Of India has arranged for a Korean Coach to train the Uttar Pradesh Table Tennis Players on the request of UP Table Tennis Association.

Coach from DPR Korea Jong Son An will impart training to about 30 promising and up coming players of the state. The coaching camp will be held from May 19 to June 10 next at Eklavya Stadium, Table Tennis Complex, Agra with the help of UP Sports Directorate.

Vijay Singh, NIS Table Tennis coach of State Government and Saurav Poddar current State Champion and UP No. 1 will assist the Korean Coach.

"We are hopeful to see state paddlers doing well at the National Championships in future after the Camp. The UPTTA is committed to produce players of International repute, for which no stones will be left unturned,' said Arun Kumar Banerjee, Hony. Secretary, UPTTA.

He said in a statement here today that the cost of entire coaching camp will be borne by the UP Table Tennis Association which will be around Rs 3 lakhs.

(Posted on 19-05-2014)