THE country’s table tennis double gold medallist in the recent 2020 National School Games, Shannon Sogavare aims to compete in the upcoming Pacific Games in November.
Shannon aims to compete to the best of her ability in the Pacific Games.
Over the weekend Ms. Sogavare’s home coach and the president of the Honiara table tennis association Kevin Olea caught up with Shannon regarding her trainings back in Beijing.
Shannon highlighted that the training is really intensive and it really helps.
She added she has learned a lot new skills and techniques and is slowly progressing to the next level.
Shannon who studied in Beijing in China is currently on holidays.
Upon arriving for her holidays, she wasted no time teaming up with table tennis players training at SINIS.
“With these new skills, techniques, footwork and movements in hand, I am fully confident and aim to compete alongside with the Honiara based athletes in representing team Solomon in the upcoming pacific games later this year,” Shannon said.
Her trainings includes playing friendly matches with the table tennis players training at SINIS, Honiara school table tennis players as well as senior and master class players from the healthy lifestyle clubs.
She is also doing her own training with her home coaches, Kevin Olea and Coach Yao.
By FLOYD TERRY
Solomon Star, Honiara