Rochester’s Ping Pong prodigy already a national champion


ROCHESTER, Minn. – A younger lady in Rochester is seeing a number of success in table tennis, dominating the entire competitors. Mandy Yu is a 10-year-old who has a burning ardour for the game.

“I identical to taking part in it,” she stated.

She practices roughly 10-15 hours per week after which takes what she discovered to the tables at RCTC, even touring the nation to play main occasions.

“I received a nationwide championship for 10 & Underneath in July at Las Vegas,” Yu stated.

She additionally traveled to Florida for the US Open the place she was topped a 10U doubles champion.

Her coach turned the US Nationwide Coach in 2016 and says it has been superior to see her success.

“(It’s) fairly superb, we’re from Rochester and we received a nationwide title. It’s fairly superb,” Wei Qi stated.

Regardless that she is doing so effectively at a younger age, her coach believes she is way from her full potential contemplating anybody at any age can play.

“This can be a excellent sport from like five-years-old all the way in which to love 80,” he stated.

Yu is gearing up for her subsequent huge occasion simply over per week away in Fort Price.

“There’s a US Open developing in a single week and I’m going to Texas and I’m going to attempt to get one other one (title),” she stated.

To observe the complete story, together with KIMT Information three Sports activities Director, Kaleb Gillock, making an attempt to return her serves, click on on the video participant above.