Olympic Results Commentary
Too Old & Not Original
The Singapore table tennis players were all knocked out by their own game – they are too old for Olympics. This happened in the men & women single matches. Except for one who advanced to semi-final but loss to (own) China player.
The current team basically is a “pseudo China Team B” imported several years ago to the Lion City. This is the norms for international table tennis tournament scenes. Many western countries are importing mainland Chinese players to represent the nation. These sports men & women are not representing any nation per se (other than the jersey with country’s insignia), they represent the terms & conditions given to them in most circumstances.
Hopefully the Lion City sports association won’t ask this same group of aunty and uncle players to go for 2016 Rio Olympics… Better start grooming (or import) some young players.