Team BC had their first training session today at Westerner Park, their 2019 Canada Games competition venue. All athletes were on the tables honing their skills ahead of competition starting tomorrow. The team also had the opportunity to meet and watch their fellow competitors, some of whom are familiar foes from years of competition.
“The venue looked really nice and everything’s really well prepared. All the staff and volunteers are really nice and welcoming to us.” Benita Zhou (Vancouver) discussing first impressions of the competition venue today.
Following training today, Team BC athletes attended a Pep Rally and then concluded the day at the 2019 Canada Winter Games Opening Ceremony.
Next Up for Team BC Table Tennis athletes - competition will begin February 16 at 9:00 am with the Team Stage 1 (Rounds 1–3).