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Wade Townsend


Name: Wade Townsend

Age (in 2015): 25

Sport: Table Tennis

Coach/s: Koji Oribe


Best international result/s: 5th in Team's Event at the Commonwealth Championships 2013

Major goal for 2015: National Men's Singles Champion and qualify for the main round of a World Tour Super Series event.

Most memorable sporting moment: A three week table tennis road trip across Japan.

Biggest challenge you have faced: Balancing training and study.

What do you like most about your sport? It allows for a great deal of improvisation and creativity.

Who/what inspires you to achieve your best in sport? Whoever my training partner is on the other end of the table.

Favourite food/drink: Chocolate sorbet and coconut water.

Favourite song/music: Rufus Wainwright

Favourite movie: Lost in Translation and any film by Woody Allen or Wes Anderson.

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