Player Profile: Alice Loveridge

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Russell Moore

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Alice Loveridge is Guernsey’s greatest table tennis export and has won numerous titles at both junior and senior level in the British competitions. She’s already competed at the Junior Olympics and she’s hoping to make the leap to compete in 2012.

Name:

Alice Loveridge

Date of birth:

06/07/94

Club:

GTTA (Guernsey Table Tennis Association)

Who are you?

I play table tennis for my island, Guernsey and regularly train in Germany and Sheffield hoping to compete in the London 2012 Olympics. I competed in the Junior Olympics last year in Singapore and thouroughly enjoyed it. I am currently studing 3 A levels, German French and English at the Guernsey Grammar School.

Proudest moment:

Qualifying for the junior olympics and winning a gold medal at the island games on my 13th birthday.

When/how did you get involved with table tennis:

When I was eight years old. My cousin played table tennis and as we had a table at home, I played with him a few times and really enjoyed it. So I went to a taster session and the coach there asked me to go to regular training sessions.

What does the Olympics mean to you?

It is something I have always wanted to be a part of. It is the biggest sporting competition and it would mean the world to me to be able to participate.

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