Lal likes his sugar rush

Sugar, and lots of it, is what gives 17-year-old Fiji table tennis player Christopher Lal (pictured) his bouncy nature.
“I have to have sugar – sachets of the stuff or lollipops, just any sugar will do,” said the hyped up table tennis player.
Christopher’s been playing table tennis for three years and over that time he’s won a gold medal at Oceania level and a bronze medal at this year’s Fiji Games.
While spectators around the table tennis competition at the Aroa Nui Hall in Arorangi have tipped him to take out a medal – he’s not of the same mind.
“I don’t hope to win or anything, just up my ranking.”
The modest teenager is in his last year of school at MGM High School in Fiji and reckons he’ll get straight into an accountancy position after he finishes his studies. - Matariki Wilson: Cook Islands News




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