Mark Smythe Table Tennis

Australia's no. 1 coach

David & Heming ready for Aust. Olympic Trials

With less than one week to go before the Australian Olympic Qualification Event, David Powell and Heming Hu are finalising their preparations for one the most important events of their careers.

Both have had solid preparations. Heming was in Sweden for 6 months from mid July to late Jan and David in Sweden for 3.5 months from early Oct to early Feb but came back to Aust. for Aust. Top 10 in late Oct. then again in Dec. for Christmas. They both played in Swedish National League and Danish National League plus Sweden Open and Finland Open.

To see all players involved in Men's & Women's Qualifying Event click, Aust. Olympic Qualifying Event - player list


The top 5 players for each gender progress to Oceania Qualifying near end of March where a maximum of 3 players from one Oceania country will qualify to represent their own country at Rio Olympic Games.