Aiming to Repeat Port Moresby Success, Tahiti Hosts Hopes Week and Challenge

tahiti_group_20_11_15Seven events, seven gold medals; earlier in the year at the South Pacific Games staged in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, it was a clean sweep of titles for Tahiti, the only events to escape their grasp came in the Para category.

Now for Gérald Huioutu, President of the Table Tennis Federation of Tahiti the task is to make sure that there are generations who can follow; thus, organised under the auspices of the Oceania Development Programme, an ITTF Hopes Week and Challenge was staged from was staged from Thursday 1st to Sunday 10th October.

Home for the proceedings was Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, a collective of some 118 islands and atolls of which 67 are inhabited; Tahiti being the most populous.

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Article originally appeared on ITTF.com