October 18, 2018

Danni-Elle Townsend is ready for her second World Cadet Challenge. (Photo: ITTF World)

The 2018 ITTF World Cadet Challenge is set to be held in Tottori, Japan from 23-31 October. Get to know Australia’s Danni-Elle Townsend before she takes on the world as a member of Team Oceania.


Goals for the 2018 World Cadet Challenge: Win matches.

When and why did you first start playing table tennis? Six months old, because everybody else in the family played.

Favourite Japanese table tennis player: Mima Ito

Favourite Japanese food: Tokyo Disneyland Blue-Bayou Restaurant

The first thing I think of when I think of Japan is …..  Training

If you were a crayon which colour would you be? Black

What movie title best describes your life?  Legally Blonde

What’s the oldest piece of clothing you own? Year 6 school shirt. 

Whats the last song you listened to? Honey, I’m Good by Andy Grammar

Pineapple on pizza; yes or no? Yes

Cats or dogs: Dogs

Dragons or unicorns: Dragons

Strangest thing you have eaten: Crocodile

Would you rather be fish in a tank or a fish in the ocean? Fish in the ocean. 

Favourite emoji: ????