european champion

Discover the Table Tennis Career of Anna Hursey from Cardiff, South Glamorgan

Anna’s Training

Since a very young age, Anna has undertaken extensive training. Learn more about Anna’s training history.

Anna's Achievements & Future Events

Anna has already accomplished a great deal in her career as a table tennis player. Discover some of her most recent achievements and future events.

History Maker

Anna made history by becoming the youngest ever senior international to play for Wales at ten years old, it is believed she is the youngest ever in any sport to play in Wales, took place 30th March 2017. 

Anna won 3-0.

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Anna Hursey is a 11-year-old table tennis player. Described as an elite player, Anna is a member of the Welsh Table Tennis Association and represents Wales in international play. As a result, Anna is an incredible source of inspiration – and a fantastic athlete sponsorship opportunity.

The purpose of this website is to showcase Anna’s talent and training while chronicling her journey through the fascinating sport of table tennis. In addition, we hope to foster discussion relating to Chinese, UK, and European table tennis training.

Anna is truly unique in that she demonstrates a high level of skill at the age of 11. By providing information about Anna’s training journey, we hope to inspire others. With dedication and resolve, anyone can achieve their goals – no matter their age. 

Anna wins her first senior international

Anna played her first senior international for Wales against Kosovo, on March 30th, at The Sports Center Wales, in Cardiff. Anna won 3-0. Anna became the youngest ever senior international at 10 years old, to play for Wales, it is believed she is the youngest senior intentional to play for Wales in any sport. please click the link for more info:

Anna selected to represent Europe 

After the ETTU - ITTF Hopes selection camp held in Luxembourg,17th-24th April 2017, the evaluation team selected the players for the European team at the ITTF Hopes week & Challenge in Luxembourg August 10th -18th. The evaluation team consists of Li Xiaodong, Xia Cheng, Lu Peng, Martin Ostermann, Nevan Cegnar, had chosen the following players:

1. Anna Hursey Wales 141 points

2. Feyza Demir Turkey 130 points

3. Laura Kaim Germany 129 points

European Champion

In Strasbourg; August 27th 2017,  Anna became European champion for children born 2006 or younger, dropping one set in the competition. 


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