Reporter 402, 19 May 1997

Coaching honour

Technician Peter Thompson has been appointed to coach the England Deaf Table Tennis Men's team. Peter will be preparing the squad of four men before travelling to compete at the World Deaf Games in Copenhagen in July. The preparation involves Peter having to learn sign language. The games last for fourteen days and the team will be hoping to improve on their 10th place achieved in Bulgaria in 1993. Peter Thompson, from the Department of Fuel and Energy, is an England Table Tennis Association qualified senior level coach and has coached in Leeds for 15 years.


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