Indian Table Tennis Team Can Win 3 Medals at Commonwealth Games, Says Coach

Indian table tennis coach Peter Engel predicted his team to win two medals fewer than their CWG 2010 tally and based his prediction on current form.

updated: July 15, 2014 18:58 IST
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India's foreign table tennis coach Peter Engel says he expects three medals from his wards at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, two less than the record five the squad managed at home in Delhi four years ago.

Engel, who took charge last October, said his assessment is based on current form and the fact that India will not enjoy home support like last time.

"I am very happy with way the boys are shaping up. The women's players, as I have said in the past, need more foreign exposure to improve their game," Engel told PTI ahead of the 10-member squad's departure for Glasgow tomorrow.

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