Japanese teenage prodigy Ai Fukuhara will compete at the Japan Top 12 table tennis tournament for her fourth consecutive year, the Japan Table Tennis Association said Friday.
The 15-year-old, who has been selected as a member of the national team in women’s singles for the Asian Olympic qualifying event in Beijing, is among 12 players who will compete at the Japan Top 12 at the Yoyogi national gymnasium annex in Tokyo on Feb. 11.
Sayaka Hirano, who claimed her first victory in women’s singles at the national championships, will also take part.
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