LUO Anqi < Back  
Sport Table Tennis
CGA Canada   
Gender Women
Born 26 Aug 1996 in Foshan, CHN
Height1.63 m
Weight 53 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Mississauga, ON, CAN
Occupation Athlete, Student
Languages Cantonese, English, French, Mandarin
Higher education Commerce - University of Toronto: Canada
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started playing table tennis at age eight in Canada.
Why this sport? Her parents are table tennis players. When they saw that she didn't have a lot of schoolwork, they started teaching her the sport in the basement of their home. She gradually became more competitive and started participating in national and international tournaments.
Club / Team Mississauga Elite Table Tennis Training Centre / University of Toronto: Canada
Name of coach Junya Chen [mother], CHN, from 2005
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2010
Competing for Canada
Tournament Commonwealth Games
Location Delhi
General Interest
Hobbies Watching movies, shopping. (olympic.ca, 11 Jun 2015)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs She believes that the colour of the shirt in which she wins her first match will be her lucky colour for the rest of the tournament. (olympic.ca, 11 Jun 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto "If you fall, get back up. That's what life is about." (olympic.ca, 11 Jun 2015)
Famous relatives Her mother Junya Chen is a former table tennis player who was a member of the People's Republic of China national team and is coach of the Canadian women's table tennis team. Her father Yong Qiang Luo played table tennis at provincial level in People's Republic of China. (olympic.ca, 11 Jun 2015)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (utoronto.ca, 17 Jul 2015)
Other information MOVE TO CANADA
Her family moved from People's Republic of China to Canada in 2005. (olympic.ca, 11 Jun 2015)

YOUNGEST
At age 14 she was the youngest athlete from any country at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. She was also the youngest member of the Canadian team at the 2011 Pan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada where she was 15 years and two months old. (olympic.ca, 11 Jun 2015)

SCHOOL EXTENSION
She completed her high school diploma over a period of five years on a part-time basis so that she could study, train and compete at the same time. (themedium.ca, 14 Sep 201)