January Athlete of the Month – Gavin Rumgay

Gavin Rumgay, GLL Sport Foundation supported Scottish Table Tennis star has been chosen as January’s athlete of the month. Gavin has had a successful sporting past in table tennis, badminton and tennis amongst others, but is now a professional table tennis player. This month Gavin competed at the World Championships and reached the last eight – a fantastic achievement! The World Championships were televised on Sky Sports over the 19th-20th January weekend, with Gavin getting a lot of coverage and being described as the ‘crowd favourite.’

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Not only is Gavin a professional table tennis player, but Gavin has become the first UK player in 20 years to have has own Branded Table Tennis racket called the ‘Rumgay Reactor’. Gavin also offers high quality coaching in racket sports; table tennis, tennis, golf and badminton and has raving reviews from his clients. Please view www.gavinrumgay.com for more details. A quote from Gavin, “Building up www.gavinrumgay.com with the added support from the GLL Sport Foundation. Support that is not forthcoming in Scotland.”

Gavin uses our GLL leisure centres for his training and said “it just feels great when really hard work pays off! The GLL Sport Foundation have identified me as one of the stand out athletes in London and an Ambassador to my sport. Thank you!”

Congratulations to Gavin for an amazing January performance at the World Championships, and we’re sure there’s much more to come in this exciting year!

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