Fidel R. Snehit, India No. 2 in the under-21 category of Table Tennis, put up a pretty impressive show in the circuit before the world was hit by COVID-19. The Hyderabad youngster is not wasting time by sitting at home in desperation during the lockdown.
With his scheduled training programme in Europe this summer going awry because of coronavirus, Snehit has been watching a lot of his own videos and that of Olympic and world champion Ma Long of China to improve his all-round game at MLR-UTT Academy here.
The fact that Snehit jumped from No. 337 at the start of 2019 to No. 40 in the world U-21 rankings in the space of 16 months is, perhaps, proof of his talent given his semifinal appearance in the Oman Open and gold at the Khelo India and National youth championships.
This second-year student of…