Congratulations to Lavanya Pandian and Samuel Liu. Both were given a Table Tennis Bat Pendant by their coaches Chunyen Liu and Vladimir Altman as a reward for their recent hard efforts in training.

Lavanya Pandian is 9 years old and a couple of weeks ago came runner-up in the US Open U9鈥檚 event.

Samuel Liu is 13 years old and is a top cadet in the state of Kansas.

Both players train at The Athletic Club of Overland Park, Kansas City.

Samuel Liu (left) and Lavanya Pandian (right) with their VQ Table Tennis Bat Pendants