Matthew Syed is a former three-times Commonwealth table tennis champion and a two-time Olympian. He is author of Bounce: How Champions are Made, a columnist for The Times and a commentator for the BBC and Eurosport.
Bounce: how champions are made (Fourth Estate, 2010)
BoI 2007 Vox Pop 4
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