|Born|| August 17, 1991 |
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||146 lb (66 kg)|
|Chinese||王 浩 平|
Timothy Wang is an American table tennis player.He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's singles,but was defeated in the preliminary round. Wang won the men's singles at the 2010 US National Championships and repeated his victory in 2012 and 2013. He also won the national championship in men's doubles in 2011 and 2012 (with Han Xiao) and in mixed doubles in 2011,2012 and 2013 (with Ariel Hsing). He represented the United States in the men's team table tennis event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Wang's parents are both immigrants from Taiwan.
Li Jiawei is a retired Chinese-born former Singaporean table tennis player,four-time Olympian and twice Olympic medalist. She trained in Beijing's famous Shichahai Sports School with Olympic medalist Zhang Yining. In 1995,she moved to Singapore and in the following year,she commenced her international career as a competitive table tennis player. She became a Singapore citizen at the age of 18 years under the Foreign Sports Talent Scheme.
Guo Yue is a Chinese table tennis player and the 2007 women's world champion.
Ryu Seung-min is a Korean table tennis player who won the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the men's singles competition. His opponent was Wang Hao,a top-seeded player from the Chinese national team. Along the way,he defeated 1992 Olympic champion Jan-Ove Waldner with 4–1. At the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics he was part of the South Korean team that won the bronze and silver medals respectively. Ryu is ranked twenty-fifth in the world as of July 2013. In 2016,Ryu became a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC),he was a member and Chair of the Athletes' Commission of the South Korean National Olympic Committee from 2016 to 2019. Since 2018,he counts among the ITTF Foundation Ambassadors,promoting sport for development and peace.
Wang Hao is a retired Chinese table tennis player. He became the world champion in men's singles in Yokohama,Japan,in May 2009,defeating three-time World Champion Wang Liqin 4–0. His other notable accomplishments include being a three-time World Cup Champion in 2007,2008 and 2010,a singles silver medalist at the 2004 Summer Olympics,2008 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Olympics. In January 2010,he was replaced by Ma Long as the #1 rank on the official ITTF world rankings. He was previously ranked #1 on the official ITTF world rankings for 27 consecutive months,from October 2007 to December 2009. In April 2011,he was again the top ranked male player in the world. He is known to execute the Reverse Penhold Backhand (RPB) with exceptional skill.
Ma Lin is a retired Chinese table tennis player.
In Taiwan,some of the most prominent sports include badminton,baseball,basketball,football,softball,table tennis,tennis,and volleyball. Martial arts such as t'ai chi ch'uan and taekwondo are also practiced by many people. International-known athletes include Tai Tzu-ying,Kuo Hsing-chun,Yu Chang,Chien-Ming Wang,Lin Yun-ju,Yang Chuan-kwang,Chou Tien-chen,Hsieh Su-wei,and Yani Tseng among others.
Chen Qi is a retired Chinese table tennis player. He won the gold medal in men's doubles at the 2004 Summer Olympics with Ma Lin,and is the youngest male ever to hold this title at age 20. In December 2013,Chen Qi announced his retirement and became the head coach of the Jiangsu provincial table tennis team.
Liu Guoliang is a retired Chinese table tennis player who has won all titles at major world tournaments including World Championships,World Cup and Olympic Games. He is the second man to achieve a career grand slam of three majors. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest players and coaches of all time. He has also played with Kong Linghui in doubles.
Chuang Chih-yuan is a Taiwanese table tennis player. He won the ITTF Pro Tour Grand Finals in 2002 and doubles title at the 2013 World Table Tennis Championships. He participated in the Summer Olympics five times,making the most appearances at Olympic Games among Taiwanese athletes.
Wang Yuegu is a retired Chinese-born Singaporean table tennis player who was ranked among the top ten players in the world. Wang made her inaugural appearance as a Singaporean table tennis player on the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Pro Tour in June 2005 at the Volkswagen Korean Open in Suncheon,South Korea,where she and Sun Beibei took the silver medal in the women's doubles. On 24 September 2006,Wang achieved her first gold medal on the Pro Tour at the Japan Open in Yokohama. She repeated the feat against her compatriot Li Jiawei on 12 November at the ITTF Pro Tour German Open in Bayreuth. In June 2007,Wang helped Singapore sweep the women's team,women's doubles and mixed doubles gold trophies at the 17th Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships in Jaipur.
Ma Long is a Chinese table tennis player who is currently world rank number 3 ITTF and the reigning Olympic singles champion. Widely regarded as the greatest table tennis player of all time,he is the first and only male player to complete a career Double Grand Slam as the Olympic gold medalist in men's singles in 2016 and 2020. He held the ranking of number 1 for a total of 64 months,the most by any male in the history of table tennis. He is also champion in World Championships in men's singles in 2015,2017 and 2019. His records led the International Table Tennis Federation to nickname him as "The Dictator" and "The Dragon". Since 2014,he has been the captain of the Chinese national table tennis men's team.
Marcos AndréSousa da Silva Freitas is a Portuguese table tennis player who has won European Championships in singles,doubles,and team events.
Panagiotis Gionis is a Greek table tennis player and a dentist. He is a member in the Greece National Team and has competed in 4 Olympics and many World and European Championships. He has been playing professionally in Germany and France since 2001. Currently,he is playing for Greek club Panathinaikos,German club Borussia Düsseldorf and is being sponsored by TAMASU BUTTERFLY.
The 2013 World Table Tennis Championships were held at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris,France,from May 13 to May 20,2013. The Championships were the 52nd edition of the World Table Tennis Championships.
Erica Shen-Ning Wu is an American table tennis player who competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She was the 2011 and 2012 US national champion in women's doubles and reached the semifinals in women's singles at the 2011,2012 and 2013 US national championships. She was part of the US team that won the bronze medal at the 2011 Pan American Games. At the 2012 North American Championships,Wu was the runner-up in women's singles behind fellow Olympian Lily Zhang. As of 2018 she was a senior at Princeton University studying computer science. Between 2018 and 2022,she worked as a Software Engineer at Meta.
Robert Gardos is a Hungarian-born Austrian table tennis player,European Champion and Olympic participant. He plays for the French club Chartres ASTT.
Christophe Legoût is a French table tennis player. As of February 2013,Legout is ranked no. 108 in the world by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). He is also left-handed,and uses the classic grip and Butterfly Legout blade.
Damien Éloi is a French table tennis player. As of February 2013,Eloi is ranked no. 88 in the world by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). He is also right-handed,and uses the attacking grip and Tibhar 4S blade.
Patrick Birocheau is a French former table tennis player. He won a bronze medal at the 1981 World Championships in doubles,as well as several medals at the European Championships throughout the 1980s.