Table Tennis - Champion of Champions
The Table Tennis Hall of Fame was established in 1993 for the recognition of extraordinary actors. The list is approved by the ITTF and every two years eligibility is renewed. In 1991, when this concept was introduced, eligibility was that the player had to have won at least five gold medals at the Olympics or the World Championship. Here are some champions who have etched their names forever in the world of table tennis -
She is one of the greatest table tennis players who won six medals at the World Championships in 1989-1997. Deng from China started playing tennis table at the age of 5. She won her first national championship, when she was only 13 years old.
She won her first doubles world championship with QiaoHong in 1989 and the first World Singles Championships in 1991, even after being denied a spot on the national team due to his height of 4 feet 11 inches.
Even after retiring at a very young age of 24, she left as the world No. 1 in women's table tennis. She won four Olympic gold medals and world championship titles in singles and doubles in 1995, 1997. She has won the title of world champion 18 times.
He was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1911. He was the world champion record holder 5 times, with 40 medals. He has won the World Doubles 8 times and the English tournament. Barna was inducted into the International Table Tennis Foundation Hall of Fame in 1993. He is also the author of a few books on table tennis, including "YourTable Tennis Drunk "and" How to Win at Table Tennis "are quite popular.
One of the Remarkable Players of the table tennis world, Richard Bergman has won 7 world championships including four in singles, a men's double, two team titles. He had won 22 medals in total. Not just an incredible player, he was one of 12 members who founded the ITTF Hall of Fame.
My Long is a China table tennis champion. Who was ranked number 1 in January 2016. Early in his career, he won the ITTF championships but failed to make it to the world championships.
In 2013, he won the China Open and the Asian championships. In 2014, he also won the Asian championship. In the same year, at the WTTC championship, he remporall sets and receives the Victor Barna Award. Also in 2015, he won numerous championships and is now number 1.
Ding Ning is a table tennis player from China who won the world championships in 2011 and 2015. Both of these wins were won in women's singles.
In women's singles, she won the Asian Championships in 2009 and finished second at the 2012 Olympic Games. In women's doubles, she was a finalist in the world in 2009 and winner of the Asian championships in 2009.