Evidently, he became the youngest ITTF World Tour Champion and the youngest table champion in the world after joining the Chinese National Table Tennis Squad in 2012. In addition to that, for 29 straight months, starting in November 2015, he reached the leading position in the world after holding position No. 2.
Later in the same tournament he also became the youngest table tennis player to be crowned world junior champion in singles, at age 13 years and 163 days. (ittf.com, 07 Dec 2016, 27 Aug 2017; nikkansports.com, 07 Apr 2017; SportsDeskOnline, 27 Dec 2019)
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Hend has been playing table tennis from the age of five and at six, she competed at the World Hopes Week and Challenge event in Doha, Qatar where she was spotted by an International Table Tennis Federation official. According to BBC, she will be the youngest athlete to compete at the Games since 1968.
This young girl was the Syrian Table-Tennis player, Hend Zaza. Hend A. R. Zaza is from the Syrian city of Hama and was born in January of 2009. Zaza was discovered by Coach Adham Jumaan when she was only five years old. She was playing ping pong with her brother Obeida, who was a junior national tennis table champion at the time.
And - not to be outdone - the 2019 world champion in park, Okamoto Misugu of Japan, is just 15 years old and will compete with Brown in the park discipline. Hend Zaza, 12 - Syria - Table tennis. While NISHIYA won gold, it's Zaza who walks away with the title of "youngest," the Syrian having lost her opening match in table tennis on Saturday (24 ...
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