15 Nov 2016

Nominees for this year’s Male and Female Para Table Tennis Star, the winners to be announced at the Seamaster Qatar 2016 ITTF Star Awards evening later in the year, have been named.

The fourth edition of the now well established event will be staged at the Sheraton Hotel in Doha on Thursday 8th December.

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor

Presented by Tinsue, the nominees for Male Para Table Tennis Star are:

……….Laurens Devos (Belgium): the youngest ever table tennis gold medallist at a Paralympic Games when he won the Men’s Singles Class 9 title in Rio de Janeiro earlier this year.

……….Feng Panfeng (China): gold medallist in Beijing and London in Men’s Singles Class 3, at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games he won for the third consecutive time; in addition he won the Men’s Team Class 3 title for a second consecutive time.

……….Peter Rosenmeier (Denmark): Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Men’s Singles Class 6 gold medallist; it is a feat he also achieved in 2008 in Beijing.

Female Para Table Tennis Star presented by Stag International:

……….Liu Jing (China): success in Rio de Janeiro in Women’s Singles Class 1-2 and Women’s Team Class 1-3, meant she captured both titles for a third time.

……….Sandra Paovic (Croatia): Beijing 2008 Olympian, on her Paralympic Games debut, she won Women’s Singles Class 6 in Rio de Janeiro.

……….Xue Juan (China): gold medallist in Women’s Singles Class 3 and Women’s Team Class 1-3 at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games; winner of Women’s Singles Class 3 at China Para Open.

 

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Contact: Matt Pound, Promotion and Media Manager
Email: mpound@ittfmail.com

 

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