13 Dec 2016

What were your favorite table tennis star up to on social media last week? Some did the Mannequin challenge, some worked hard in the gym, but most of them were busy rocking the red carpet at the ITTF Star Awards!

By Neha Aggarwal

The Dusseldorf training center in Germany was burning as the German team took the Mannequin Challenge:

and Hugo Calderano was working hard at the gym.

Aquahit workout #nopainnogain

A video posted by Hugo Calderano (@hugocalderano) on

Galia Dvorak ran her first half marathon! 


Lily Zhang and the US table tennis team were having some fun at this GIANT table tennis table:

She also rocked this photoshoot!

From my @shakleehq photoshoot! More to come ? #tabletennis #photoshoot #sponsor

A photo posted by Lily Zhang (@lilyyz) on


But in Doha, at the ITTF Star Awards, the players looked at their absolute best.

Jean-michel Saive with his two besties:

Vladimir Samsonov and his wife:

 The English national team:

Sam Walker at the awards with his special place:

All about the details! ⌚️?

A photo posted by Sam Walker (@samwalker_tt) on

What do you think of this look?

Yang Haeun’s collage with all the best pictures from the evening:

. . Qatar 2016 ITTF Star Awards ? . . #ryuseungmin #fengtianwei #malong #xuxin #Teamkorea #?

A photo posted by 양하은 (@yang_haeun) on

The Japanese trio who took the world by storm by their sensational performance this year looked fabulous :

Ding Ning to her fans: I am very happy to win the Female table tennis star again! And also I am very honored to be introduced to the ITTF Hall of Fame. PS: the dress is a surprise! Love you all!



Fan Zhendong: I have been nominated for many times. But today is my first time to win the awards. I made some mistakes in my speech but it’s ok! I will do my best in the matches!




Ma Long: Thank you all! Photos are here!


Zhu Yuling: New start, new challenge and new step forward. To experience the charm of competitive sports, we have to conquer ourselves all the time. Now it’s time for the new goal! Thanks for all your supports these days!



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