13 Mar 2017

We bring you all the stories from your favourite table tennis stars that they posted last week on Facebook and Instagram! Get to know a bit more of them outside the table tennis arena.

By Neha Aggarwal

Some of the athletes were in news:

Clearly, the week was amazing one for Ding Ning who not only won the Marvellous 12 and made it to the team for the World Table Tennis Championship in Dusseldorf in May 2017, she also produced the MOST OUTRAGEOUS TABLE TENNIS RALLY of the year already:


Lily Zhang had one of the most amazing nights ever as she played against CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg at a ping ping social club SPiN in San Francisco. Lily also said that she received a message from Zuckerberg later wishing her good luck! Read fully story here.

The mozart of table tennis will never fade away. He posted a picture of him being featured in one of the comic books in Japan!

and Netherland’s Britt Eerland was featured on Team Netherland’s Olympic page in a vlog of her visit to a Short Track Speed Skating competition!

You cannot miss this funny episode of Ask A Pro Anything with Adam Bobrow and Paul Drinkhall:

But there were some who were busy training.

Like, Galia Dvorak:

and of course, the Indian Open Champion who earned a hat trick title wins this year already, Dimitrij Ovtcharov:

Practicing footwork with weights??with my dad… – #saarbrücken #championsleague #prep #tabletennis @fakel_gazprom

A post shared by Dima Ovtcharov – Table tennis (@dimaovtcharov) on

Some success stories.

Having suffered an injury at the Europe Top 12 a month earlier, Elizabeta Samara posted this picture of her indicating that she is recovering fast! Hope for a speedy recovery Eliza.

Presenting the 2017 English National Champion, Tin-Tin Ho!

Look who’s back to Ochsenhausen for training- HUGO CALDERANO.

Meanwhile in Korea, Jeon Jihee enjoys her time out:

while Yuya Oshima continues to share some fashion trends:

and on the other side of the world, two happy couples, Tiago Apolonia & Zhenqi Barthel and Jonathan Groth & Anne Sophie shared a picture from their holiday in Rome:

finish our ROMA trip in Colosseum?✌?#weekend #italy?? #rome #roma #beautifulcity #friends #fun #traveling #life? #love

A post shared by ?LuLu???Tabletennis?? (@zhenqi_barthel_apolonia) on

How was your week??

General News Ding Ning Dimitrij Ovtcharov Hugo Calderano Elizabeta Samara Lily Zhang Paul Drinkhall Yuya Oshima Britt Eerland