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Andrei Mazunov (born 1967) is a male Russian former international table tennis player.
The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.
The Asian Table Tennis Championships is a biennial table tennis tournament regarded as continental championships by International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
In racquet sports and golf, backspin (also known in racket sports as slice or underspin), is a shot such that the ball rotates backwards (as though rolling back towards the player) after it is hit.
Belarus (Беларусь, Biełaruś,; Беларусь, Belarus'), officially the Republic of Belarus (Рэспубліка Беларусь; Республика Беларусь), formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia (Белоруссия, Byelorussiya), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
Celluloids are a class of compounds created from nitrocellulose and camphor, with added dyes and other agents.
Chamaecyparis obtusa (Japanese cypress, hinoki cypress or hinoki; 檜 or 桧) is a species of cypress native to central Japan.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
China Table Tennis Super League (CTTSL) is the top table tennis division under the Chinese Table Tennis Association.
The Chinese Civil War was a war fought between the Kuomintang (KMT)-led government of the Republic of China and the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Chinese people are the various individuals or ethnic groups associated with China, usually through ancestry, ethnicity, nationality, citizenship or other affiliation.
The coefficient of restitution (COR) is the ratio of the final to initial relative velocity between two objects after they collide.
Coin flipping, coin tossing, or heads or tails is the practice of throwing a coin in the air and checking which side is showing when it lands to choose between two alternatives, sometimes to resolve a dispute between two parties.
The Commonwealth Games are an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations.
Cypress is a common name for various coniferous trees or shrubs of northern temperate regions that belong to the family Cupressaceae.
Danny Seemiller is a former professional table tennis player, United States Olympic head coach and current head coach of the South Bend Table Tennis Club.
Deng Yaping (born February 6, 1973 in Zhengzhou, Henan) is a Chinese table tennis player, who won eighteen world championships including four Olympic championships between 1989 and 1997.
Ding Ning (born 20 June 1990) is a Chinese table tennis player.
Disability table tennis classification is the disability sport classification process for table tennis that is governed by the International Table Tennis Federation.
Dmitry Vyacheslavovich Mazunov (Дмитрий Вячеславович Мазунов; born 12 May 1971 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian SFSR) is a Russian table tennis player.
East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural "The East Asian cultural sphere evolves when Japan, Korea, and what is today Vietnam all share adapted elements of Chinese civilization of this period (that of the Tang dynasty), in particular Buddhism, Confucian social and political values, and literary Chinese and its writing system." terms.
Edgar Parks Snow (17 July 1905 – 15 February 1972) was an American journalist known for his books and articles on Communism in China and the Chinese Communist revolution.
The English Table Tennis Association is the former name of the national governing body responsible for table tennis in England.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
The Europe Top 16, also known as the Europe Top 16 Cup and previously known as the Europe Top 12, is a table tennis tournament organised annually by the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU), featuring the highest-ranked players in Europe.
European Champions League (ECL) is the seasonal table tennis competition for the highest ranked European club teams and is regarded as the most important international club competition in Europe.
The European Club Cup of Champions, often known as the European Cup or ECCC, was a table tennis competition for European club teams.
The European Table Tennis Championships is an international table tennis competition for the national teams of the member associations of the European Table Tennis Union (ETTU).
The European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) is the governing body of the sport of table tennis in Europe, and is the only authority recognised for this purpose by the International Table Tennis Federation.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
Table tennis terminology is a set of English words and phrases used in the game of table tennis to describe the game, the play and the equipment.
In tennis, a grip is a way of holding the racquet in order to hit shots during a match.
Headis is a mix of table tennis and the heading of association football.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC; Internationales Paralympisches Komitee) is an international non-profit organisation and the global governing body for the Paralympic Movement.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is the governing body for all national table tennis associations.
This page lists the members inducted in the ITTF Hall of Fame – founded in 1993 – in the order as they appear in the official hall of fame maintained by the International Table Tennis Federation.
The ITTF World Tour, known as the ITTF Pro Tour until 2011, is an annual series of table tennis tournaments introduced by International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) in 1996.
Jan-Ove Waldner (born 3 October 1965). Swedish Table Tennis Federation is a Swedish former table tennis player.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jaques of London, formerly known as John Jaques of London and Jaques and Son of London is a long-established family company that manufactures sports and game equipment.
Jörgen Persson (born 22 April 1966, in Halmstad, Sweden) is a Swedish table tennis player.
Jean-Philippe Gatien (born 16 October 1968 in Alès, France) is a retired French table tennis player.
Kong Linghui (born on October 18, 1975 in Harbin, Heilongjiang) is a male Chinese table tennis player.
Li Xiaoxia (born 16 January 1988) is a Chinese table tennis professional.
A small fraction of the world's population ever competes at the Olympic Games; an even smaller fraction ever competes in multiple Games.
The list of ITTF World Tour (known as the ITTF Pro Tour from its inception in 1996 until 2011) is in alphabetical order by names of tournaments.
Racket sports are games in which players use rackets to hit a ball or other object.
This list of table tennis players is alphabetically ordered by surname.
Liu Guoliang (born January 10, 1976, in Xinxiang, Henan) is a Chinese table tennis player who has won all titles at major world tournaments including World Championships, World Cup and Olympic Games.
Ma Lin (born February 19, 1980 in Shenyang, Liaoning, China) is a retired Chinese table tennis player.
Ma Long (born 20 October 1988) is a Chinese table tennis player.
The Magnus effect is an observable phenomenon that is commonly associated with a spinning object that drags air faster around one side, creating a difference in pressure that moves it in the direction of the lower-pressure side.
Natural rubber, also called India rubber or caoutchouc, as initially produced, consists of polymers of the organic compound isoprene, with minor impurities of other organic compounds, plus water.
Ochroma is a genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae, containing the sole species Ochroma pyramidale, commonly known as the balsa tree.
Para table tennis is a disabled sport which follows the rules set by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
In geometry, parallel lines are lines in a plane which do not meet; that is, two lines in a plane that do not intersect or touch each other at any point are said to be parallel.
Parker Brothers was an American toy and game manufacturer which later became a brand of Hasbro.
A parlour or parlor game is a group game played indoors.
In elementary geometry, the property of being perpendicular (perpendicularity) is the relationship between two lines which meet at a right angle (90 degrees).
Ping pong with obstacles, or Pingpongo, is a sport that consists of a variation of ping pong or traditional table tennis, by adding material and/or mental obstacles.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.
The Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns, were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.
Red Star Over China, a 1937 book by Edgar Snow, is an account of the Communist Party of China that was written when it was a guerrilla army and still obscure to Westerners.
Russia (rɐˈsʲijə), officially the Russian Federation (p), is a country in Eurasia. At, Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 144 million people as of December 2017, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. The East Slavs emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus' ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus' lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde in the 13th century. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde. By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire, which was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland on the west to Alaska on the east. Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state. The Soviet Union played a decisive role in the Allied victory in World War II, and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite and the launching of the first humans in space. By the end of 1990, the Soviet Union had the world's second largest economy, largest standing military in the world and the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union. It is governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. The Russian economy ranks as the twelfth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity in 2015. Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources are the largest such reserves in the world, making it one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas globally. The country is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and an active global partner of ASEAN, as well as a member of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Ryu Seung-min (born August 5, 1982 in Seoul, South Korea) is a Korean table tennis player who won the gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the men's singles competition.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
In table tennis speed glue is glue that is used to re-fix the rubber surfaces to the racket or paddle.
A sponge is a tool or cleaning aid made of soft, porous material.
A sports governing body is a sports organization that has a regulatory or sanctioning function.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Table squash is a sport for two players which is an evolution of table tennis and uses similar rules and equipment.
Table tennis was first included in the Olympic program at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, with four events contested.
The table tennis competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics consisted of four events.
The table tennis competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics consisted of four events.
The table tennis competition at the 2000 Summer Olympics consisted of four events.
Table tennis at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place in the Galatsi Olympic Hall with 172 competitors in 4 events.
Table tennis competitions at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing were held from August 13 to August 23, at the Peking University Gymnasium.
Table tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London took place from Saturday 28 July to Wednesday 8 August 2012 at ExCeL London.
Table tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro took place from 6 to 17 August 2016 at the third pavilion of Riocentro.
Table tennis competition has been in the Summer Olympic Games since 1988, with singles and doubles events for men and women.
The Table Tennis World Cup has been held annually since 1980.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
Terminalia superba, the superb terminalia, limba, or afara (UK), korina (US), is a large tree in the family Combretaceae, native to tropical western Africa.
A trademark, trade mark, or trade-markThe styling of trademark as a single word is predominantly used in the United States and Philippines only, while the two-word styling trade mark is used in many other countries around the world, including the European Union and Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth jurisdictions (although Canada officially uses "trade-mark" pursuant to the Trade-mark Act, "trade mark" and "trademark" are also commonly used).
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
USA Table Tennis, colloquially known as USATT, is the non-profit governing body for table tennis in the United States and is responsible for cataloging and sanctioning table tennis tournaments within the country.
In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.
Vladimir Samsonov or Uładzimir Samsonaŭ (Уладзімір Віктаравіч Самсонаў, born April 17, 1976) is a Belarusian professional table tennis player, ranked 18th as of December 2017.
Wáng Hào (Wang Hao; born 15 December 1983) is a retired Chinese table tennis player.
Wang Nan (born October 23, 1978 in Fushun, Liaoning) is a female Chinese table tennis player from Liaoning.
The West Coast or Pacific Coast is the coastline along which the contiguous Western United States meets the North Pacific Ocean.
The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.
The World Table Tennis Championships have been held since 1926, biennially since 1957.
A writing implement or writing instrument is an object used to produce writing.
Zhang Jike (born 16 February 1988) is a Chinese table tennis player.
Zhang Yining (born October 5, 1981 in Beijing) is a former Chinese table tennis player.
The 9th Annual International Stoke Mandeville Games, retroactively designated as the 1960 Summer Paralympics (I Giochi Paralimpici Estivi),, International Paralympic Committee (IPC) were the first international Paralympic Games, following on from the Stoke Mandeville Games of 1948 and 1952.
The 1988 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIV Olympiad (Korean), were an international multi-sport event celebrated from 17 September to 2 October 1988 in Seoul, South Korea.
The 1989 World Table Tennis Championships were held in Dortmund from March 29 to April 9, 1989.
The 1991 World Table Tennis Championships were held in Chiba from April 24 to May 6, 1991.
The 1995 World Table Tennis Championships were held in Tianjin from May 1 to May 14, 1995.
The 1997 World Table Tennis Championships were held in Manchester from April 24 to May 5, 1997.
The 1999 World Table Tennis Championships were held in Eindhoven from August 2 to August 8, 1999.
The 2001 World Table Tennis Championships were held in Osaka from April 23 to May 6, 2001.
The LIEBHERR 2003 World Table Tennis Championships was held at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France from May 19 to May 25, 2003.
The 2005 World Table Tennis Championships was held in the Shanghai Grand Stage of Shanghai, China from April 29 to May 6, 2005.
The 2009 H.I.S. World Table Tennis Championships were held in Yokohama, Japan, from 28 April to 5 May 2009.
The GAC GROUP 2011 World Table Tennis Championships was held at the Ahoy indoor sporting arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands from May 8 to May 15, 2011.
The 2013 World Table Tennis Championships were held at the Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris, France from May 13 to May 20, 2013.
The 2015 World Table Tennis Championships were held in Suzhou from 26 April to 3 May 2015.
The 2017 World Table Tennis Championships were held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from 29 May to 5 June 2017.
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