20 year-old Weihao Yan of China won the sixth annual World Championship of Ping Pong at the Alexandra Palace, London this past weekend, January 28-29, 2017! Alexander Flemming of Germany is this year’s runner-up.
Yan stated that he has actually only been playing sandpaper ping pong for six months and hasn’t received any professional table tennis training.
More than 25 countries were represented with 64 table tennis players competing in this tournament.
This event attracted a large, excited crowd of 1,200 fans.
$100,000 total prize fund was up for grabs!
For complete tournament results, visit http://www.worldchampionshipofpingpong.net/knockout/.