View Full Version : Tiago Apolonia Voted Best Shot of 2014!

01-07-2015, 11:14 AM
Hey Everyone!

We are delighted to announce that the Portuguese sensation Tiago Apolonia has been crowned winner of the 2014 best table tennis shot of the year for his simply unbelievable around the net forehand in his match with Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov at European Team Championships.

The epic poll (http://www.tabletennisdaily.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?9344-Top-10-Craziest-Table-Tennis-Shots-of-2014), which TableTennisDaily ran in the week leading up to New Years Eve, saw Tiago scoop 585 votes of the staggering 1838 votes cast.

TableTennisDaily's poll pitched 10 of the finest table tennis shots of the year against each other and you can view all of them including Tiago's superb around the net shot winner in the video further down this page. There were many incredible submissions, which made the voting neck and neck throughout. The video has gone viral around the table tennis community with players such as Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Quadri Aruna, Eliza Samara and Tiago himself supporting the competition through their Facebook pages.

Winner: Tiago Apolonia: 585 votes
Runner up: Dimitrij Ovtcharov: 397 votes
Third place: Quadri Aruna: 363 votes

Tiago Apolonia's Around The Net Shot

Tiago Apolonia has expressed his delight in winning the best shot of the year and took this picture below with a TableTennisDaily t-shirt and commented, "thanks to all the TableTennisDaily fans who voted for me and everyone for your continued support. I am very proud to have the best shot of the year. Good luck and best wishes in 2015!"



Top 10 Best Shots of 2014 Compilation

Users had a choice of the top 10 best shots of 2014 in the video below. Tiago was their favourite!


Just think, we now have the whole of 2015 to look forward to. Could this shot be beat?

Happy New Year everyone! :)

01-09-2015, 04:40 PM
That was an awesome around the net shot.

01-09-2015, 04:41 PM
I voted for Tiago. Well done, great photo!