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    • Ma Long Wins Best Player of the Year Award 2015!

      The 2015 ITTF Star Awards took place on the 9th December! This prestigious event was held in Pátio da Galé in Lisbon, Portugal where the players are gathered for the end of year World Tour Grand Finals. The players of the night are the current leaders of the Men's and Women's World Ranking list, China's Ma Long and Liu Shiwen win this years Male and Female Star of the Year Awards!

      Ma Long player of the year - Photo by: Remy Gros

      Ma Long the 2015 World Champion and World Cup Champion secured the ultimate prize, the Male Star Award at the 2015 ITTF Star awards. There were a staggering 60,000 votes. In second place was compatriot Fan Zhendong, followed closely by Japan's Jun Mizutani and Germany's Dimintrij Ovtcharov. In the female star awards Liu Shiwen topped the ranks, followed by Ding Ning, Kasumi Ishikawa and Petrissa Solja. Results, videos and picturesbelow:

      The ITTF Star Awards Results:

      Male Star: Ma Long
      Female Star: Liu Shiwen
      Male Para Star: David Jacobs
      Female Para Star: Borislava Peric-Rankovic
      Breakthrough Star: Mima Ito
      Star Point: Fang Bo vs Ma Long (World Championship Final)
      Star Coach: Liu Guoliang
      Fair Play: Linor Citaku and Vlona Malaku


      Some cool photos from the night by Remy Gros.

      The greatest male table tennis team on the planet in suits!
      (Fan Zhendong, Ma Long, Xu Xin, Zhang Jike)

      The greatest women's table tennis team on the planet!
      (Liu Shiwen, Ding Ning, Zhu Yuling, Chen Meng)

      Dimitrij Ovtcharov and wife Jenny Ovtcharov looking glamorous on the night!

      Ma Long's victory selfie!


      Voted best star point of 2015

      Ma Long the male table tennis star

      Liu Shiwen the female table tennis star

      David Jacobs Male Para Star

      Borislava Peric-Rankovic Female Para Star

      Mima Ito Breakthrough Star

      Liu Guoliang Star Coach Winner

      Highlights from the night!

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      Comments 1 Comment
      1. Garrison's Avatar
        Garrison -
        Pretty much expected. Everything else than Ma Long would have been an insult. (btw Dima's wife looks amazing)
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