Why was tennis removed from the Olympics?
Tennis was part of the Summer Olympic Games program from the inaugural 1896 Summer Olympics, but was dropped after the 1924 Summer Olympics due to disputes between the International Lawn Tennis Federation and the International Olympic Committee over how to define amateur players.
Who won the last table tennis Olympics?
People’s Republic of China have been crowned men’s team table tennis champions after a 3-0 victory over Germany. The winning team, made up of table tennis legend MA Long, FAN Zhendong and XU Xin, beat the German team of Patrick Franziska, Dimitrij Ovtcharov and Timo Boll to gold with a final score of 11-7, 11-3, 11-9.
Who is the youngest ever recorded athlete to participate in the Olympics?
Dimitrios Loundras represented Greece in the parallel bars at the inaugural modern Olympic Games in 1896, and came third as part of the team event. At 10 years and 218 days he is the youngest known medallist, and before he died in 1971 he was the last surviving competitor from the 1896 Games.
Who is the richest table tennis player?
Two times World Tennis Champion Timo “Magic” Boll, also famously known as Timo Boll, has a net worth of $7 million.
|Full Name||Timo Boll|
|Profession||Professional Table Tennis Player|
|World’s Richest Tennis player||#2|
|Highest Ranking||#1 (2003, 2011, 2018)|