(born 19 June 1984 in Beijing
) is a table tennis
player representing Singapore
Yang Zi began his table tennis in 2004 when he first participated in the ITTF Pro Tour
. He has represented Singapore in many major events such as 15th Asian Games
, 18th Commonwealth Games
and 23rd SEA Games
. He is currently Singapore's second-ranked male table tennis player.
In 2005, he won 2 Pro Tour Men's Singles U21 titles and won the Pro Tour Grand Finals
Men's Singles U21 title. He also won the silver medal in the Beijing Invitational. Later he also managed to clinch 3 gold medals in the 2005 Southeast Asian Games
and 2 golds in the 2006 Commonwealth Games
. During the world's second largest sports event, 15th Asian Games
, Yang Zi, together with partner Li Jiawei
, won the bronze medal for the mixed doubles event. The pair made up of Yang and Gao Ning
has also won many medals in the ITTF Pro Tour Events.
At the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Yang Zi made it to the 4th round losing to Zoran Primorac
of Croatia by a score of 4-2, however managing to defeat Marcos Freitas(POR) and Chuang Chih-yuan
(TPE) in the 2nd and 3rd rounds respectively.
Weight: 70 kg<br>Height: 1.84m<br>Hobbies: Watching Movies, Surfing the Internet
- ITTF Pro Tour Grand Finals
- Men's Doubles - Gold (Gao Ning)
- Beijing Olympic Games
- ITTF Pro Tour China......