64 young Olympians in quest for gold
At the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, from 17th to 23rd August, 32 men and 32 women born between 1996-1999 will fight for 3 gold medals: in men’s singles, in women’s singles, and in the mixed teams event which consists of one man and one wo
At the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, from 17th to 23rd August, 32 men and 32 women born between 1996-1999 will fight for 3 gold medals: in men’s singles, in women’s singles, and in the mixed teams event which consists of one man and one woman who have qualified for the singles event.
Top seed in Men’s singles is China’s FAN Zhendong, followed by Japan’s Yuto MURAMATSU, Brazil’s Hugo CALDERANO, Korea’s KIM Minhyeok and Taipei’s YANG Heng-Wei. Best seeded European player is David REITSPIES of Czech Republic at position no. 6. One place below is Can AKKUZU of France. The list goes on with seeded no. 8 Tomislav PUCAR of Croatia, 9 Kirill GERASSIMENKO of Kazakhstan, 10 HUNG Ka Tak of Hong Kong, 11 Diogo CHEN of Portugal, 12 Patryk ZATOWKA of Poland, 13 Adam SZUDI of Hungary, 14 Kilian ORT of Germany, 15 Padasak TANVIRIYAVECHAKUL of Thailand, 16 Elias RANEFUR of Sweden, 17 Fermin TENTI of Argentina, 18 Brian AFANADOR of Puerto Rico, 19 YIN Jing Yuan of Singapore, 20 Martin ALLEGRO of Belgium, 21 Andreas LEVENKO of Austria, 22 Elia SCHMID of Switzerland, 23 Abhishek YADAV of India, 24 Alejandro TORANZOS of Paraguay, 25 Aly GHALLAB of Egypt, 26 Abdulrahman AL-NAGGAR of Qatar, 27 Krishnateja AVVARI of USA, 28 Kerem BEN YAHIA of Tunisia, 29 Christ BIENATIKI of Congo, 30 Dominic HUANG of Australia, 31 Soudes ALASSANI of Togo, 32 J T’Anje OHNSON Saint Kittis.
In women’s singles event the seeding list stars with DOO Hoi Kem of Hong Kong and it continues with LIU Gaoyang of China, 3 Miyu KATO of Japan, 4 Lily ZHANG of USA, 5 Chantal MANTZ of Germany, 6 CHIU Ssu-Hua of Taipei, 7 Lea RAKOVAC of Croatia, 8 Adina DIACONU of Romania, 9 LUO Anqi of Canada, 10 Nicole TROSMAN of Israel, 11 Tamolwan KHETKHUAN of Thailand, 12 Natalia BAJOR of Poland, 13 Audrey ZARIF of France, 14 Sutirtha MUKHERJEE of India, 15 Lisa LUNG of Belgium, 16 Kristyna STEFCOVA of Czech Republic, 17 Gremlis ARVELO of Venezuela, 18 Leila IMRE of Hungary, 19 PARK Seri of Korea, 20 Giorgia PICCOLIN of Italy, 21 Maria LORENZOTTI of Uruguay, 22 Karoline MISCHEK of Austria, 23 YEE Herng Hwee of Singapore, 24 Alaa SAAD of Egypt, 25 Vy BUI of Australia, 26 Sannah LAGSIR of Algeria, 27 Chelsea EDGHILL of Guyana, 28 Yuliya RYABOVA of Kazakhstan, 29 Sophia DONG of New Zealand, 30 Regina KIM of Uzbekistan, 31 Fatouma Ali SALAH of Djibouti, 32 Florence SEERA of Uganda.
Mixed teams composition - NOC teams: Australia (Dominic HUANG, Vy BUI), Austria (Andreas LEVENKO, Karoline MISCHEK), Belgium (Martin ALLEGRO, Lisa LUNG), China (FAN Zhendong, LIU Gaoyang), Croatia (Tomislav PUCAR, Lea RAKOVAC), Czech Republic (David REITSPIES, Kristyna STEFCOVA), Egypt (Aly GHALLAB, Alaa SAAD), France (Can AKKUZU, Audrey ZARIF), Germany (Kilian ORT, Chantal MANTZ), Hong Kong (HUNG Ka Tak, DOO Hoi Kem), Hungary (Adam SZUDI, Leila IMRE), India (Abhishek YADAV, Sutirtha MUKHERJEE), Japan (Yuto MURAMATSU, Miyu KATO), Kazakhstan (Kirill GERASSIMENKO, Yuliya RYABOVA), Korea (KIM Minhyeok, PARK Seri), Poland (Patryk ZATOWKA, Natalia BAJOR), Singapore (YIN Jing Yuan, YEE Herng Hwee), Thailand (Padasak TANVIRIYAVECHAKUL, Tamolwan KHETKHUAN), Taipei (YANG Heng-Wei, CHIU Ssu-Hua), USA (Krishnateja AVVARI, Lily ZHANG).
Continental teams: Africa Christ BIENATIKI (CGO) Florence SEERA (UGA), Africa Kerem BEN YAHIA (TUN) Sannah LAGSIR (ALG), Africa Soudes ALASSANI (TOG) Fatouma Ali SALAH (DJI), Asia Abdulrahman AL-NAGGAR (QAT) Regina KIM (UZB), Europe Diogo CHEN (POR) Adina DIACONU (ROU), Europe Elia SCHMID (SUI) Giorgia PICCOLIN (ITA), Europe Elias RANEFUR (SWE) Nicole TROSMAN (ISR), Latin America Alejandro TORANZOS (PAR) Chelsea EDGHILL (GUY), Latin America Fermin TENTI (ARG) Gremlis ARVELO (VEN), Latin America Hugo CALDERANO (BRA) Maria LORENZOTTI (URU).
Intercontinental teams: Brian AFANADOR (PUR) LUO Anqi (CAN), T’Anje JOHNSON (SKN) Sophia DONG (NZL).