“I will not retire. I will prepare to battle for 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games,” Zhang Jike clarified. Supporting such statement, the Chinese Team’s head coach Liu Guoliang revealed in an interview after the Rio Olympic Games that Zhang Jike has thoughts of competing until the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
Hereof, why did Zhang Jike stop playing?
The trio (Ma Long, Xu Xin, Fan Zhendong) are also penalized by ITTF. There are 2 main reasons for this loss: Lack of determination and motivation to fight (due to crisis in China Team) Zhang Jike’s playing style is out-dated.
Correspondingly, who is better Ma Long or Zhang Jike?
Zhang Jike and Ma Long are labelled to be the strongest rivals. … On the occasions when they encounter each other in the international arena, Ma Long has won most of the time. The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Men’s Singles final is their most recent battle; Ma Long won in four games (14-12, 11-5, 11-4, 11-4).
Is Zhang Jike Tibetan?
Zhang Jike (simplified Chinese: 张继科; traditional Chinese: 張繼科; pinyin: Zhāng Jìkē; born 16 February 1988) is a Chinese table tennis player.
A Grand Slam is earned by a player who wins singles crowns at the Olympic Games, World Championships, and World Cup. Jan-Ove Waldner of Sweden first completed the grand slam at 1992 Olympic Games.
|Full Name||Timo Boll|
|Profession||Professional Table Tennis Player|
|World’s Richest Tennis player||#2|
|Highest Ranking||#1 (2003, 2011, 2018)|