2018 ICC BUTTERFLY AMERICA OPEN - REGISTRATION CLOSES SOON! ONLINE | DOWNLOAD | 2018 ITTF BUTTERFLY CANADIAN JUNIOR & CADET OPEN - ONLINE
CAD 1.26
Your Account
lilzindahouse

Zhang Eyes 8th World Championship Opportunity

BY MATT HETHERINGTON

Two time Olympian Lily Zhang will head to Triangle Table Tennis Center, NC at the end of this month to compete in the US National Team Trials, 23-26 March. Four women and four men will qualify for the 2017 ITTF Leibherr World Table Tennis Championships to be held in Dusseldorf, Germany. If successful, Zhang will head to her 8th World Table Tennis Championships, an amazing achievement for an athlete her age, her first WTTC at just 12 years of age.

The three time US National Champion took a moment to talk about her ambitions for the trial. Despite having trouble finding time to train whilst attending the University of California, Berkeley, Lily is ready to ‘just go and give it my all’, fortunately she will have plenty of experience behind her including competing at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.

“I definitely think that the experience of competing in two Olympics will help me. Those experiences have taught me how to toughen up and understand how to handle difficult situations better. I am hoping that even without the training I would have liked, I can use my experience and mental game to help me push through.”

For full article, please visit HERE:

For other Articles, Results, Schedule, Live Streams & Photos: Click Here!

Latest News

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Allen & Sons Table Tennis Club

April 19, 2018
WAB CLUB FEATURE: Allen & Sons Table Tennis Club (by Steve Hopkins) Located in the San Fernando Valley,…

2018 World Team Championships Preview

April 19, 2018
(By Steve Hopkins) 2018 World Team Championships Preview We are now 10 days away from the kickoff of…

Denver Table Tennis Alliance’s 3rd MENSUAL Tourney

April 18, 2018
(By Angelo Gandullia) Denver Table Tennis Alliance’s 3rd MENSUAL Tourney Hello Table Tennis players and friends! On Saturday,…

4 Quick Picks: Table Tennis Flicks

April 18, 2018
Table tennis is an amazingly engaging sport played by millions worldwide. In 2016, there were roughly 16.57 million…

WIE LOVE PING PONG: Michelle Wie Raises Money for Hawaii Junior Golf

April 18, 2018
(By Steve Hopkins) Michelle Wie Raises Money for Hawaii Junior Golf Last weekend was the 4th table tennis…

Table Tennis Supplies the Pros Take Seriously

April 16, 2018
Table tennis is one of the most enjoyable basement games ever created. Except now it is way more…

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Finals

April 16, 2018
(By Steve Hopkins) Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Finals Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna defeated India’s Sharath Achanta in one…

Practice Style Options For Pro Ping Pong Players

April 13, 2018
In order to properly practice for your upcoming ping pong tournament, you will need some ping pong (or…

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Update

April 13, 2018
(By Steve Hopkins) Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Update MEN’S EVENTS A lot of big names were present…
View All News

Get the latest from Butterfly

Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table tennis news, table tennis technology, tournament results, and We Are Butterfly players, coaches, clubs and more.