The winners in the various categories of the 2016 ITTF Star Awards will be unveiled on Thursday December 8 at a colourful event in Sheraton Hotel in Doha, Qatar.
All eyes will be on Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri who will be aiming to become the second players after China’s Ma Long in the world to be aiming for the title for the second time.
The 2016 ITTF Star Awards, which is in its fourth edition, will celebrate the world’s best table tennis players’ achievements in 2016.
Quadri will be competing against Olympic and World Champion, China’s Ma Long and compatriot – Fan Zhendong as well as Japan’s Jun Mizutani.
Seven award categories will be given out with the result of fans’ voting combined with the judging outcome by an expert panel which will include their peers and the media will determine the Table Tennis Stars of 2016.