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At 14 yo u are still young

Do sg proud!! 

https://mothership.sg/2021/04/izaac-quek-yong/

Izaac Quek Yong, a 14-year-old Singaporean boy, is now ranked world number one after the International Table Tennis Federation updated its list.

He has become the first Singaporean to top the table tennis world ranking list for players under the age of 15, according to a news release on April 14, 2021, the Singapore Table Tennis Association (STTA) said.

Izaac started training at the STTA’s Bishan Zone Training Centre when he was seven years old, STTA’s president Ellen Lee said.

He was selected to join the junior development squad and youth training squad.

Izaac then continued his journey at the Singapore Sports School and was chosen for the STTA’s intermediate squad in 2020.

In 2020, Izaac won the Cadet Boys' singles title without losing at all at the ITTF Swedish Junior and Cadet Open.

In March 2021 in Singapore, Izaac finished third in the men’s singles and first in the men’s doubles event together with his teammate Ethan Poh at the National Table Tennis Grand Finale tournament.

“I am very happy that I am able to achieve this target," Izaac said in a statement.

“I will continue to work hard and achieve more sporting glory for Singapore.”

The association said: "Izaac Quek Yong is the first Singaporean to accomplish this new milestone."

 

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Fighting!

Since he is world no. 1 now, I think when comes to inter-school competition for c' boys category, no one wanna spar with him. 😂

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At least swimming never let us down! and now got ping pong grown in bishan!

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4 minutes ago, Nolicense said:

At least swimming never let us down! and now got ping pong grown in bishan!

he need to play in those top league around the world to stand a chance when he grow up.

i think the local standard is too low for him to improve anymore.

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6 minutes ago, Beregond said:

he need to play in those top league around the world to stand a chance when he grow up.

i think the local standard is too low for him to improve anymore.

yup need to play in the pro leagues, or go to training camps in china. 
But i guess being young, u can play with the other national players.

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Not to pour cold water, just felt that due to Covid all the juniors from China are not out playing.

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5 minutes ago, Tohto said:

Not to pour cold water, just felt that due to Covid all the juniors from China are not out playing.

yup

the ranking is by points, u gain points by playing in alot of tournaments. some time those top player never play, that's why ranking drop.

despite all that if he can get rank 1  mean his potential is there already .

just how hardcore his parents willing to let him chase his dream. 

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8 minutes ago, Tohto said:

Not to pour cold water, just felt that due to Covid all the juniors from China are not out playing.

actually i dunno about that. I'm just more impressed he's ranked no.3  at age 14 locally.

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7 minutes ago, Beregond said:

yup

the ranking is by points, u gain points by playing in alot of tournaments. some time those top player never play, that's why ranking drop.

despite all that if he can get rank 1  mean his potential is there already .

just how hardcore his parents willing to let him chase his dream. 

He is definitely good. Just that how much chance and enviorment he has for him to grow his potential. 

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1 minute ago, Tohto said:

He is definitely good. Just that how much chance he has for him to grow his potential. 

i alway believe in sport

u must play with the best to be the best

like messi , if he didnt train at barc since a kid, but play in local argentina leag, he will never achive what he have today.

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12 minutes ago, Tohto said:

He is definitely good. Just that how much chance and enviorment he has for him to grow his potential. 

Similar to Schooling, parents need to send him to China to grow to his fullest potential.

On the hand, his education will suffer big time.

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4 hours ago, kobayashiGT said:

Fighting!

Since he is world no. 1 now, I think when comes to inter-school competition for c' boys category, no one wanna spar with him. 😂

If I'd met him when I was in C boy cat...i won't walk-over but walk over to him and say:"brudder, one point would do. Thank you." 😁

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9 minutes ago, mersaylee said:

If I'd met him when I was in C boy cat...i won't walk-over but walk over to him and say:"brudder, one point would do. Thank you." 😁

ok la

tt very hard to get 0 points 1 lol. 

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1 hour ago, Beregond said:

ok la

tt very hard to get 0 points 1 lol. 

I nearly...mixed double inter class game...my sweet sweet classmate donno how to play...I fed up and returned a smack with a counter smack to earn our valuable one point in the first set. My fren from the other class got a shock that I managed to do that...i told him after the game that I was very the pechek...not with him but...😁

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5 minutes ago, mersaylee said:

I nearly...mixed double inter class game...my sweet sweet classmate donno how to play...I fed up and returned a smack with a counter smack to earn our valuable one point in the first set. My fren from the other class got a shock that I managed to do that...i told him after the game that I was very the pechek...not with him but...😁

i play for sec school also.

those days the ball very small and move super fast.

alot of time i ownself lose points from serve or trying a power smash loh🤣

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1 hour ago, Beregond said:

i play for sec school also.

those days the ball very small and move super fast.

alot of time i ownself lose points from serve or trying a power smash loh🤣

Play ping pong with my ex and wifey only.

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4 hours ago, mersaylee said:

If I'd met him when I was in C boy cat...i won't walk-over but walk over to him and say:"brudder, one point would do. Thank you." 😁

woah. cannot lah. like that got brotherhood no sportsmanship liao. hahahahah

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2 minutes ago, kobayashiGT said:

woah. cannot lah. like that got brotherhood no sportsmanship liao. hahahahah

Study get eggs...do sport also get egg...go home no face meet parents😁

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