Hugo Calderano

Hugo Marinho Borges Calderano (born June 22, 1996 in Rio de Janeiro) is a table tennis player from Brazil[3] competing at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He is the first-ever player from Latin America to reach the Top 10 of the ITTF World Rankings. Calderano is also well known for beating China's Fan Zhendong at the quarter-finals of the 2018 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals in Incheon, South Korea.

Hugo Calderano
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Nationality Brazil
Born (1996-06-22) June 22, 1996 (age 24)
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Playing styleRight-handed, shakehand grip
Highest ranking6 (December 2018)[1]
Current ranking6 (October 2019)[2]
ClubTTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)


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Awards
Preceded by
Henrique Avancini
Brazilian Athlete of the Year (Fan's Choice)
2019
Succeeded by
Incumbent