Wei Yan Tao (Chinese: 魏炎涛; born 12 February 1986) is a male table tennis player from China.[1] He joined the Chinese National Table Tennis Team in 2003.[2] Wei is left-handed, shakehand grip. He played for Zheshang Bank Table Tennis Club in China Table Tennis Super League in 2008 and 2009. He is the coach of Guangzhou Tianhe Taibaijinxing Table Tennis Association from 2009 till 2016. Wei moved to New Zealand in June 2016 and became the head Coach of North Shore Table Tennis Club in Auckland from 2016 till 2018.Wei started his own brand table tennis Academy–Tornado Table Tennis Institute in January 2019 in North Shore Auckland.

Wei Yan Tao
Full nameWei Yan Tao
Nationality People's Republic of China
Born (1986-02-12) February 12, 1986 (age 36)
Tianmen, Hubei, China
Playing styleleft-handed, handshake grip
Height1.71 m (5.6 ft)
Weight63 kg (139 lb)

Major performancesEdit

2003 North Korea Open - runner-up team

2005 Table Tennis Match in China National Games - made it through to the round of 16 in Men Singles[3]

2006 Germany Masters - beat Lucjan Blaszczyk from Poland in group game of men singles [4][5][6]

2006 Sydney Invitation - champion singles and doubles

2007 Germany Masters - made it through to the round of 12 in Men Singles [7]

2007 China National Table Tennis Championships - bronze mixed doubles.[8][9]

2008 China Table Tennis Super League - runner-up team.[10][11]

2009 China Table Tennis Super League - runner-up team [12]

2009 Table Tennis Match in China National Games - runner-up team [13]

2011 China Liantong Cup Table Tennis Challenge(Guangdong) - champion singles [14]

2011 China National Coastal City Invitation - champion singles [15]

2011 China National Sports College Table Tennis Tournament - champions singles, doubles and team [16]

2013 Table Tennis Match in Guangzhou Employee Sports Meeting - champion singles and team [17]

2014 China National Public Security Table Tennis Tournament - champion singles and team [18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Top 200 Men 1980".
  2. ^ "Offcial Website of the Chinese Olympic Committee". en.olympic.cn.
  3. ^ "Casualties in Singles Events".
  4. ^ "Endlich! Tischtennis wird live übertragen! - Seite 16 - TT-NEWS Tischtennis Forum". forum.tt-news.de.
  5. ^ "Untitled Document". www.adrian-crisan.ro.
  6. ^ "DJK Saarlouis-Roden Abt. Tischtennis | www.djkroden.de". www.djkroden.de.
  7. ^ "DJK Saarlouis-Roden Abt. Tischtennis | www.djkroden.de". www.djkroden.de.
  8. ^ "乒乓球全锦赛历届前三名 激烈竞争不逊世界大赛-搜狐体育". sports.sohu.com.
  9. ^ "Once Again Liu Shiwen Prevails Against World Champion".
  10. ^ "浙商银行俱乐部将在余杭体育馆打响序幕战".
  11. ^ "Intense Competition in Chinese Super League".
  12. ^ "2009 China Table Tennis Super League (M)".
  13. ^ "CCTV.com". sports.cctv.com.
  14. ^ ""乒临城下"广州赛区落幕".
  15. ^ "2011年度北仑乒协工作总结".
  16. ^ "全国体育院校"森和杯"乒乓球、网球锦标赛完满收官".
  17. ^ "市职运会乒乓球赛落下帷幕".
  18. ^ "全国公安系统第五届乒乓球比赛在河北秦皇岛落下帷幕--新闻频道-中国警察网". www.cpd.com.cn.