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Hend Zaza Biography

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Hend Zaza is an 11-year-old Syrian table tennis player is heading to the Summer Olympics after beating a 42-year-old player in the West Asia Olympic qualifying tournament in Jordan last week as per CNN.

Hend Zaza Age

She was born on January 1st, 2009 and is currently 11 years old.

Hend Zaza Early Life, Career

Zaza, who was born in 2009, will become the youngest athlete to compete at this year’s competition.
Ranked 155th in the world, she defeated Lebanon’s Mariana Sahakian 4-3 in the women’s final in Amman. Sahakian is 42 years old, meaning there was a 31-year age gap between the two.
“Congratulations, our champion Hend to the Tokyo Olympics 2020,” the Syrian Olympic Committee said on its Facebook page.

Hend Zaza Table Tennis Player

Hend Zaza won the West Asia Olympic qualification tournament held in Amman, Jordan.

She topped her group, then was given a first-round bye in the knockout stages.

In her semi-final, Zaza — ranked 155th in the world — was down three games to none in the best-of-seven match against Jordan’s Sewar Abuyaman, but the young player then mounted a comeback to win the final four games 11-8, 11-9, 11-6, 11-8.

In the final, she defeated Lebanon’s Marian Sahakian in another thriller, coming from three games to two down to win in seven to clinch qualification.

The last time an 11-year-old reached an Olympic Games was in the 1968 Winter Games in Grenoble when Romania’s Beatrice Hustiu competed in the women’s individual figure skating competition.

“Congratulations, our champion Hend to the Tokyo Olympics 2020,” the Syrian Olympic Committee said on its Facebook page.

Zaza — whose date of birth is listed as January 1, 2009, by the International Table Tennis Federation — is a few months younger than Sky Brown, the British skateboarder who will turn 12 two weeks before the start of the Games.
The youngest documented Olympic medalist was Greek gymnast Dimitrios Loundras, who won bronze in the team parallel bars at the first modern Games in Athens in 1896, aged 10 years, 218 days, according to figures from Olympic.org.
The Olympic women’s singles table tennis tournament is scheduled to begin with the preliminary rounds on July 25, with the final to take place on July 30.

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