Hend Zaza Biography, Hend Zaza Wiki
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
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.