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Ma Long

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Birth Date
Oct. 20, 1988 (age 30)
Gender
Male
Grip
Shakehand
Teams
Chinese National Team
,
Ningbo
Country
China

Equipment

Forehand Rubber:
DHS Hurricane 3 NEO National
Blade:
DHS Hurricane Long 5

Top Achievements

2012 World Cup Men Singles Champion
2011 World Tour Grand Finals Men Champion
2009 World Tour Grand Finals Men Champion
2008 World Tour Grand Finals Men Champion
2013 Men Singles China National Games Champion
2004 World Junior Championships Men Singles Champion

Ma Long News Feed

  • China Announced Olympic Lineup - RedGol

    China Announced Olympic Lineup

    The Chinese Team has revealed their cards yesterday and they will be having their best players in the upcoming Olympic Games. Big names like Zhang Jike, Xu Xin, Ding Ning and Liu Shiwen were all included in the lineup for Rio. Even their young players like Fan Zhendong and Zhu Yuling were also in the lineup. 

  • Ma Long’s Threat In The Olympic Games (Videos) - RedGol

    Ma Long’s Threat In The Olympic Games (Videos)

    The Chinese Team has already set Ma Long to be one of their representatives in the Olympic Singles. According to Liu Guoliang, that have decided on the basis of his recent performances, his momentum and overall capacity. However, there could still be an inherent risk to it as Ma Long didn’t have very good performances in big competitions during his first attempt. 

  • Ma Long Can Handle Pressure In The Olympics - RedGol

    Ma Long Can Handle Pressure In The Olympics

    Following his victory in the Asian Olympic Qualifier, Ma Long successfully sealed his eat in the Olympic Games. Along with this, the Chinese Team has also expressed their confidence towards the player. In fact, when asked if Ma Long can handle pressure in the Olympic Games considering that he still doesn’t have the Singles experience, Liu Guoliang defended his player. 

  • Ma Long The Real Core Of The Chinese Team (Videos) - RedGol

    Ma Long The Real Core Of The Chinese Team (Videos)

    Ever since he started his career in the table tennis sport, Ma Long has always been considered a very talented and a powerful player. However, when it comes to the big events, Ma Long encountered troubles. But last year, everything’s changed for him. He won the the 2015 World Championships and is now lined up for the Olympic Games Singles competition. 

  • Timo Boll: Zhang Jike A Big Question In The Olympics - RedGol

    Timo Boll: Zhang Jike A Big Question In The Olympics

    The Chinese Team is the team to beat in the Olympic Games and right now, the team hasn’t finalised their lineup yet. Although Ma Long is already reported, the team still needs two more players. With this, Timo Boll, the German table tennis superstar seemed to be interested in who will complete the lineup. 

  • Ma Long & Li Xiaoxia Already In For The Olympic Games (Videos)  - RedGol

    Ma Long & Li Xiaoxia Already In For The Olympic Games (Videos)

    The Olympic lineup of the Chinese Team is one of the most anticipated things in the Olympic Games after all they are the team to beat in the table tennis competition. During the Asian Cup held last week in Dubai, head coach of the Chinese Women’s Team, Kong Linghui, announced the first players to be in their Olympic lineup. 

  • Ma Long Focuses On Olympic Training (Videos) - RedGol

    Ma Long Focuses On Olympic Training (Videos)

    Ma Long was the last man standing in the Asian Olympic Qualifier (East Asian region) last week after defeating Zhang Jike and Fan Zhendong in the last two rounds in the competition. This means he is already qualified for the biggest sporting event of the year. Ma Long admits that he hasn’t been on a systematic training recently so he hopes to compensate it in the next months. 

  • Ma Long Satisfied With His Victory (Video)  - RedGol

    Ma Long Satisfied With His Victory (Video)

    Ma Long stood victorious yesterday against his younger teammate Fan Zhendong in the final match for the Asian Olympic Qualifier (East Asia). It was not just a normal victory for Ma Long as it just made him qualified for the Olympic Games. Of course, the victor was satisfied with his performance in the competition. He also commended the participation of his opponent Fan Zhendong. 

  • Zhang Jike: The Qualifier Was A Good Exercise (Video) - RedGol

    Zhang Jike: The Qualifier Was A Good Exercise (Video)

    The Asian Olympic Qualifier was not a very successful competition for the Grand Slam champion Zhang Jike. Yesterday, he faced defeat against Ma Long in the semifinals which blocked him from being qualified for the Rio Olympics. Although it was a defeat, in his interview, Zhang Jike said he still gained a lot from the competition. 

  • Ma Long and Li Xiaoxia qualified to Rio 2016 (VIDEOS) - RedGol

    Ma Long and Li Xiaoxia qualified to Rio 2016 (VIDEOS)

    China stumbled on the first day of competition at the Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament but eventually booked the first places to Rio 2016. Ma Long emerged successfully over Fan Zhendong and is the first qualifier in East Asia, while Li Xiaoxia stood victorious over Kasumi Ishikawa. 

  • Ma Long Defeats Zhang Jike In The Olympic Qualifier Semifinals - RedGol

    Ma Long Defeats Zhang Jike In The Olympic Qualifier Semifinals

    The Chinese Team came in full force for the Asian Olympic Qualifier this week in Hong Kong but as the competition progressed, some of their members faced difficulties and defeat. After Liu Shiwen, Ding Ning, Xu Xin and Zhu Yuling followed. Meanwhile, Zhang Jike and Ma Long will face each other in the semifinals. Mima Ito and Doo Hoi Kem are also making their presence felt in the competition. 

  • Ma Long Learns His Lesson In The Olympic Qualifier - RedGol

    Ma Long Learns His Lesson In The Olympic Qualifier

    Ma Long is considered as the strongest player in the men’s division nowadays and he is also the strongest candidate to win the Olympic Games. But before going to Rio, he must go through the Asian Olympic Qualifier. This is not his first time to attend such a competition and for this year, he has already learned his lesson. 

  • Dimitrij Ovtcharov Satisfied In The Middle East (Videos) - RedGol

    Dimitrij Ovtcharov Satisfied In The Middle East (Videos)

    Dimitrij Ovtcharov went through some difficulties at the start of this year after he was forced to miss the World Team Championships due to injury. This had a negative impact on his performance so he was seeking his momentum in the recent World Tour stations in the middle East. Fortunately for him, he was able to realise his goals. 

  • China Decided Their Lineup For The Asian Olympic Qualifiers - RedGol

    China Decided Their Lineup For The Asian Olympic Qualifiers

    The Chinese National Team has officially narrowed their selection for their Olympic lineup after they announced their players for the Asian Olympic Qualifiers. Of course, the top players from the men’s and women’s divisions are all present. This year’s Olympic qualifier is different as the players for the Singles will be the ones who are required to participate in it. 

  • Ma Long Doesn’t Hope To Play Well In The Qualifier (Video) - RedGol

    Ma Long Doesn’t Hope To Play Well In The Qualifier (Video)

    Last 2012, Ma Long joined the London Olympic Asian Qualifier and in that competition, he lost to Koki Niwa. This time, Ma Long joins for the second time but he has a good chance to play in the Olympic Singles this year. In an interview, the top player revealed his expectations in the competition. He said he doesn’t want to play well. 

  • Timo Boll Slips From The World Top Ten (Videos)  - RedGol

    Timo Boll Slips From The World Top Ten (Videos)

    Chinese players ruled the world’s top ten as expected. Ma Long, who reached the finals in both Kuwait and Qatar Open ended in the top spot. Meanwhile, Zhang Jike still remained in top 4 despite his victory in Kuwait. As for the women’s division, Li Xiaoxia improved her rankings from 8 to 5. Li Xiaoxia won the Kuwait Open but failed to participate in Qatar. 

  • Ma Long Being Prepared For The Olympics (Video)  - RedGol

    Ma Long Being Prepared For The Olympics (Video)

    Ma Long’s battle against Maharu Yoshimura was a special task for him in the World Team Championships. According to the head coach Liu Guoliang, such mission was also in preparation for the Olympic Games. They believe that fighting Maharu Yoshimura can make Ma Long more confident and at ease in Rio Olympics. 

  • Ma Long To Set Super Grand Slam Record In Rio (Videos)  - RedGol

    Ma Long To Set Super Grand Slam Record In Rio (Videos)

    With Ma Long’s skills in table tennis, we know that his glory will be just a matter of time. In fact, as of now, he has already created superhuman records but the biggest record could be realised in the Rio Olympics. If he gets qualified and win the competition, definitely he will set the bar so much higher for the term “Grand Slam.” 

  • Timo Boll Acknowledged A Big Gap Against Ma Long - RedGol

    Timo Boll Acknowledged A Big Gap Against Ma Long

    The German superstar Timo Boll is objective when dealing with the Chinese Team. In his recent interview, he said that the Chinese Team is still very strong and among them, Ma Long is the strongest. He may dare to challenge other Chinese players but not Ma Long. In addition, Timo Boll also said that psychological strength is very important in the Olympic Games. 

  • Ma Long Plays Perfectly As Always - RedGol

    Ma Long Plays Perfectly As Always

    Ma Long was one of the contributors of the overall victory of the Chinese Men’s Team in the World Team Championships. According to the head coach, Ma Long was the most stable player they had in the competition. They trusted Ma Long and decided to reduce the number of his participation in the competition. Liu Guoliang said that Ma Long is perfect as always. 

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