Who: Izumo Takuto and Zhu Chengzhu
Where: Indore, Madhya Pradesh
What: Won ITTF World Junior Circuit Finals
When: 24 January 2016
Japan’s Izumo Takuto and Hong Kong’s Zhu Chengzhu on 24 January 2016 became champions in the boys’ and girls’ categories, respectively, in the 11Even Sports 2015 ITTF World Junior Circuit Finals at the Abhay Prashal Stadium, Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
The three-day event came to its conclusion when Takuto hardly dropped a sweat beating Carlos Vedriel from Spain 4-0 in a one-sided final while Zhu overcame stiff resistance to beat Park Seri of Korea 4-2.
Each winner took home 3800 US dollars while the runners-up received 2100 US dollars each.
About International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF)
• The International Table Tennis Federation is the governing body for all international table tennis associations.
• The role of the ITTF includes overseeing rules and regulations and seeking technological improvement for the sport of table tennis.
• The ITTF is responsible for the organization of numerous international competitions, including the World Junior Circuit and the World Table Tennis Championships that has continued since 1926.