Athletes

Japan’s top player, wrangling his team with his mental toughness Table Tennis

TAKEDA Takashi

Nickname:Take-chan

i enjoy

i enjoy! When I’m winning points in a match and I start to see that I’ll win, or when I’m about to win against someone who’s higher-ranked than I am, I feel real joy.

Strong points

“I’m tough mentally, meaning I can keep myself going during long rallies, and bring myself to victory even when I’m down 0-2. My third serves, my unique push-control playstyle, which comes from the long pips on my paddle.”

  • Sport
    Table Tennis
  • DOB
    1980-09-21
  • Sex
    Male
  • Birth place
    Adachi City, Tokyo
  • Team
    Trust System
  • Position/Class
    Class 11
  • Latest Triumphs
    ・2014
     Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games (Korea)
     Team: 2nd Place
     Singles: 3rd Place
    ・2015
     Slovakia Open
     Team: 3rd Place
    ・2015
     Slovenia Open
     Team: 2nd Place
    ・2015
     FID Japan Table Tennis Championships (Yokohama)
     Singles: 3rd Place
     Doubles: 1st Place *Fourth consecutive year
    ・2017
     Para Table Tennis Team World Championships (Slovakia)
     Team: 4th Place
    ・2017
     Spain Open (Spain)
     Singles: 3rd Place