The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has announced the nominees for the 2015 Male and Female Para Table Tennis Stars for the 2015 ITTF Star Awards that will be held Wednesday (9 December) in Lisbon, Portugal.
The 2015 ITTF Star Awards will be the third edition of the ITTF's year-ending extravaganza to celebrate the achievements of athletes and coaches in 2015, this time in Lisbon's emblematic city landmark of Patio da Gale.
A video of the nominations can be viewed on YouTube.
Male Para Table Tennis Star presented by Tinsue:
• Viktor Didukh, Ukraine, class 8 - 2015 European Para Championships Champion
• David Jacobs, Indonesia, class 10 - 2015 Asian Para Championships Champion
• Thomas Schmidberger, Germany, class 3 - 2015 European Para Championships Runner-up
Female Para Table Tennis Star presented by Stag International:
• Bruna Costa Alexandre, Brazil, class 10 - 2015 Slovenian Para Open Champion
• Yang Qian, China, class 10 - 2015 Asian Para Championships Champion
• Borislava Peric-Rankovic, Serbia, class 4 - 2015 European Para Championships Champion
The winners will be determined by the ITTF Para Athletes' Commission.
More details on the male and female table tennis nominees can be found on the ITTF’s website, as well on the star coach and breakthrough star.