One of the best motivational video of Ibrahim Hamato, armless ping pong player
Imagine someone playing ping pong without using his hands. Not only this, imagine him playing against worlds leading ping pong players. Ibrahim Hamato, armless table tennis player who refused to give up playing after a childhood accident left him without any arms. He not only learnt to play without arms but also compete against the world’s top players while holding the bat in his mouth.
I had an accident when I was 10 years old, but I loved table tennis. Three years after my accident I wanted to play again holding the racket under my arm, but it didn’t work out. After trying different options I found myself playing with my mouth-Ibrahim Hamato
Watch this inspiring video showing Ibrahim Hamato at a recent competition in Tokyo where he met world number 2 Ma Long in a fierce battle.
Ibrahim Hamato grew up in northern Egypt. Apart from ping pong, Ibrahim is also a great soccer fan.
Courtesy: Official ITTF Channel