Aug 18, 2017, 1:00 PM
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Iranian crowned world table tennis champion

Tehran, Aug 18, IRNA – An Iranian young table tennis player won the world champion title for the second consecutive year.

Navid Shams, who has won the title of Asian champ, competed against 15 athletes from different continents in 2017 Intenational Table Tennis Federation World Hopes Week & Challenge hosted by Luxamburg (Aug 11-17).

Defeating rivals from Germany, Czech Republic , Egypt and Australia, he could secure the title in the age group of 11 and 12.

Iran's national table tennis team is headed by his father, Omid Shams.