Participants

Quadri ARUNA

Quadri ARUNA
    Table Tennis
Birth Date:  09 Aug 1988
Place of Birth:  OYO
Country of birth:  NGR
Age:  29
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  3
Weight (Kg):  70

Events and Medals


Quadri ARUNA - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 12:00
Men's Team Group 4
Nigeria
3
Belize
0
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 18:30
Men's Team Group 4
Nigeria
3
Malaysia
1
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 16:00
Men's Team Quarterfinal 3
Nigeria
3
Australia
1
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr followed by
Men's Team Semifinal 2
Nigeria
3
England
2
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 18:30
Gold Medal Event Men's Team Gold Medal Match
India
3
Nigeria
0
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 12:25
Men's Doubles Round of 32
TOMLINSON Simon/WATSON Kane
0
ARUNA Quadri/TORIOLA Segun
3
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 19:30
Men's Singles Round of 32
Quadri ARUNA
4
Brian CHAN YOOK FO
0
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 13:55
Men's Singles Round of 16
Quadri ARUNA
4
Xue Jie PANG
1
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 17:55
Men's Doubles Round of 16
CHOONG Javen/LEONG Chee Feng
1
ARUNA Quadri/TORIOLA Segun
3
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 9:30
Men's Doubles Quarterfinal 2
PANG Yew En Koen/POH Shao Feng Ethan
3
ARUNA Quadri/TORIOLA Segun
1
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 12:25
Men's Singles Quarterfinal 1
Quadri ARUNA
4
Harmeet DESAI
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 16:30
Men's Singles Semifinal 1
Quadri ARUNA
4
Sharath ACHANTA
0
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 12:20
Gold Medal Event Men's Singles Gold Medal Match
Quadri ARUNA
2
Ning GAO
4
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Singles R16
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Doubles QF
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Doubles R16
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Team 3
2010 Delhi, IND Men's Singles R32
2010 Delhi, IND Men's Doubles QF
2010 Delhi, IND Mixed Doubles R32
2010 Delhi, IND Men's Team 4

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Singles QF
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Team R16
2012 London, GBR Men's Singles R64

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2017 Dusseldorf, GER Men's Singles R64
2017 Dusseldorf, GER Men's Doubles R32
2017 Dusseldorf, GER Mixed Doubles R64
2016 Kuala Lumpur, MAS Men's Team 29
2015 Suzhou, CHN Men's Singles R128
2015 Suzhou, CHN Men's Doubles R32
2014 Tokyo, JPN Men's Team 29
2013 Paris, FRA Men's Singles Prelim
2013 Paris, FRA Men's Doubles Prelim
2011 Rotterdam, NED Men's Singles Prelim
2011 Rotterdam, NED Men's Doubles Prelim
2011 Rotterdam, NED Mixed Doubles R128

Hobbies

"I love chatting on Facebook with fans, friends and family - I am addicted to Candy Crush." (Athlete, 28 Jul 2017)


Occupation

Athlete (Athlete, 28 Jul 2017)


Education

Homeland security and security management, Hawaii, USA


Languages spoken

English, Yoruba, Portugese


Coach

PERSONAL: Shen Shi SHAO (Athlete, 28 Jul 2017)


Position style

Right-handed, shakehand grip


Reason

"I started table tennis when I was seven years old and got fully involved in the game thanks to Oluwole ABOLARIN." (Athlete, 28 Jul 2017)


Ambition

"To always surpass my previous results." (Athlete, 28 Jul 2017)


Memorable

"Rio (2016) Olympic games quarterfinalist." (Athlete, 28 Jul 2017)


Hero

"My idol is Belgian Jean SAIVE, because of his ability to entertain the crowd, either losing or winning." (Athlete, 28 Jul 2017)


Influence

"Barrister Wahid Enitan OSHODI (NIG)." (Athlete, 28 Jul 2017)


Ritual

"After practising so hard, I do pray to God to crown my effort with success." (Athlete, 28 Jul 2017)


Additional information

LAST EIGHT
Became the first African to reach the quarterfinals at both a World Cup (Germany 2014) and an Olympic Games (Rio 2016). Captain of the Oilmax Stag Yoddhas in the Ultimate Table Tennis League in India. (ittf.com, 21 Mar 2017; Instagram, 28 Jul 2017)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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