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Ibrahim Hamato lost both arms in an accident at the age of 10.
Egyptian Ibrahim Hamato lost his arms in an accident when he was ten years old. But that did not stop him from playing his favorite sport: table tennis. After several attempts, he found an original technique and now uses his mouth to hold his racket. Une prouesse visible in a video published by the Fédération internationale de tennis de table, dans laquelle le joueur s’illustre lors du championnat du monde par teams de Tokyo (Japan) dont il était l’invité d’honneur, from 28 April to 5 May.
At this event, he interacted with some of the best players in the world. Among them, the Chinese Wang Hao, current world champion, the Japanese Jun Mizutani (9th world) or the Belarusian Vladimir Samsonov. ServiceIbrahimHamato it is particularly impressive. While holding the racket in his mouth, the Egyptian uses his right foot to launch the ball into the air.
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