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This is Lin Shidong (林诗栋). He is only 16 years old. He comes from Hainan. He has won Xu Xin recently.


Lin Shidong nickname

Lin Shidong’s nickname is “The little Fan Zhendong”.


Who is Lin Shidong

This is Lin Shidong, often called the “little Fan Zhendong”.

Lin Shidong a player from Hainan
Lin Shidong a player from Hainan

And this is the big Fan Zhendong (on the right).

Left (Little Fan Zhendong) vs right (Big Fan Zhendong)
Left (Little Fan Zhendong) vs right (Big Fan Zhendong)

Lin Shidong is a junior player. He is only 16 years old. He comes from Hainan. He has won Xu Xin in the group stage.

Lin Shidong has a very similar style to Fan Zhendong. Because his idol is Fan Zhendong. His backhand is powerful and fast like Fan Zhendong. His forehand topspin and footwork are similar. He stays rather close to the table.

He has a similar playing style with Fan Zhendong
He has a similar playing style with Fan Zhendong

Not only the appearance, simple and a little bit chubby. Look like a little Fan Zhendong. But also his service is very similar to Fan Zhendong.

Now, we will have another smaller and younger copy of Fan Zhendong.
He is very young, and train only at the provincial team. But his level is very good.

(1/4) Fan Zhendong vs Lin Shidong 男单1/4决赛 樊振东 vs 林诗栋

Watch this video.

 



When he joined the National Team, his level will increase further. The National coach will modify and improve his strength, his technique is much better.


What is the nickname of Lin Shidong?

His idol is Fan Zhendong (小胖 Xiǎo pàng). Fan Zhendong’s nickname is Xiaopang (Chubby).

He looks similar to Fan Zhendong. So his nickname is the “little Fan Zhendong”, or “小小胖” (“Xiǎo xiǎo pàng”).

Lin Shidong looks very similar to Fan Zhendong at a young age
Lin Shidong looks very similar to Fan Zhendong at a young age

“Xiǎo xiǎo pàng” means the “little chubby”.

His nickname is the little Fan Zhendong
His nickname is the little Fan Zhendong


Lin Shidong at the 2020 National Youth Table Tennis Championships

Lin Shidong 林诗栋 vs. Xiang Peng 向鹏 in the men’s singles semifinals of the 2020 National Youth Table Tennis Championships.

In the 2020 Youth Table Tennis Championships, Xiang Peng became famous because of his first match with Zhang Jike in the National Games.

Lin Shidong little vs big fan zhendong
Lin Shidong little vs big fan zhendong

Zhang Jike praised him for his talent and gave him five pieces of rubber.

Lin Shidong performed brilliantly in this year’s Olympic simulation competition. His idol is Xiaopang, and he successfully played against Xiaopang.

"Lin Shidong" in Semifinal National Youth Championships

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For the Hainan player, he defeated Xiang Peng 4-2 in this match and was successfully promoted to the second national team.



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