However on the ping pong table, An doesn’t have the identical prowess, a minimum of not in comparison with his embellished dad, Ahn Jae-hyung. Ahn is a former South Korean table tennis participant who represented the nation on the 1988 Summer time Olympics in Seoul (his mom, Jiao Zhimin, gained bronze and silver medals in table tennis on the similar Olympics).
Now that his son is again to play the game he mastered on dwelling soil, Ahn determined to problem him to a ping pong match, one which was captured on video by the PGA Tour. However there was a catch. Byeong Hun knew he had no likelihood to beat his father based mostly on previous efficiency.
“After I play in opposition to him with a standard racket, if I rating one level that’s large,” An says, “and I by no means rating greater than two factors a recreation.”