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Adham Sharara (born Cairo 24 March 1953) is a Canadian sports official. He is current Chairman and Honorary President of the International Table Tennis Federation, having succeeded Xu Yinsheng in 1999. He retired as ITTF President on 2014, and was succeeded by the Deputy President the German Thomas Weikert.
Sharara was elected to the newly created position of "Chairman of the ITTF" on 28 April 2014 at the ITTF Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Tokyo, Japan.
^Bernd Ulrich Gross, Werner Schlager Table Tennis: Tips from a World Champion 2011 - Page 164 "Do you really believe that table tennis may become a “big sport” like the ITTF President Adham Sharara always maintains? Table tennis is already a big sport in some countries. To reach the world stage, all have to work with professionals, ."
^Beijing Review - Volume 44, Issues 1-26 - Page 257 2001 "International Table Tennis Federation President Adham Sharara said on May 6 the sport would become "boring" if China continued to dominate every event, as they did at the world championships in Osaka and at the 1996 and 2000 Olympic"