Adriana Díaz (table tennis)
|Full name||Adriana Yamila Díaz González|
|Residence||Utuado, Puerto Rico|
|Born||October 31, 2000|
Arecibo, Puerto Rico
|Playing style||All-around attacker,|
|Equipment(s)||Zhang Jike Super ZLC, Tenergy 64, Tenergy 64 FX|
28 (June 2019)
2 (August 2019)
4 (December 2018)
|Current ranking||30 (February 2019)|
|Height||5 ft 4 in (163 cm)|
|Weight||141 lb (64 kg)|
Adriana Yamila Díaz González (born October 31, 2000) is a Puerto Rican table tennis player. As of August 2019[update] she was ranked 3 (under age 21) and 30 in the Table Tennis World Ranking according to the International Table Tennis Federation. Díaz is sponsored by Butterfly and Adidas. Adriana is the sister of the table tennis player, Melanie Díaz, and cousin of Brian Afanador.
On April 1, 2016, Díaz made history becoming the first Puerto Rican female table tennis player to qualify for an Olympic Games. She competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics where she defeated Olufunke Oshonaike 4–2 in the preliminary round before losing to Li Xue 0–4 in the second round.
Díaz made her professional debut for Dabang Smashers of the Ultimate Table Tennis league on June 16, 2018, with a 3:0 victory over Pooja Sahasrabudhe. On her second outing, she defeated the winner of the 2018 ITTF Europe Top 16 Cup, Bernadette Szocs (2:1).
- 2019 Pan American Games - Gold Medal
- 2016 US Open - Gold Medal
- 2015 Pan American Games - Bronze Medal
- 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games - Gold Medal
- 2014 Pan American Sport Festival – Women's Singles Champion
- 2014 Latin American Youth Championships – Cadet Girls Singles Champion, Cadet Girls Doubles Champion, Cadet Mixed Doubles Champion
- 2013 Peru Junior & Cadet Open – Cadet Girls Singles Champion
|2016||Premios Juventud||La Nueva Promesa||Won|||
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