Ricky Yang

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Ricky Yang is an Indonesian professional pool player of Chinese ancestry. His nickname is "The Piranha".

On Sunday, June 5, 2009, Yang made history in the world of pool by completing his magical winning streak at the 2009 Philippine Open Pool Championship with a smashing 11–4 triumph over Jeff de Luna in the final at SM Megamall in Mandaluyong City, Philippine.[1] It is the first international WPA World Ranking Tour won by him. He also became the first Indonesian player to do that. In 2013 he won the Gold medal for 9 Ball Pool at the SEA Games in Myanmar.[2]


  1. ^ "Yang Takes Philippine Open Crown". Philippine Open News. Retrieved 2009-06-05. 
  2. ^ "27th SEA Games Men's 9 Ball Pool Single Results" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-12-17.