Miu Hirano & Her Equipment

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Miu Hirano is a Japanese table tennis player. She won the women’s singles at the 2017 Asian Table Tennis Championships, sweeping away three top Chinese players – Olympic champion and world number one Ding Ning, Zhu Yuling, and in the finals, Chen Meng – to clinch the championship. She also won the 2016 Women’s World Cup — the youngest ever winner.

Hirano has been named to the 2020/21 Olympic team where she is expected to medal.

Miu Hirano Information:

  • Native name: 平野 美宇
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Born: 14 April 2000, Numazu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • Playing-style: Right-handed, Shakehand grip, Counter Driver
  • Highest Ranking: #5
  • Height: 5 ft 1 in
  • Weight: 99 lbs

Miu Hirano Highlights

Miu Hirano Titles

GamesTypeGold MedalYear
World CupSingle12016
Asian ChampionshipsSingle12017
World Junior ChampionshipsTeam12016

Miu Hirano Equipment

Blade: Butterfly Viscaria FL

Butterfly Viscaria Table Tennis Blade ALC Blade - Professional Table Tennis Blade - Available in FL, and ST Handle Styles - Made in Japan
  • High Quality Arylate Carbon Blade
  • The Viscaria Blade has a pronounced sweet spot which results in more consistent power play, as well as control
  • This blade is used by top players like World Champion Zhang Jike
  • Same carbon fibers as the Butterfly Timo Boll ALC Blade
  • The handle types come in FL and ST. Made in Japan

Forehand: Butterfly Tenergy 05 Hard

Butterfly Tenergy 05 Hard Table Tennis Rubber Table Tennis Rubber | 1.9 mm or 2.1 mm | Red or Black | 1 Inverted Table Tennis Rubber Sheet | Professional Table Tennis Rubber
  • Tenergy 05 Hard is the newest addition to the popular Tenergy series, featuring a harder Spring Sponge
  • This Butterfly rubber enables highly dynamic play with even more precision, power, and spin compared to others in the Tenergy series
  • Recommended for players with a well-developed technique able to cope with its increased weight and linear trajectory
  • Pairs well on Innerforce Layer series of blades as well as Viscaria, Mizutani series, Timo Boll ALC, ZLC, and ZLF, and Zhang Jike series
  • Butterfly Free Chack II table tennis glue recommended when assembling Tenergy table tennis rubbers

Backhand: Butterfly Tenergy 05

Butterfly Tenergy 05 Table Tennis Rubber Table Tennis Rubber | 1.7, 1.9, or 2.1 mm | Red or Black | 1 Table Tennis Racket Rubber Sheet | Professional Table Tennis Rubber
  • The first in the Tenergy line, with both Spring Sponge and High Tension technologies
  • This Butterfly rubber is best-suited for offensive all-round play, both near and far from the table
  • Get the most out of your game as a looper with easy power and spin from this Japanese rubber sheet
  • Pairs best with Butterfly Timo Boll ALC, Viscaria, Zhang Jike Super ZLC, or other Butterfly blades
  • Butterfly Free Chack II table tennis glue recommended when assembling Tenergy table tennis rubbers

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