Ping Pong Shove: Kid Lets Judge Have It After Loss

Every sport has an ugly side: doping in cycling, flopping in basketball, soccer.

A young Russian table tennis player recently proved that even a seemingly innocent sport can have a dark side.

After losing a match in the Kalashnikov Tournament in Russia, Dmitry Melnichenko walked around the table to shake his opponent’s hand, then promptly knocked the referee out of his little chair.

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I had to watch the clip three times to even see the referee, but once you know he’s there, you’ll want to watch it again. Also, weak retaliation, brah.


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