BBC Sport - Table tennis player Zhang Jike's costly celebration
Table tennis star's costly celebration
- From the section Table tennis
Chinese table tennis player Zhang Jike destroys two advertising boards in celebration after regaining his title at the 2014 World Cup in Dusseldorf, costing himself almost £30,000.
The International Table Tennis Federation fined the Olympic champion all of his $45,000 prize money after he kicked the hoardings to pieces and threw his shirt to the crowd celebrating victory over compatriot and top seed Ma Long in Sunday's final.
The 26-year-old world champion told the ITTF website: "It was not acceptable behaviour and I am sorry. This was a perfect victory - I have been under a great deal of pressure, with people questioning my form."
Pictures courtesy of the International Table Tennis Federation.