The Women's table tennis in Rio.

Kelly van Zon produces unbelievable return shot at the Paralympics

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Current table tennis champion Kelly van Zon produced an unbelievable return shot during the Paralympic Games in Rio, which left opponent Kubra Korcut stunned.

The 28-year old is the current reigning class 7 table tennis champion, and moved a step closer to defending her crown with a fantastic display that included one of the best return shots you are ever likely to see.

With the Dutchwoman already a set up, the game was all tied at 4-4, and after Korcut hit a superb shot down the line, she assumed the point was wrapped up.


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Korcut turned away celebrating after thinking she had won the point with a brilliant shot, but little did she know that Van Zon dived to floor and some how sensationally returned the shot.

After realising that Von Zon managed to return the shot, Korcut's facial expression hilariously changed from that of shouting joy, to a look of shock that leaves her smiling with her mouth open, amazed at what she had just witnessed.

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Van Zon's celebration didn't just leave her opponent stunned, the 28-year-old's own reaction showed her joy and disbelief that she managed to win the point, which also provoked loud applause from the stunned audience in Rio.

You can see the incredible shot in the video below.

The flying Dutchwoman, whose talent means she competes in both disabled and able-bodied competitions, went on to beat Korcut and will now face Canadian Stephanie Chan for a place in the gold medal match.

The 28-year-old has a glittering career, with plenty of medals to her name.

She has won two Paralympic medals, including a gold at London 2012, two World Championship medals, and six European Championship medals.

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