Zdenko Uzorinac was born 7.7.1929 in Zagreb, Croatia.
He was top-grade table tennis player: - have won several national championships with his club and in doubles, - with his club GSTK Zagreb he won Europe Club of Champions (1962), - with national team he won bronze medal in Swaythling Cup (1951) on World Championship in Vienna.
Since 1948 he has followed international table tennis continuously (26 world Championships).
He has written 13 books and monographs on table tennis, as well as many articles and commentaries published in Croatian and foreign magazines and journals.
He is a member of the International Associations of Sports Journalists (AIPS) and since Calcutta 1975of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Media Committee.
He has received the ITTF Aword of Merit (Tianjin 1995), as well as highest Croatian sport award; the Dr. Franjo Bucar Prize.