Table Tennis

Table tennis Beijing Olympics

Table tennis was introduced to the Olympics in 1988 at the Seoul Olympics. China has since dominated the sport.

Venue: Peking University Gymnasium

Clean sweep to China in men’s singles table tennis

China have made a clean sweep in the medals in the men’s single table tennis.
Lin Ma won the gold, Hao Wang the silver and Liqin Wang the bronze medal.

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China has shown their dominance in table tennis by winning the gold, silver and bronze medals in the women’s table tennis.
Yining Zhang won the gold medal, Nan Wang the silver and Yue Guo the bronze.

The first gold medal ever for the table tennis team event was won by China.
Sinapore won the silver medal and South Korea won the bronze.
China:
GUO Yue
WANG Nan
ZHANG Yining
Singapore:
FENG Tianwei
LI Jia Wei
WANG Yue Gu
Korea
DANG Ye Seo
KIM Kyung Ah
PARK Mi Young

Recently I wrote that the United States Olympic team has 33 athletes who were born overseas. One of those is Gao Jun who was born in China and started playing table tennis when she was just 5 years old.
“In the mornings we studied, then we practiced, then dinner, homework and practice again. We didn’t [...]

Table tennis or ping-pong as it is sometimes called is China’s National Sport and not surprisingly they are planning to win all four of the gold medals up for grabs.
In the men’s team China will have the world’s number one player Wang Hao, four-time World Cup winner Ma Lin and three-time world champion Wang Liqin.
In [...]

China performed well in a table tennis warm-up event for the Beijing Olympics that just finished Sunday. Ma Lin and Li Xiaoxia won the single’s event.
The top 20 ranked players will make automatically make it through to the Olympics with a maximum of two players from each country.
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