China wins fourth straight women's team gold in Olympic table tennis

China wins fourth straight gold in men and women’s team events

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China Table Tennis team has continued to dominate the team events at the Olympics since the events was introduced at the Beijing Olympic Games.

 

China’s win over hosts Japan in straight matches is its fourth consecutive title in the women’s table tennis team competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games, Wang secured team China’s title with an 11-5, 11-9, 11-3 win against Hirano

 

Chen Meng and Wang Manyu came back from one set down to get past Kasumi Ishikawa and Miu Hirano 9-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-7.

 

After their singles semifinals, Sun Yingsha once again upset local hopeful Mima Ito 11-8, 11-5, 3-11, 11-3.

 

In the men’s team events, China also won their fourth Olympic gold medal in a row defeating Germany in Friday’s final at Tokyo 2020, with captain Ma Long becoming the first table tennis player to win five Olympic gold medals.

 

 

China has been the only title-winning side in every edition of the team events at the Olympics  Games.




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