China has been the most successful nation in Olympic table tennis, winning 53 medals (32 gold, ...
In 1926, meetings were held in Berlin and London that led to the formation of the International Table Tennis Federation. The first World Championships were held in London in 1926, but the sport had to wait a long time before it was given its Olympic debut at the 1988 Seoul Games.
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First appearance of table tennis as a compulsory sport at the Universiade in Bangkok, Thailand: 2008: China sweeps the Team championships in Guangzhou China wins all the Gold at the Beijing Olympic Games: 2010: Table Tennis is part of the first Youth Olympic Games: 2012
Qiao Hong : Image : Qiao Hong. Qiao was born on the 21 st of November, 1968 in Hubei, China and like Guo, she won a total of four major medals in her career making her one of the best table tennis players of all time. She achieved two Olympic gold medals, a silver and a bronze while her career was active.
Of the 11 players, Ma Long, Jan-Ove Waldner, Liu Guoliang, Kong Linghui, and Zhang Jike are five who have completed all the Grand Slams in their career. So we rank the highest. Table of Content. Ma Long. Jan-Ove Waldner. Liu Guoliang. Kong Linghui. Zhang Jike.
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At the Tokyo Olympics, Manika Batra became the first female Indian table tennis player to make the singles round of 32, beating the higher-ranked Margaryta Pesotska of Ukraine along the way. She also made history, along with Sathiyan Gnanasekaran , by becoming the first Indian pair to win a World Table Tennis (WTT) title after the duo won the mixed doubles title at the WTT Contender Budapest in August 2021.
Table tennis, ball game similar in principle to lawn tennis and played using a lightweight hollow ball and paddles on a flat table divided into two equal courts by a net. Popularly known by the trademarked name Ping-Pong, it is a common recreational activity as well as a competitive Olympic sport.
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