A table tennis match under lights at a park opposite Beijing’s central business district. Photo: AFP A table tennis match under lights at a park opposite Beijing’s central business district. Photo: AFP
A table tennis match under lights at a park opposite Beijing’s central business district. Photo: AFP
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The ping-pong passion keeping Beijing pensioners warm in winter

  • Freezing temperatures no barrier to the table tennis players flocking to the facilities in the Chinese capital’s parks
  • The game has been popular since Rong Guotuan became China’s first world champion in 1959

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A table tennis match under lights at a park opposite Beijing’s central business district. Photo: AFP A table tennis match under lights at a park opposite Beijing’s central business district. Photo: AFP
A table tennis match under lights at a park opposite Beijing’s central business district. Photo: AFP
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