China’s Ma Long celebrates winning the table tennis men’s singles gold at the Rio Olympics. Photo: Reuters
China’s Ma Long celebrates winning the table tennis men’s singles gold at the Rio Olympics. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo 2020: Olympic champion Ma Long and world No 1 Fan Zhendong in powerful Chinese table tennis squad for Games

  • Ma and Fan both lost to Zhou Qihao in the recent China Olympic simulation competition but their high world rankings ensured a place in the squad
  • World No 1 Chen Meng and No 3 Sun Yingsha will play in the women’s singles with men’s No 2 Xu Xin and women’s world champ Liu Shiwen also selected

China’s Ma Long celebrates winning the table tennis men’s singles gold at the Rio Olympics. Photo: Reuters
China’s Ma Long celebrates winning the table tennis men’s singles gold at the Rio Olympics. Photo: Reuters
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