Japans’s Mima Ito and Jun Mizutani celebrate winning their gold medal mixed doubles match against China’s Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen. Photo: Reuters
Japans’s Mima Ito and Jun Mizutani celebrate winning their gold medal mixed doubles match against China’s Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo Olympics: Chinese table tennis team still aiming for gold after shock defeat to Japan

  • ‘This won‘t affect us in the other events,’ Liu Shiwen says after the 4-3 defeat to hosts stops clean sweep for first time since 2004
  • Women’s singles No 2 Sun Yingsha says she ‘will prepare even harder’ after ‘waste and regret’ of Chinese mixed doubles defeat

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Japans’s Mima Ito and Jun Mizutani celebrate winning their gold medal mixed doubles match against China’s Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen. Photo: Reuters
Japans’s Mima Ito and Jun Mizutani celebrate winning their gold medal mixed doubles match against China’s Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen. Photo: Reuters
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