Sun Yingsha of China reacts during her women’s team table tennis gold medal match against Mima Ito of Japan. Photo: Reuters
Sun Yingsha of China reacts during her women’s team table tennis gold medal match against Mima Ito of Japan. Photo: Reuters

Tokyo Olympics: China’s Sun Yingsha not told of dead grandmother till Games return

  • Women’s team gold medal winner kept in the dark by family over April death so she could concentrate on Olympic Games
  • New world No 2 trends on Weibo for overtaking Japan’s Mima Ito in the rankings

Sun Yingsha of China reacts during her women’s team table tennis gold medal match against Mima Ito of Japan. Photo: Reuters
Sun Yingsha of China reacts during her women’s team table tennis gold medal match against Mima Ito of Japan. Photo: Reuters
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