Japan’s Tomokazu Harimoto and partner Hina Hayata playing at the 2019 Hong Kong Open. Photo: Chan Kin-waJapan’s Tomokazu Harimoto and partner Hina Hayata playing at the 2019 Hong Kong Open. Photo: Chan Kin-wa
Japan’s Tomokazu Harimoto and partner Hina Hayata playing at the 2019 Hong Kong Open. Photo: Chan Kin-wa
Jonathan White
Opinion

Opinion

Jonathan White

Tokyo 2020: Tomokazu Harimoto leads Japan’s hopes of first Olympic table tennis gold

  • Tokyo 2020 will be debut Olympics for 16-year-old world No 5 Tomokazu Harimoto
  • Japan’s rise since first medal at London 2012 is biggest threat to China dominance of ‘national sport’

Japan’s Tomokazu Harimoto and partner Hina Hayata playing at the 2019 Hong Kong Open. Photo: Chan Kin-waJapan’s Tomokazu Harimoto and partner Hina Hayata playing at the 2019 Hong Kong Open. Photo: Chan Kin-wa
Japan’s Tomokazu Harimoto and partner Hina Hayata playing at the 2019 Hong Kong Open. Photo: Chan Kin-wa
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