Asian Games (table tennis) – Chinas wang manyu grabs gold in womens tennis

Jakarta, Sept 1 (ANTARA News) – Chinas Wang Manyu defeated her opponent Chen Meng to clinch the gold medal in the womens table tennis of the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta on Saturday.

Wang, who is 18 years old, grabbed the gold medal after a long and tiring bout, with a score of 4-3.

After a calm and good return of the opponents attack, Wang won the last three sets, with a score of 11-6, 118, and 11-8. The match ended with a score of 4-3 for Wang.

In the match, both played all out without being accompanied by a coach. They were able to enthrall the audience that filled the arena.

After the match, the coach of Chinas table tennis team Sun Li expressed satisfaction with Chinas hegemony in table tennis by winning the gold medals.

“Our table tennis players have played well, but the target is not just the Asian Games. We have to prepare a strong team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics,” he revealed. *** 4 ***

Source: ANTARA News