PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) — China defeated Chinese Taipei 3-0 on Wednesday to clinch the boys’s group title on the 2023 Asian Table Tennis Championships, including to its victory within the ladies’s group occasion.
This triumph implies that China has additionally secured a spot within the males’s group occasion on the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. Yet the Chinese group’s path to Wednesday’s victory wasn’t as easy because the scoreline might have recommended.
Wang Chuqin put the Chinese group 1-0 forward after overcoming Kao Cheng-jui in full video games. World No. 1 Fan Zhendong adopted with a hard-fought five-set win towards Lin Yun-ju, earlier than Liang Jingkun secured China’s title by sweeping veteran Chuang Chih-yuan 3-0.
Earlier within the day, China and Chinese Taipei beat hosts South Korea and India 3-0, respectively, to progress into the ultimate.
In the combined doubles, China’s Liang Jingkun and Qian Tianyi superior to the semifinals after dispatching Wong Chun Ting and Doo Hoi Kem of Hong Kong, China 3-2, whereas their teammates Lin Gaoyuan and Wang Yidi gained 3-0 over Japanese pair Tomokazu Harimoto and Hina Hayata.