People’s Republic of China have been crowned men’s team table tennis champions after a 3-0 victory over Germany. The winning team, made up of table tennis legend MA Long, FAN Zhendong and XU Xin, beat the German team of Patrick Franziska, Dimitrij Ovtcharov and Timo Boll to gold with a final score of 11-7, 11-3, 11-9.
In respect to this, who took gold in ping pong?
Moreover, who won women’s 2021 table?
Are you allowed to touch the table in table tennis?
you may not touch the table with your non-paddle hand. You may touch the ball or the table with your paddle hand (after reaching in to return a short serve, for example), or other parts of your body. NOTE: If the table moves at all from your touching it during a rally, that is your opponent’s point.
The game was invented in England in the early days of the 20th century and was originally called Ping-Pong, a trade name. The name table tennis was adopted in 1921–22 when the old Ping-Pong Association formed in 1902 was revived.
Singles matches are played over the best of seven games, with the first player to 11 points (by a margin of two clear points) winning each game. Team matches consist of four singles matches and one doubles match, each played over the best of five games.
Simply put, Chinese table tennis players play the long, waiting game, from sports school, to the provincial level and finally to the national team. “They have a solid coaching system. From beginner to intermediate, they focus on the technique and the basics so much!
Sir Steve Redgrave