Similarly one may ask, who represent the 2016 Summer Olympic in table tennis?
|Men’s singles||Ma Long China||Zhang Jike China|
|Men’s team||China (CHN) Zhang Jike Ma Long Xu Xin||Japan (JPN) Koki Niwa Jun Mizutani Maharu Yoshimura|
|Women’s singles||Ding Ning China||Li Xiaoxia China|
|Women’s team||China (CHN) Liu Shiwen Ding Ning Li Xiaoxia||Germany (GER) Han Ying Petrissa Solja Shan Xiaona|
Just so, who won table tennis in Olympics?
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.
What are the rules of table tennis?
Official Rules of Table Tennis
- GAMES ARE PLAYED TO 11 POINTS. …
- ALTERNATE SERVES EVERY TWO POINTS. …
- TOSS THE BALL STRAIGHT UP WHEN SERVING. …
- THE SERVE CAN LAND ANYWHERE IN SINGLES. …
- DOUBLES SERVES MUST GO RIGHT COURT TO RIGHT COURT. …
- A SERVE THAT TOUCHES THE NET ON THE WAY OVER IS A “LET” …
- ALTERNATE HITTING IN A DOUBLES RALLY.
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!
China has been the most successful nation in Olympic table tennis, winning 53 medals (32 gold, 20 silver, and 8 bronze). Since 1992, Chinese players have won at least one medal in every event.
The table is 2.74 m (9.0 ft) long, 1.525 m (5.0 ft) wide, and 76 cm (2.5 ft) high with any continuous material so long as the table yields a uniform bounce of about 23 cm (9.1 in) when a standard ball is dropped onto it from a height of 30 cm (11.8 in), or about 77%.
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.
With a population of more than 900,000, Turin became the largest city ever to host the Olympic Winter Games. A record 2,508 athletes from 80 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) competed, and 26 NOCs took home medals—another record.
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.