Famous Chinese Table Tennis Players

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Ma Long
(Chinese Table Tennis Player Considered One of the Greatest)
Ma Long
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Birthdate: October 20, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Anshan, China

Ma Long created history by becoming the first male table tennis player to score a Double Grand Slam and has 5 Olympic gold medals in his kitty. Known for his forehands and looping shots, he has also earned nicknames such as the Dictator and the Dragon, and is a national hero in China.

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Ma Lin
(Chinese Retired Table Tennis Player)
Ma Lin
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Birthdate: February 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shenyang, China

Three-time Olympic champion Ma Lin is the only male table tennis player with wins in the singles, the doubles, and the team events in the Olympics. He is also a 9-time world champion. Now a successful coach, he also often collaborates with the table tennis equipment brand Yasaka, to develop new products.

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Zhang Jike
(Chinese Table Tennis Player and Three-Time Olympic Gold Medallist)
Zhang Jike
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Birthdate: February 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Qingdao, China

Zhang Jike is a Chinese professional table tennis player who won a gold medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in men's singles, becoming only the fourth male player to achieve a career Grand Slam in the history of table tennis. He also has two other Olympic gold medals and seven World Championship gold medals under his belt.

 4 
Liu Shiwen
(One of the Fastest Table Tennis Players in the World)
Liu Shiwen
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Birthdate: April 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Liaoning, China

Olympic gold medalist Liu Shiwen has also won 5 World Cup and 4 Asian Cup titles. She also has an Olympic silver in her kitty. One of the fastest players in the table tennis circuit, she has also been riddled with injuries, such as her elbow injury which took away most of 2020.

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Ding Ning
(Chinese Former Table Tennis Player)
Ding Ning
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Birthdate: June 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Daqing, Heilongjiang, China

Eight-time world champion Ding Ning also has 4 Olympic medals, 3 of which are gold. The former Chinese table tennis sensation announced her retirement on Weibo in 2021. She is now pursuing a university course in physical education. She earned the unofficial title of the Queen of Hearts for her popularity.

 6 
Wang Hao
(Chinese Retied Table Tennis Player)
Wang Hao
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Birthdate: December 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Changchun, China

Wang Hao is a Chinese former table tennis player best known for his ability to perform the Reverse Penhold Backhand with exceptional skill. A former world number 1, Wang helped his team win the gold medal at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. Wang Hao also has three Olympic silver medals under his belt.

 7 
Zhang Yining
(One of the Greatest Table Tennis Players in the Sport's History)
Zhang Yining
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Birthdate: October 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Beijing, China

Zhang Yining is a Chinese retired table tennis player best known for winning four Olympic gold medals during her career. Regarded as one of the greatest female table tennis players of all time, Zhang won 10 World Championships and four World Cups. She is also one of the most celebrated and successful female players in the history of table tennis.

 8 
Fan Zhendong
(Chinese Professional Table Tennis Player)
Fan Zhendong
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Birthdate: January 22, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

Chinese table tennis player Fan Zhendong currently holds the number one position in men’s singles. In a personal statement on his fan forum on Sina Weibo, he mentioned how he hates extreme fan reactions. In 2012, he was the youngest member of the Chinese national table tennis team.

 9 
Wang Liqin
(Chinese Retired Table Tennis Player)
Wang Liqin
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Birthdate: June 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shanghai, China

Wang Liqin is a Chinese former professional table tennis player who was selected to represent his country at the age of 15. A former world number 1, Wang won 11 World Championships, three World Cups, four Asian Games gold medals, and two Olympic Games gold medals during his playing career. He also has two Olympic bronze medals under his belt.

 10 
Xu Xin
(Chinese Professional Table Tennis Player)
Xu Xin
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Birthdate: January 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Xuzhou, China

Table tennis player Xu Xin remains one of the rare penhold grip players in China. Currently ranked world number 3, he won a silver in the mixed doubles in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, along with partner Liu Shiwen. He teamed up with Shiwen again to win a National Games gold in 2021.

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Deng Yaping
(One of the Greatest Table Tennis Players in the History of the Sport)
Deng Yaping
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Birthdate: February 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zhengzhou, China
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 12 
Li Xiaoxia
(Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Li Xiaoxia
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Birthdate: January 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Anshan, Liaoning, China

Li Xiaoxia is a Chinese professional table tennis player best known for winning two gold medals at the 2012 Olympics in London. She then went on to win a gold medal and a silver medal at the 2016 Olympics. Li Xiaoxia has also won nine World Championship titles and seven World Cups so far in her illustrious career.

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Liu Guoliang
(Chinese Retied Table Tennis Player)
Liu Guoliang
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Birthdate: January 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Xinxiang, Henan, China

Liu Guoliang is a Chinese former professional table tennis player best known for winning two gold medals in the 1996 Olympic Games. He went on to win World Table Tennis Championships and Table Tennis World Cup, becoming only the second male player to achieve a career grand slam. He is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.

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Kong Linghui
(Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Kong Linghui
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Birthdate: October 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harbin, Heilongjiang, China

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kong Linghui also has 8 World Championship and 5 Asian Championship gold medals in his kitty. Named to the national table tennis team at age 16, he later popularized his “shake hands grip” style. He was once sued by a Singapore hotel for failing to repay borrowed money.

 15 
Sun Yingsha
(Chinese Professional Table Tennis Player)
Sun Yingsha
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Birthdate: November 4, 2000
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China

Olympic gold medalist table tennis player Sun Yingsha is also an Asian Games champion and a world champion. She created headlines when it came to light that she hadn’t been told about her grandmother’s death till the Tokyo Olympics ended, as she was already training for the games during the tragedy.

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Li Jiawei
(Singaporean Table Tennis Player)
Li Jiawei
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Birthdate: August 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beijing, China

Li Jiawei is a Chinese-born retired Singaporean professional table tennis player who represented Singapore in the 2008 and 2012 OlympicS, winnsng a silver medal and a bronze medal, respectively. In 2010, she helped her team win the gold medal at the World Championships in Moscow. Li Jiawei announced her retirement after the 2012 Olympics in London.

 17 
Liang Jingkun
(Chinese Professional Table Tennis Player)
Liang Jingkun
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Birthdate: October 20, 1996
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tangshan, Hebei, China
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Wang Nan
(Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Wang Nan
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Birthdate: October 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fushun, Liaoning, China
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Lin Gaoyuan
(Chinese Retied Table Tennis Player)
Lin Gaoyuan
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Birthdate: March 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shenzhen, China

Lin Gaoyuan is a Chinese professional table tennis player who helped his team win gold medals at the 2018 World Championships, World Cup, and Asian Games. In 2018, he also won the singles silver medal at the ITTF World Tour Grand Finals and Asian Games.

 20 
Chen Meng
(Chinese Professional Table Tennis Player)
Chen Meng
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Birthdate: January 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Qingdao, Shandong, China

Chinese table tennis player Chen Meng is the current world number 1 in singles. She also impressed her fans with her double gold wins at the Olympic debut in the Tokyo Olympics. She has countless other medals in her kitty, from all major championships, such as the Asian Games and the World Championships.

 21 
Wang Manyu
(Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Wang Manyu
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Birthdate: February 9, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Qiqihar, Heilongjiang, China
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Wang Bowen
(Chinese Singer, Actor and Professional Table Tennis Player)
Wang Bowen
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Birthdate: May 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shenyang, China
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Han Ying
(Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Han Ying
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Birthdate: April 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shenyang, Liaoning, China

Though born in China, table tennis player Han Ying has been representing Germany in the game since 2010 and has even won the country an Olympic team silver medal. Among the few defensive players of the game, she also has 3 European Championship and 2 European Games gold medals in her kitty.

 24 
Wang Chuqin
(Chinese Professional Table Tennis Player)
Wang Chuqin
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Birthdate: May 11, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jilin, China

Apart from winning two gold medals at the Youth Olympics, Chinese table tennis player Wang Chuqin has also earned 3 World Championship and 2 Asian Games gold medals. He was once suspended for throwing his racket at the table after losing a match to Zhao Zihao.

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Zhuang Zedong
(Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Zhuang Zedong
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Birthdate: August 25, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China
Died: February 10, 2013
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Chen Qi
(Chinese Retired Table Tennis Player)
Chen Qi
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Birthdate: April 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nantong, Jiangsu, China
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Chen Jing
(Chinese Retired Table Tennis Player and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Chen Jing
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Birthdate: September 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wuhan, China
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Jiang Jialiang
(Former International Table Tennis Player)
Jiang Jialiang
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Birthdate: March 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
 29 
Wang Tao
(Retired Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Wang Tao
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Birthdate: December 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beijing, China
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Liu Jia
(Chinese-Born Austrian Left-Handed Table Tennis Player)
Liu Jia
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Birthdate: February 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Fang Bo
(Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Fang Bo
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Birthdate: November 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tongcheng County, Xianning, China
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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He Zhiwen
(Table tennis player)
He Zhiwen
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Birthdate: May 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zhejiang, China
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Yao Yan
(Chinese International Table Tennis Player)
Yao Yan
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Birthdate: August 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: China
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Zhu Yuling
(Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Zhu Yuling
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Birthdate: January 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mianyang, Sichuan, China
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 35 
Ma Wenge
(Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Ma Wenge
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Birthdate: March 27, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tianjin, China
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Ko Lai Chak
(Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Ko Lai Chak
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Birthdate: May 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chancheng, Foshan, Guangdong, China
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Guo Yuehua
(Chinese Former Table Tennis Player)
Guo Yuehua
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Birthdate: December 4, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Xiamen, China
 38 
Wang Zengyi
(Chinese-Polish Table Tennis Player)
Wang Zengyi
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Birthdate: June 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tianjin, China
 39 
Liang Geliang
(Former Chinese International Table Tennis Player)
Liang Geliang
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Birthdate: May 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guangxi Province, China
 40 
Tie Ya Na
(Chinese Table tennis player)
Tie Ya Na
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Birthdate: May 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Guo Yue
(Chinese Table Tennis Player and the 2007 Women’s World Champion)
Guo Yue
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Birthdate: July 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Liaoning, China
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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He Zhili
(Former Chinese Table Tennis World Champion)
He Zhili
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Birthdate: September 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
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Chunli Li
(New Zealand Professional Table Tennis Player)
Chunli Li
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Birthdate: February 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guiping, Guangxi, China
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Cao Yanhua
(Chinese Former International Table Tennis Player)
Cao Yanhua
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Birthdate: December 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
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Chen Xinhua
(Former International Table Tennis Player)
Chen Xinhua
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Birthdate: January 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fuan, Ningde, China
 46 
Qiao Hong
(Chinese Former Table Tennis Player)
Qiao Hong
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Birthdate: November 21, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wuhan, Hubei, China
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Liu Wei
(Former Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Liu Wei
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Birthdate: October 27, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beijing, China
 48 
Li Huifen
(Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Li Huifen
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Birthdate: October 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shijiazhuang
 49 
Zhang Chao
(Chinese International Table Tennis Player)
Zhang Chao
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Birthdate: January 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beijing, China
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Chen Longcan
(Chinese Table Tennis Player)
Chen Longcan
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Birthdate: March 30, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Xindu, Sichuan, China