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Chinese men win table tennis gold

Beijing, China (Sports Network) - No. 1 China swept No. 2 Germany on Monday to win the gold medal in men's team table tennis at the Olympics.

Wang Hao, the world's top-ranked player, claimed two wins in China's 3-0 victory, defeating Dimitrij Ovtcharov in three sets in singles and also teaming with Wang Liqin for a four-set victory in doubles.

Ma Lin, the second-ranked player in the world, joined his teammates with a win over world No. 6 Timo Boll in the second singles match. Neither Wang Hao nor Ma lost more than eight points in any of their games.

The Chinese women also won gold on Sunday night.

No. 3 Korea won the men's bronze medal with a 3-1 victory over No. 8 Austria, also on Monday.

08/18 10:08:22 ET


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