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Zhang beats Wang for another Chinese gold

London, England (Sports Network) - Top-seeded Zhang Jike beat No. 2 seed Wang Hao on Thursday to give the Chinese two more table tennis medals at the London Olympics.

Zhang knocked off his countryman 4-1 in under an hour for his first Olympic medal.

It was China's fourth medal at these games -- two gold and two silver. On Wednesday, Li Xiaoxia beat No. 1 seed Ding Ning to win the women's table tennis tournament.

Wang won his fourth Olympic table tennis medal and third silver in men's singles.

Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov beat Taiwan's Chuang Chih-Yuan 4-2 in the bronze medal match.

Ovtcharov was bidding to become the first European since Sweden's Jan-Ove Waldner in 1992 to win an Olympic gold medal in table tennis but lost to Zhang 4-1 in the morning semifinals. Wang beat Chuang by the same score in the other semi.

08/02 12:09:45 ET

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