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Congo Dominates Table Tennis Doubles

Posted: Sep 18, 2015 at 12:03 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Hosts 0f the ongoing Africa Games, Congo Brazzaville, won the Table Tennis men’s and women’s double events concluded on Wednesday. This feat was achieved through their Chinese imports.

Having won the mixed doubles with the duo of Wang Jinan and Yuheng Li and, the host nation showed their stuff in the men and women doubles.

Han Xing and Li defeated Egypt’s duo of Dina Meshref and Nadeen El-Dawlatly 3-2, while the pair of Hu Bin and Wang Jinan defeated their Congolese compatriots, Saheed Idowu and Saka Suraju 3-1 to claim gold for the home team.

An elated Li said: “I am so happy and I am sure I can sleep very well tonight. Having played against top teams from the quarterfinal to the final was not that easy. It was a very difficult match and I am happy that I am picking my second gold medals at the African Games. I am now relaxed to play in the singles as I am not familiar with some of the top players in this competition.”

From the five events already concluded, Congo Brazzaville won three gold medals while Nigeria and Egypt have one gold medal each.