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Curtains come down on Asian Table Tennis Championship

DOHA – South Korea’s Lee Sang-su won the men’s singles title on the final day as the curtains came down on the 25th edition of Asian Table Tennis Championship here at the Lusail Sports Arena on Tuesday.The competition, hosted by the Qatar Table Tennis…

DOHA – South Korea’s Lee Sang-su won the men’s singles title on the final day as the curtains came down on the 25th edition of Asian Table Tennis Championship here at the Lusail Sports Arena on Tuesday.

The competition, hosted by the Qatar Table Tennis Association under the aegis of Qatar Olympic Committee, brought together 194 players from 30 countries.

Lee defeated Chinese Taipei’s Chuang Chih-Yuan 3-2 in the final.

In other last day’s actions, KOR South Korean women won the doubles title after Shin Yubin and Jeon Ji Hee overcame Hong Kong’s Doo Hoi Kem and Lee Ho Ching 11-5, 7-11, 11-3, 11-4 in the final.

Japan finished at the top with eight medals, including four gold — women’s team, women’s singles, men’s doubles and mixed doubles — besides four bronze in women’s singles, men’s singles and women’s doubles.

South Korea finished second with eight medals including 3 gold — men’s singles, women’s doubles and men’s teams.

The Koreans also picked up four silver medals in men’s doubles, mixed doubles, women’s singles and women’s teams, and one bronze in men’s singles.

China Taipei took the third place with three medals, including two silver in men’s singles and men’s teams in addition to the bronze in women’s doubles.

China Taipei was followed by Hong Kong four medals (1 silver in the women’s doubles and 3 bronze in the mixed doubles and women’s team).

Source: Qatar Olympic Committee