World No. 1 Ma Long has extended China's utter domination of table tennis
with his 4-0 gold medal win over countryman Zhang Jike, the reigning London
The victory Thursday comes a day after Chinese women took gold and
Ma, the reigning world champion, came into the tournament expected to win,
and he dismantled Zhang, whose first name was inspired by Brazilian soccer star
Despite putting together erratic performances since London, Zhang is known
for showing up for big matches.
But it was all Ma on Thursday.
China has won all but four gold medals since table tennis became an Olympic
sport in 1988 — and all the golds at the last two Games. If its men and women
can take the team titles, as expected, they will have swept gold in Rio,
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