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Lü Lin (table tennis)

Lü Lin
Medal record
Competitor for  China
Men's Table tennis
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place Barcelona 1992 Double
Silver medal – second place Atlanta 1996 Double

Lü Lin[1] (Chinese: 吕林; born April 6, 1969) is a Chinese table tennis player and Olympic champion. He uses a pen-grip topspin style, and is best known for the combination of him and Wang Tao in men's double championships.

He won a gold medal in double at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona with Wang Tao.[2]

They took part in the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta again, where they won a silver medal.[3]

The combo also won the men's doubles title at 1993 and 1995 World Table Tennis Championships.

Lü Lin's son, Lü Xiang (born 1996), is also a table tennis player. He won the Men's Doubles title at the 2014 German Open.[4]

References

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  2. ^ "1992 Summer Olympics – Barcelona, Spain – Table Tennis" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on June 7, 2008)
  3. ^ "1996 Summer Olympics – Atlanta, United States – Table Tennis" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on June 7, 2008)
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