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Wang Chen (table tennis)

Wang Chen
Native name 王晨
Nationality  China  United States
Residence New York City, New York, USA
Born (1974-01-17) January 17, 1974
Beijing, China

Wang Chen (Chinese: 王晨; pinyin: Wáng Chén; born 17 January 1974 in Shanghai) is a female table tennis player from the United States of America.

Born in Shanghai, China she moved to America in 2000 and currently resides in New York City. It was in New York City that she met her landlord (Jerry Wartski) who began to sponsor her in tournaments.

She competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics, reaching the quarterfinals of the singles competition. She also competed in the team competition, where they reached the play-off round for the bronze medal.

She announced her retirement on 21 August 2008.[1]

References

  • 2008 Olympic profile
  • Official Biography on the US Table Tennis Website
  • Story from the San Francisco Chronicle
  1. ^ "Former Chinese table tennis player Wang Chen announces retirement".  
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