Table tennis at the 2004 Summer Olympics

Table tennis at the 2004 Summer Olympics took place in the Galatsi Olympic Hall with 172 competitors in 4 events.

Medal summary

EventGoldSilverBronze
Men's singles
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 Ryu Seung-Min
South Korea (KOR)
 Wang Hao
China (CHN)
 Wang Liqin
China (CHN)
Men's doubles
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 Chen Qi
and Ma Lin
China (CHN)
 Ko Lai Chak
and Li Ching
Hong Kong (HKG)
 Michael Maze
and Finn Tugwell
Denmark (DEN)
Women's singles
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 Zhang Yining
China (CHN)
 Kim Hyang-Mi
North Korea (PRK)
 Kim Kyung-Ah
South Korea (KOR)
Women's doubles
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 Wang Nan
and Zhang Yining
China (CHN)
 Lee Eun-Sil
and Seok Eun-Mi
South Korea (KOR)
 Guo Yue
and Niu Jianfeng
China (CHN)

Medal table

 Rank  Nation GoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China (CHN)3126
2 South Korea (KOR)1113
3 Hong Kong, China (HKG)0101
 Hong Kong, China (PRK)0101
4 Hong Kong, China (DEN)0011


Table tennis is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth to each other with rackets. The game takes place on a table divided by a net. Players must allow a ball played towards them only one bounce on their side of the table and must return it so
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2004 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were celebrated in Athens, Greece, from August 13 to August 29, 2004. 11,099 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 202 countries.
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The Galatsi Olympic Hall is an indoor arena in Athens, Greece. It is located in Galatsi and it was the site of Table Tennis and Rhythmic Gymnastics at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
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Torben Wosik, GER 4 - 0 Mohamed Gueye, SEN (11-4),(11-5),(11-6),(11-4)
Song Liu, ARG 4 - 1 Shu Arai, JPN (11-7),(7-11),(12-10),(11-5),(11-4)
Sharath Kamal Achanta, IND 4 - 1
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South Korea at the Olympic Games

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IOC code: KOR
NOC: Korean Olympic Committee
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Wang Hao

Informations
Birth: December 15, 1983; Changchun, China
National: China (CHN)
Playing style: Pen holder grip
Medals

Olympic Games
Silver 2004 Athens Singles

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China at the Olympic Games

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IOC code: CHN
NOC: Chinese Olympic Committee
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China at the Olympic Games

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William Henzell & David Zalcberg, AUS 4 - 1 Massimiliano Mondello & Min Yang, ITA
Mark Hazinski & Ilija Lupulesku, USA 4 - 0 Monday Merotohun & Segun Toriola, NIG
Peter Akinlabi & Kazeem Nosiru
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Olympic medal record
Men's table tennis
Gold 2004 Athens Doubles

Chen Qi (Simplified Chinese: 陈杞, born April 15, 1984 in Nantong, Jiangsu) is a male Chinese table tennis player.
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Ma Lin

Informations
Birth: February 19, 1980
National: China (CHN)
Playing style: Pen holder grip
Olympic Games

Olympic medal record
Men's table tennis
Gold

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China at the Olympic Games

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IOC code: CHN
NOC: Chinese Olympic Committee
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Silver 2004 Athens Doubles
Asian Games
Gold 2006 Doha Doubles
Bronze 2006 Doha Team

Ko Lai Chak (born 10 May 1976) is a table tennis player from Hong Kong, China.
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Silver 2004 Athens Doubles
Asian Games
Gold 2006 Doha Doubles
Bronze 2006 Doha Singles
Bronze 2006 Doha Team

Li Ching (Traditional Chinese: 李靜, Simplified Chinese: 李静)(born 7 March 1975) is a table tennis
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Hong Kong at the Olympic Games

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IOC code: HKG
NOC: Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong China
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Olympic medal record
Table tennis
Bronze Athens 2004 Men's doubles

Michael Maze (born September 1,1981) is a male table tennis player from Fakse, Denmark. He normally plays both in the men's singles and in men's doubles.
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Olympic medal record
Men's table tennis
Bronze Athens 2004 Doubles

Finn Tugwell (born March 18, 1976) is a Danish table tennis professional. He pairs up with Danish Michael Maze in double, with whom he won the bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics,
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Denmark at the Olympic Games

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IOC code: DEN
NOC: National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
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Tawny Banh, USA 4 - 3 Ji Hye Yoon, KOR
Laura Negrisoli, ITA 4 - 1 Fabiola Ramos, VEN
Nanthana Komwong, THA 4 - 0 Mouma Das, IND
Marina Kravchenko, ISR 4 - 0
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Olympic medal record
Women's table tennis
Gold 2004 Athens Singles
Gold 2004 Athens Doubles

Zhang Yining (Simplified Chinese: 张怡宁
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China at the Olympic Games

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IOC code: CHN
NOC: Chinese Olympic Committee
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North Korea at the Olympic Games

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IOC code: PRK
NOC: Olympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
2004 Summer Olympics in Athens
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Olympic medal record
Women's table tennis
Bronze 2004 Athens singles
Korean name

Hangul 김경?
Hanja 金璟? Kim Kyung-Ah
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South Korea at the Olympic Games

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IOC code: KOR
NOC: Korean Olympic Committee
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Nesrine Ben Kahia & Olfa Guenni, TUN 4 - 2 Asma Menaifi & Souad Nechab, ALG
Luisana Perez & Fabiola Ramos, VEN 4 - 3 Berta Rodriguez & Maria Paulina Vega, CHI

First round

August 14
winners on left in
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Olympic medal record
Women's table tennis
Gold 2000 Sydney Singles
Gold 2000 Sydney Doubles
Gold 2004 Athens Doubles

Wang Nan (Simplified Chinese: 王楠
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Olympic medal record
Women's table tennis
Gold 2004 Athens Singles
Gold 2004 Athens Doubles

Zhang Yining (Simplified Chinese: 张怡宁
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China at the Olympic Games

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