Dubai, Jan 11: The Chinese women’s table tennis team won the gold medal in the Team World Cup, defeating North Korea 3–0 in the fil on Sunday.
Zhu Yuling, Liu Shiwen and Ding Ning all won their games. Liu beat Ri Mi Gyong 3–2, while Zhu defeated Ri Myong Sun 3–2. Ding paired up with Liu to crush Ri Mi Gyong/Kim Hye Song 3–0, reports Xinhua.
With the victory, the Chinese team took home $50,000 prize money while North Korea as the runners–up won $25,000.
Twelve women’s teams and as many men’s teams participated in the tourment. IANS