Jiao Zhimin

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Jiao Zhimin
Medal record
Women's Table tennis
Competitor for  China
Olympic Games
Bronze Seoul 1988 Singles
Silver Seoul 1988 Doubles
World Championships
Gold 1987 New Delhi Team
Bronze 1987 New Delhi Doubles
Silver 1987 New Delhi Mixed Doubles
Bronze 1985 Gothenburg Doubles
Bronze 1985 Gothenburg Mixed Doubles

Jiao Zhimin (Chinese: 焦志敏; December 1, 1963)[1] is a female Chinese former table tennis player. She won a bronze medal in women's singles and a silver medal in women's doubles at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games.[1] She was a semi-finalist in women's singles and doubles at the 1985 World Championships in Gothenburg.[2] At the 1987 World Championships in New Delhi she was runner-up in the mixed doubles, and was a member of China's victorious team.[2]

She married South Korean table tennis player Ahn Jae-hyung in 1989.[3] The couple's son, golfer An Byeong-hun, became the youngest champion in United States Amateur Championship history,[3] winning the 2009 event at the age of 17. In recent years Jiao has hosted a talk show on China's CCTV-5 television sports channel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jiao Zhimin Biography and Olympic Results". www.Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  2. ^ a b "JIAO Zenmin (CHN)". ITTF Database. Retrieved 2010-02-22. 
  3. ^ a b Lei, Lei (2009-09-17). "Champs' son keeps the ball rolling". China Daily.