Zhang Xiaoling

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhang.
Zhang Xiaoling
Medal record
Women's table tennis
Representing  China
Paralympic Games
Gold 1988 Seoul open
Gold 1992 Barcelona singles
Gold 1992 Barcelona team
Gold 1996 Atlanta team
Gold 1996 Atlanta open
Gold 2000 Sydney singles
Gold 2000 Sydney team
Gold 2004 Athens singles
Gold 2004 Athens team
Silver 1992 Barcelona open
Bronze 1996 Atlanta singles
Bronze 2008 Beijing singles

Zhang Xiaoling, or Zhang Xiao, born 20 July 1957 in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is a Chinese competitive table tennis player.

In 1976, she developed a malign tumour in her right leg, which was subsequently amputated. In 1987, she won a gold medal at a national women's singles table tennis competition.[1]

Zhang represented China for the first time at the 1988 Summer Paralympics in Seoul, and won gold in the open event. She competed in every subsequent edition of the Summer Paralympics, and won at least two medals – one in the singles event, one in the team event, and in 1992 and 1996 one in the open event – on every occasion. She represented China again at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, but, for the first time, she only competed in the singles.[1]

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