|Full name||Cai Zhenhua|
3 September 1961 |
Wuxi, Jiangsu, China
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
Cai Zhenhua (Chinese: 蔡振华; pinyin: Cài Zhènhuá; Mandarin pronunciation: [tsʰâi ʈʂə̂n xwǎ]; born 3 September 1961 in Wuxi, Jiangsu) is a male former table tennis player from China. He is the deputy Director of State General Administration of Sports and the president of the Chinese Football Association, the Chinese Badminton Association and the Chinese Table Tennis Association.
He worked as the lead coach of the Chinese men's team from 1991 to 2004, during which he played an important role in leading the Chinese team to its comeback.
In April 2007, Cai became the deputy Director of State General Administration of Sports. He was elected as the president of the Chinese Badminton Association on 18 February 2009 and the president of the Chinese Table Tennis Association on 27 February 2009. On 21 January 2014, he was elected as the president of the Chinese Football Association.
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