Jiao Zhimin

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Jiao Zhimin
Medal record
Women's table tennis
Representing  China
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1988 Seoul Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Seoul Singles
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1987 New Delhi Team
Silver medal – second place 1987 New Delhi Mixed Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Gothenburg Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Gothenburg Mixed Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1987 New Delhi Doubles
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Jiao.

Jiao Zhimin (Chinese: 焦志敏; born 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.