Li Zhenshi

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Li Zhenshi (Li Chen-shih)
Nationality  China

Li Zhenshi (also known as Li Chen-shih), is a male Chinese table tennis player and coach.

Table tennis career[edit]

From 1974 to 1981 he won several medals in singles, doubles, and team events in the Asian Table Tennis Championships and in the World Table Tennis Championships.[1]

His nine World Championship medals[2][3] included four gold medals; two in the team event and two in the doubles with Liang Geliang and Cai Zhenhua.[4][5] He also won two English Open titles.

Personal life[edit]

After retiring from competition, Li and his wife Zhang Li moved to the USA, where they direct the World Champions Table Tennis Academy in San Jose, California.[6]

Li Zhenshi was the coach of the US men's national team that won a bronze medal at the 1995 World Team Cup. He also coached Team USA at the 1996 Olympics.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-19. Retrieved 2013-02-02. 
  2. ^ "Table Tennis World Championship medal winners". Sports123. 
  3. ^ "Profile". Table Tennis Guide. 
  4. ^ Montague, Trevor (2004). A-Z of Sport, pages 699-700. The Bath Press. ISBN 0-316-72645-1. 
  5. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results, pages 309-312. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5. 
  6. ^ http://www.butterflyonline.com/WCTTA/coaches.html