Pan Li-chun

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Pan Li-chun
Nationality  Chinese Taipei
Born (1982-02-26) 26 February 1982 (age 35)
Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei
Playing style Right-handed, shakehand[1]
Equipment(s) DHS Hurricane[1]
Highest ranking 105 (August 2008)[2]
Current ranking 168 (July 2012)[2]
Club Taiwan Cooperative Bank[1]
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight 50 kg (110 lb)

Pan Li-chun (Chinese: 潘麗春; pinyin: Pān Lìchūn; born February 26, 1982 in Kaohsiung) is a Taiwanese table tennis player.[3] As of July 2012, Pan is ranked no. 168 in the world by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).[2] Pan is a member of the table tennis team for Taiwan Cooperative Bank, and is coached and trained by Hsu Long-Chien.[1] Pan is also right-handed, and uses the shakehand grip.[1]

Pan represented the Chinese Taipei at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed in the women's singles. She defeated Egypt's Shaimaa Abdul-Aziz in the unseeded preliminary round, before losing out the first round match to Turkey's Melek Hu, with a set score of 1–4.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "ITTF World Player Profile – Pan Li-chun". ITTF. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "ITTF World Ranking – Pan Li-chun". ITTF. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Pan Li-chun". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Women's Singles First Round". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Table tennis: Taiwanese enjoy mixed fortunes in table tennis". Taipei Times. 20 August 2008. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 

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