Table tennis at the 1998 Asian Games

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Table tennis
at the 1998 Asian Games
Table tennis pictogram.svg
VenueThammasat Gymnasium 5
Dates8–16 December
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Table tennis was contested in the 1998 Asian Games held in Bangkok, Thailand from December 8 to December 16, 1998. China maintained its dominance in the event and won total nine medals, with six golds. Kim Taek-soo of South Korea was the only non-Chinese player who won a gold medal, and with his medal South Korea finished second in medal table, with total eight medals. North Korea and Hong Kong both achieved one silver and one bronze, and finished tied at a third spot in a medal table rankings.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
Kim Taek-soo
 South Korea
Liu Guoliang
 China
Oh Sang-eun
 South Korea
Kong Linghui
 China
Men's doubles
details
 China
Kong Linghui
Liu Guoliang
 South Korea
Lee Chul-seung
Oh Sang-eun
 Chinese Taipei
Wu Wen-chia
Kuo Chih-hsiang
 Chinese Taipei
Chiang Peng-lung
Chang Yen-shu
Men's team
details
 China
Liu Guoliang
Kong Linghui
Wang Liqin
Yan Sen
 South Korea
Lee Chul-seung
Park Sang-joon
Kim Taek-soo
Oh Sang-eun
 Japan
Hiroshi Shibutani
Seiko Iseki
Toshio Tasaki
Ryo Yuzawa
 Chinese Taipei
Chiang Peng-lung
Chang Yen-shu
Wu Wen-chia
Kuo Chih-hsiang
Women's singles
details
Wang Nan
 China
Li Ju
 China
Chen Jing
 Chinese Taipei
Ryu Ji-hae
 South Korea
Women's doubles
details
 China
Li Ju
Wang Nan
 Hong Kong
Chan Tan Lui
Song Ah Sim
 South Korea
Ryu Ji-hae
Lee Eun-sil
 Chinese Taipei
Xu Jing
Chen Chiu-tan
Women's team
details
 China
Li Ju
Wu Na
Wang Nan
Yang Ying
 North Korea
Kim Hyon-hui
Wi Bok-sun
Tu Jong-sil
Kim Hyang-mi
 South Korea
Park Hae-jung
Ryu Ji-hae
Kim Moo-kyo
Lee Eun-sil
 Hong Kong
Chan Tan Lui
Song Ah Sim
Tong Wun
Wong Ching
Mixed doubles
details
 China
Wang Liqin
Wang Nan
 South Korea
Oh Sang-eun
Kim Moo-kyo
 North Korea
Kim Song-hui
Kim Hyon-hui
 Japan
Ryo Yuzawa
Keiko Okazaki

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China (CHN)6219
2 South Korea (KOR)1348
3 Hong Kong (HKG)0112
 North Korea (PRK)0112
5 Chinese Taipei (TPE)0055
6 Japan (JPN)0022
Totals (6 nations)771428

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Table tennis – Past Medals". doha-2006.com (2006 Asian Games' official website). Wayback Machine. November 26, 2006. Archived from the original on January 4, 2007. Retrieved June 4, 2011.

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