Taeko Namba

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Taeko Namba
Full name Taeko Namba
Nationality  Japan

Taeko Namba is a former international table tennis player from Japan.

Table tennis career[edit]

From 1957 to 1959 she won several medals in doubles, and in team events in the World Table Tennis Championships.[1]

The four World Championship medals[2] [3] included three gold medals; two in the team event and one in the doubles with Kazuko Yamaizumi.[4] [5]

She also won two English Open titles.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ittf.com/ittf_stats/All_events3.asp?ID=4999
  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.