Xu Yinsheng

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Xu Yinsheng (Hsu Yin-Sheng)
Nationality  China
Born 12 May 1938
Shanghai

Xu Yinsheng (Chinese: 徐寅生; Wade–Giles: Hsü Yin-sheng; born 12 May 1938 in Shanghai) is a male former table tennis player from China.

Table tennis career[edit]

From 1959 to 1965 he won seven medals in singles, doubles, and team events in the World Table Tennis Championships.[1]

His seven World Championship medals[2] [3] included four gold medals; three in the team event and one in the doubles with Zhuang Zedong at the 1965 World Table Tennis Championships.[4] [5]

Personal Life[edit]

He was president of the International Table Tennis Federation from 1995, following the sudden death of Sven-Olof Hammarlund, till 1999, when he was succeeded by the Canadian Adham Sharara.

He has been inducted in the ITTF Hall of Fame in 2010.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ittf.com/ittf_stats/All_events3.asp?ID=2991
  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. 

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