Jung-Hwa and Young-Ja (right) at the 1988 Olympics
July 6, 1964 |
Iksan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
|Height||1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||59 kg (130 lb)|
Yang Young-Ja (Hangul: 양영자, Hanja: 梁英子; born July 6, 1964) is a retired female table tennis player from South Korea who won gold medals in women's doubles at the 1987 ITTF World Championships and the 1988 Summer Olympics, together with Hyun Jung-Hwa. She is also a two-time women's singles world champion runner-up in 1983 and 1987.
She retired right after the 1988 Summer Olympics, and currently resides in Seoul working as a table tennis coach responsible for the junior team of South Korea.
- Yang Yeong-Ja. sports-reference.com
- Table Tennis at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Women's Doubles. sports-reference.com
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