Yang Young-ja

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Yang Young-ja
Jung-Hwa and Young-Ja 1989 Paraguay stamp.jpg
Jung-Hwa and Young-Ja (right) at the 1988 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1964-07-06) July 6, 1964 (age 52)
Iksan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 59 kg (130 lb)
Sport Table tennis

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.[1][2]

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.