Yoshiko Tanaka (table tennis)

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Yoshiko Tanaka
Full nameTanaka Yoshiko
Nationality Japan

Yoshiko Tanaka (田中良子, Tanaka Yoshiko) is a former international table tennis player from Japan.[1]

Table tennis career[edit]

She won a gold medal in the women's team event at the World Table Tennis Championships in 1954.[2] [3] [4]

In addition she won six other World Championship medals; one in the singles,[5] two in the doubles, one in the mixed doubles and two in the team event.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Profile". Table Tennis Guide.
  2. ^ http://www.ittf.com/ittf_stats/All_events3.asp?ID=7045
  3. ^ Montague, Trevor (2004). A-Z of Sport, pages 699-700. The Bath Press. ISBN 0-316-72645-1.
  4. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results, pages 309-312. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5.
  5. ^ "Women's Singles results" (PDF). International Table Tennis Federation.
  6. ^ "Table Tennis World Championship medal winners". Sports123.