1971 World Table Tennis Championships

The 1971 World Table Tennis Championships (31st) were held in Nagoya from March 28 to April 7, 1971.[1][2]

The Chinese players returned following a lengthy absence.[3][4]

The nations represented were Austria, Czechoslovakia, the People's Republic of China, England, West Germany Hungary, India, Japan, North Korea and South Korea, Romania, the Soviet Union, and Yugoslavia.

MedalistsEdit

TeamEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Swaythling Cup
Men's Team
  China
Li Furong
Li Jingguang
Liang Geliang
Xi Enting
Zhuang Zedong
  Japan
Nobuhiko Hasegawa
Tetsuo Inoue
Shigeo Itoh
Mitsuru Kono
Tokio Tasaka
  Yugoslavia
Zlatko Cordas
Milivoj Karakašević
Istvan Korpa
Antun Stipančić
Dragutin Šurbek
Corbillon Cup
Women's team
  Japan
Yasuko Konno
Toshiko Kowada
Emiko Ohba
Yukie Ohzeki
  China
Li Li
Lin Huiqing
Lin Meiqun
Zheng Minzhi
  South Korea
Choi Jung-Sook
Chung Hyun-sook
Lee Ailesa
Na In-Sook

IndividualEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles   Stellan Bengtsson   Shigeo Itoh   Xi Enting
  Dragutin Šurbek
Women's singles   Lin Huiqing   Zheng Minzhi   Ilona Vostova
  Li Li
Men's doubles   István Jónyer
  Tibor Klampár
  Liang Geliang
  Zhuang Zedong
  Nobuhiko Hasegawa
  Tokio Tasaka
  Katsuyuki Abe
  Yujiro Imano
Women's doubles   Lin Huiqing
  Zheng Minzhi
  Mieko Hirano
  Reiko Sakamoto
  Miho Hamada
  Yukie Ohzeki
  Yukiko Kawamorita
  Setsuko Kobori
Mixed doubles   Zhang Xielin
  Lin Huiqing
  Antun Stipančić
  Maria Alexandru
  Eberhard Schöler
  Diane Schöler
  Tokuyasu Nishii
  Mieko Fukuno

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Championships Results". ITTF Museum. Archived from the original on 2017-04-24. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  2. ^ "ITTF Statistics". ittf.com. Retrieved 13 April 2017.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "In memory of China's 1st world champion Rong Guotuan". China Daily.
  4. ^ Itoh, Mayumi (2011). The Origin of Ping-Pong Diplomacy. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230118133.

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