Table tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women's singles

The women's singles table tennis event was a part of the table tennis programme at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The event took place from Saturday 28 July to Wednesday 1 August 2012 at ExCeL London.[2] The tournament was a single elimination tournament with a third place playoff played between the two losing semi-finalists.

Women's singles
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
VenueExCeL London
Date28 July – 1 August
Competitors70 from 45[1] nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Li Xiaoxia  China
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Ding Ning  China
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Feng Tianwei  Singapore
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The draw was conducted on 25 July 2012.[3]

QualificationEdit

ScheduleEdit

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1).

Dates[4] Start time Round
28 July 9:00 Preliminary round
11:15 First round
20:30 Second round
29 July 9:00
18:00 Third round
30 July 15:30 Fourth round
31 July 10:00 Quarterfinals
16:00 Semifinals
1 August 14:30 Bronze medal match
15:30 Gold medal match

SeedsEdit

Seeds were based on the ITTF World Ranking lists published in July 2012.[1][2][5] The top 16 seeded players qualified directly to the third round.

  1.   Ding Ning (CHN) (Final, silver medalist)
  2.   Li Xiaoxia (CHN) (Champion, gold medalist)
  3.   Kim Kyung-Ah (KOR) (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Kasumi Ishikawa (JPN) (Semifinals, fourth place)
  5.   Ai Fukuhara (JPN) (Quarterfinals)
  6.   Feng Tianwei (SIN) (Semifinals, bronze medalist)
  7.   Tie Ya Na (HKG) (Third round)
  8.   Wang Yuegu (SIN) (Quarterfinals)
  9.   Wu Jiaduo (GER) (Fourth round)
  10.   Shen Yanfei (ESP) (Fourth round)
  11.   Li Jiao (NED) (Quarterfinals)
  12.   Jiang Huajun (HKG) (Fourth round)
  13.   Viktoria Pavlovich (BLR) (Fourth round)
  14.   Li Jie (NED) (Fourth round)
  15.   Li Qian (POL) (Fourth round)
  16.   Park Mi-Young (KOR) (Fourth round)

The players ranked from 17 to 32 qualified directly to the second round.

  1.   Ri Myong-Sun (PRK) (Second round)
  2.   Daniela Dodean (ROU) (Third round)
  3.   Ni Xialian (LUX) (Second round)
  4.   Huang Yi-hua (TPE) (Third round)
  5.   Liu Jia (AUT) (Third round)
  6.   Kristin Silbereisen (GER) (Third round)
  7.   Georgina Póta (HUN) (Third round)
  8.   Elizabeta Samara (ROU) (Fourth round)
  9.   Kim Jong (PRK) (Third round)
  10.   Margaryta Pesotska (UKR) (Third round)
  11.   Iveta Vacenovská (CZE) (Third round)
  12.   Chen Szu-yu (TPE) (Third round)
  13.   Anna Tikhomirova (RUS) (Third round)
  14.   Li Qiangbing (AUT) (Third round)
  15.   Natalia Partyka (POL) (Third round)
  16.   Li Xue (FRA) (Third round)

DrawEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Gold medal match
                  
1   Ding Ning (CHN) 11 11 9 12 6 11
6   Feng Tianwei (SIN) 7 4 11 10 11 6
1   Ding Ning (CHN)   8 12 11 6 4
2   Li Xiaoxia (CHN)   11 14 8 11 11
4   Kasumi Ishikawa (JPN) 5 4 13 6 7
2   Li Xiaoxia (CHN) 11 11 11 11 11 Bronze medal match
6   Feng Tianwei (SIN)   11 11 11 11
4   Kasumi Ishikawa (JPN) 9 6 6 5

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

Second round Third round Fourth round Quarterfinals
1   N Ding (CHN) 11 11 11 11
18   D Dodean (ROU) 7 8 11 5 11 11 11 18   D Dodean (ROU) 4 3 9 6
45   T Bilenko (UKR) 11 11 5 11 7 9 2 1   N Ding (CHN) 12 11 11 9 11
43   C Molnar (CRO) 9 11 6 4 8 12   H Jiang (HKG) 10 2 5 11 6
25   J Kim (PRK) 11 9 11 11 11 25   J Kim (PRK) 5 9 11 7 11 7
12   H Jiang (HKG) 11 11 7 11 5 11
1   N Ding (CHN) 15 11 11 11
5   A Fukuhara (JPN) 13 6 6 4
14   Jie Li (NED) 11 6 16 11 12 11
31   N Partyka (POL) 5 11 12 8 9 11 11 31   N Partyka (POL) 13 11 14 7 10 7
34   M Skov (DEN) 11 3 10 11 11 7 9 14   Jie Li (NED) 4 11 11 11 5 8 8
39   W Tan (ITA) 11 6 8 14 11 6 10 5   A Fukuhara (JPN) 11 8 8 6 11 11 11
29   A Tikhomirova (RUS) 6 11 11 12 8 11 12 29   A Tikhomirova (RUS) 7 8 9 3
5   A Fukuhara (JPN) 11 11 11 11

Section 2Edit

Second round Third round Fourth round Quarterfinals
6   T Feng (SIN) 11 11 11 12 11
28   S-Y Chen (TPE) 10 7 7 15 11 11 13 28   S-Y Chen (TPE) 6 13 5 10 9
37   K Tóth (HUN) 12 11 11 13 5 5 11 6   T Feng (SIN) 11 7 11 9 11 11
40   N Komwong (THA) 16 6 4 5 3 9   J Wu (GER) 6 11 5 11 6 6
27   I Vacenovská (CZE) 14 11 11 11 11 27   I Vacenovská (CZE) 9 13 11 8 11 5
9   J Wu (GER) 11 15 8 11 9 11
6   T Feng (SIN) 13 11 4 11 10 12
3   K-A Kim (KOR) 11 7 11 6 12 10
10   Y Shen (ESP) 11 11 11 11
32   X Li (FRA) 11 13 7 11 9 9 11 32   X Li (FRA) 5 2 8 3
48   JF Lay (AUS) 7 11 11 3 11 11 6 10   Y Shen (ESP) 8 9 6 11 7
42   A Privalova (BLR) 11 4 8 10 12 4 3   K-A Kim (KOR) 11 11 11 9 11
21   J Liu (AUT) 5 11 11 12 10 11 21   J Liu (AUT) 8 11 4 5 9
3   K-A Kim (KOR) 11 6 11 11 11

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

Second round Third round Fourth round Quarterfinals
4   K Ishikawa (JPN) 11 10 11 12 11 11
30   Q Li (AUT) 11 9 11 11 11 30   Q Li (AUT) 13 12 7 10 8 5
52   M Zhang (CAN) 9 11 2 9 9 4   K Ishikawa (JPN) 11 11 10 14 11
56   M Miao (AUS) 7 9 7 4 15   Q Li (POL) 8 5 12 12 6
20   Y-h Huang (TPE) 11 11 11 11 20   Y-h Huang (TPE) 7 8 6 3
15   Q Li (POL) 11 11 11 11
4   K Ishikawa (JPN) 8 11 11 11 11
8   Y Wang (SIN) 11 5 4 8 4
13   V Pavlovich (BLR) 12 13 9 11 11 11
22   K Silbereisen (GER) 11 11 7 11 11 22   K Silbereisen (GER) 10 11 11 13 4 7
47   J Parker (GBR) 6 7 11 2 4 13   V Pavlovich (BLR) 6 11 11 14 7 9 8
33   Y Xian (FRA) 11 11 6 11 8 11 8   Y Wang (SIN) 11 7 4 12 11 11 11
17   M-S Ri (PRK) 9 6 11 9 11 6 33   Y Xian (FRA) 9 8 6 4
8   Y Wang (SIN) 11 11 11 11

Section 4Edit

Second round Third round Fourth round Quarterfinals
7   YN Tie (HKG) 9 9 8 11 11 8
24   E Samara (ROU) 7 11 13 11 11 24   E Samara (ROU) 11 11 11 6 5 11
51   D Meshref (EGY) 11 7 11 6 8 24   E Samara (ROU) 5 11 11 11 9 7
36   S Ramírez (ESP) 7 9 11 11 6 11   Jiao Li (NED) 11 8 13 6 11 11
26   M Pesotska (UKR) 11 11 8 13 11 26   M Pesotska (UKR) 3 9 4 4
11   Jiao Li (NED) 11 11 11 11
11   Jiao Li (NED) 5 9 9 7
2   X Li (CHN) 11 11 11 11
16   M-Y Park (KOR) 3 11 11 11 11
23   G Póta (HUN) 11 11 11 12 11 23   G Póta (HUN) 11 8 8 6 9
44   Y Tian (CRO) 13 4 2 10 2 16   M-Y Park (KOR) 11 7 6 5 6
46   A Hsing (USA) 11 10 11 11 10 12 2   X Li (CHN) 6 11 11 11 11
19   X Ni (LUX) 9 12 9 5 12 10 46   A Hsing (USA) 4 11 6 11 8 9
2   X Li (CHN) 11 9 11 6 11 11

Preliminary roundsEdit

Preliminary round First round
45   T Bilenko (UKR) 11 11 11 8 11      Section 1
55   P Medina (COL) 4 2 8 11 7    
43   C Molnar (CRO) 11 11 11 11        Section 1
49   L Zhang (USA) 6 8 7 5      
34   M Skov (DEN) 11 11 11 11        Section 1
62   N El-Dawlatly (EGY) 9 6 7 9      
63   O Oshonaike (NGR) 11 11 11 9 11 5 11 39   W Tan (ITA) 11 11 12 11        Section 1
66   N Shahsavari (IRI) 13 8 8 11 4 11 3 63   O Oshonaike (NGR) 7 5 10 1      
37   K Tóth (HUN) 11 9 9 12 11 11 12  Section 2
60   F Ramos (VEN) 9 11 11 14 5 9 10
40   N Komwong (THA) 4 3 11 12 11 11 12  Section 2
50   L Huang Mendes (POR) 11 11 6 14 8 2 10
58   L Silva (BRA) 11 11 11 11       48   JF Lay (AUS) 8 11 11 11 11      Section 2
68   A Lulu (VAN) 5 9 2 3       58   L Silva (BRA) 11 1 5 6 1    
42   A Privalova (BLR) 11 7 11 11 8 11    Section 2
53   X Han (CGO) 2 11 6 8 11 9  
52   M Zhang (CAN) 11 11 11 11       41   M Hu (TUR) 11 11 10 11 4 11 14  Section 3
69   A Majdi (QAT) 3 7 6 3       52   M Zhang (CAN) 8 9 12 9 11 13 16
38   D Hadačová (CZE) 8 9 11 11 7 7    Section 3
56   M Miao (AUS) 11 11 6 7 11 11  
54   C Kumahara (BRA) 11 11 11 11       47   J Parker (GBR) 11 11 11 11        Section 3
70   Y Farah (DJI) 0 2 2 4       54   C Kumahara (BRA) 7 5 9 5      
61   S Hanffou (CMR) 11 11 11 11       33   Y Xian (FRA) 8 11 11 11 11      Section 3
67   T Moumjoghlian (LIB) 6 4 6 2       61   S Hanffou (CMR) 11 7 7 3 6    
51   D Meshref (EGY) 11 2 11 10 11 11   35   Y Noskova (RUS) 10 11 11 11 12 9 9  Section 4
65   O Edem (NGR) 5 11 7 12 6 3   51   D Meshref (EGY) 12 8 4 9 14 11 11
36   S Ramírez (ESP) 11 11 11 8 11      Section 4
57   A Das (IND) 9 8 7 11 2    
44   Y Tian (CRO) 11 11 11 11        Section 4
64   B Rodríguez (CHI) 6 6 7 7      
46   A Hsing (USA) 11 11 11 11        Section 4
59   Y Silva (MEX) 9 8 3 5      

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "London 2012 Olympic Games: Complete Women's Singles Seeding" (PDF). ITTF. 8 July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 January 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b "London 2012 Explanatory Guide: Table Tennis" (PDF). London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Ltd. July 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Competition Format and Specific Regulations" (PDF). ITTF. 24 June 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Table tennis competition schedule" (PDF). ITTF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
  5. ^ "ITTF World Ranking". ITTF. 4 July 2012. Archived from the original on 1 August 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.

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