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

The women's team table tennis event was part of the table tennis programme at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The event took place from Friday 3 August to Tuesday 7 August 2012 at ExCeL London.[1] The tournament was a single elimination tournament with a third place playoff played between the two losing semi-finalists.

Table tennis – women's team
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
ExCel Exhibition Centre.jpg
ExCel Exhibition Centre
VenueExCeL London
Date3 August to 7 August 2012
Competitors49 from 16 nations
Teams16
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ding Ning
Li Xiaoxia
Guo Yue
 China
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Ai Fukuhara
Sayaka Hirano
Kasumi Ishikawa
 Japan
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Li Jiawei
Feng Tianwei
Wang Yuegu
 Singapore
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QualificationEdit

ScheduleEdit

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

Dates[2] Start time Round
3 August 10:00 First round
4 August 14:30 Quarterfinals
5 August 19:00 Semifinals
6 August 10:00
7 August 11:00 Bronze medal match
15:30 Gold medal match

SeedsEdit

Team ranking was based on the individual Ranking List of July 2012 but was taken into consideration only the players qualified from each team.[1][3]

Rank Team Athletes (world ranking on 4 July)[4]
1   China (CHN) Ding Ning (1) Li Xiaoxia (3) Guo Yue (8)
2   Japan (JPN) Kasumi Ishikawa (6) Ai Fukuhara (7) Sayaka Hirano (18)
3   Singapore (SIN) Feng Tianwei (8) Wang Yuegu (11) Li Jiawei (15)
4   South Korea (KOR) Kim Kyung-Ah (5) Seok Ha-Jung (19) Park Mi-Young (33)
Dang Ye-Seo (23)
(Dang replaced Park before quarterfinals)
5   Hong Kong (HKG) Tie Ya Na (10) Jiang Huajun (20) Lee Ho Ching (85)
6   Germany (GER) Wu Jiaduo (16) Irene Ivancan (37) Kristin Silbereisen (47)
7   Netherlands (NED) Li Jiao (20) Li Jie (28) Elena Timina (135)
8   North Korea (PRK) Ri Myong-Sun (34) Kim Jong (53) Ri Mi-Gyong (63)
9   Austria (AUT) Liu Jia (45) Li Qiangbing (64) Amelie Solja (90)
10   Spain (ESP) Shen Yanfei (17) Sara Ramírez (83) Galia Dvorak (114)
11   Poland (POL) Li Qian (30) Natalia Partyka (68) Katarzyna Grzybowska (117)
12   United States (USA) Ariel Hsing (115) Lily Zhang (139) Erica Wu (448)
13   Great Britain (GBR) Joanna Parker (119) Na Liu (153) Kelly Sibley (177)
14   Australia (AUS) Lay Jian Fang (130) Miao Miao (199) Vivian Tan (243)
15   Brazil (BRA) Caroline Kumahara (192) Lígia Silva (228) Gui Lin (255)
16   Egypt (EGY) Dina Meshref (160) Nadeen El-Dawlatly (279) Raghd Magdy (430)

BracketEdit

The draw for team events took place on 25 July 2012.[5]

First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal match
            
1   China (CHN) 3
10   Spain (ESP) 0
1   China (CHN) 3
7   Netherlands (NED) 0
16   Egypt (EGY) 0
7   Netherlands (NED) 3
1   China (CHN) 3
4   South Korea (KOR) 0
5   Hong Kong (HKG) 3
9   Austria (AUT) 1
5   Hong Kong (HKG) 0
4   South Korea (KOR) 3
15   Brazil (BRA) 0
4   South Korea (KOR) 3
1   China (CHN) 3
2   Japan (JPN) 0
3   Singapore (SIN) 3
11   Poland (POL) 1
3   Singapore (SIN) 3
8   North Korea (PRK) 0
13   Great Britain (GBR) 0
8   North Korea (PRK) 3
3   Singapore (SIN) 0
2   Japan (JPN) 3
6   Germany (GER) 3 Bronze medal match
14   Australia (AUS) 0
6   Germany (GER) 0 4   South Korea (KOR) 0
2   Japan (JPN) 3 3   Singapore (SIN) 3
12   United States (USA) 0
2   Japan (JPN) 3

ResultsEdit

First roundEdit

3 August 2012
10:00
China   3–0   Spain Duration: 1h 30min
Individual matches
Li Xiaoxia 3–0 Shen Yanfei 11–4, 11–7, 14–12
Guo Yue 3–1 Sara Ramírez 11–9, 8–11, 11–5, 11–8
Ding Ning / Li Xiaoxia 3–0 Galia Dvorak / Sara Ramírez 11–7, 11–5, 11–8

3 August 2012
10:00
Brazil   0–3   South Korea Duration: 1h 2min
Individual matches
Caroline Kumahara 0–3 Kim Kyung-Ah 2–11, 3–11, 6–11
Gui Lin 0–3 Seok Ha-Jung 8–11, 5–11, 8–11
Lígia Silva / Gui Lin 0–3 Park Mi-Young / Kim Kyung-Ah 5–11, 5–11, 6–11

3 August 2012
10:00
Singapore   3–1   Poland Duration: 2h 16min
Individual matches
Feng Tianwei 2–3 Li Qian 8–11, 15–13, 11–9, 9–11, 8–11
Wang Yuegu 3–0 Natalia Partyka 11–6, 11–9, 11–6
Li Jiawei / Wang Yuegu 3–0 Katarzyna Grzybowska / Natalia Partyka 11–7, 11–6, 11–9
Feng Tianwei 3–0 Katarzyna Grzybowska 11–8, 11–6, 11–6

3 August 2012
10:00
United States   0–3   Japan Duration: 1h 5min
Individual matches
Ariel Hsing 0–3 Ai Fukuhara 4–11, 7–11, 7–11
Lily Zhang 0–3 Sayaka Hirano 9–11, 5–11, 3–11
Lily Zhang / Erica Wu 0–3 Kasumi Ishikawa / Ai Fukuhara 7–11, 7–11, 3–11

3 August 2012
14:30
Egypt   0–3   Netherlands Duration: 58min
Individual matches
Nadeen El-Dawlatly 0–3 Li Jiao 6–11, 4–11, 4–11
Dina Meshref 0–3 Li Jie 5–11, 5–11, 2–11
Raghad Magdy / Dina Meshref 0–3 Elena Timina / Li Jie 4–11, 7–11, 2–11

3 August 2012
14:30
Hong Kong   3–1   Austria Duration: 2h 6min
Individual matches
Tie Ya Na 3–2 Liu Jia 7–11, 11–7, 4–11, 11–6, 15–13
Jiang Huajun 0–3 Amelie Solja 4–11, 8–11, 11–13
Lee Ho Ching / Tie Ya Na 3–0 Li Qiangbing / Amelie Solja 11–9, 14–12, 11–2
Jiang Huajun 3–0 Li Qiangbing 11–6, 11–8, 11–6

3 August 2012
14:30
Great Britain   0–3   North Korea Duration: 1h 44min
Individual matches
Joanna Parker 1–3 Ri Myong-Sun 8–11, 11–8, 8–11, 4–11
Na Liu 0–3 Kim Jong 8–11, 9–11, 7–11
Kelly Sibley / Joanna Parker 0–3 Ri Mi-Gyong / Kim Jong 2–11, 7–11, 3–11

3 August 2012
14:30
Germany   3–0   Australia Duration: 1h 34min
Individual matches
Irene Ivancan 3–1 Miao Miao 7–11, 15–13, 11–5, 11–8
Wu Jiaduo 3–0 Lay Jian Fang 11–7, 11–7, 11–7
Kristin Silbereisen / Wu Jiaduo 3–1 Vivian Tan / Miao Miao 11–6, 9–11, 12–10, 12–10

QuarterfinalsEdit

4 August 2012
14:30
China   3–0   Netherlands Duration: 1h 42min
Individual matches
Guo Yue 3–0 Li Jiao 11–9, 11–7, 14–12
Ding Ning 3–1 Li Jie 11–8, 11–8, 9–11, 11–7
Li Xiaoxia / Guo Yue 3–0 Elena Timina / Li Jie 11–4, 11–8, 11–9

4 August 2012
14:30
Germany   0–3   Japan Duration: 1h 50min
Individual matches
Wu Jiaduo 2–3 Kasumi Ishikawa 8–11, 11–8, 7–11, 11–6, 11–13
Irene Ivancan 1–3 Ai Fukuhara 11–8, 8–11, 8–11, 7–11
Kristin Silbereisen / Wu Jiaduo 0–3 Sayaka Hirano / Ai Fukuhara 8–11, 5–11, 7–11

4 August 2012
19:00
Hong Kong   0–3   South Korea Duration: 2h 22min
Individual matches
Tie Ya Na 0–3 Dang Ye-Seo 12–14, 9–11, 4–11
Jiang Huajun 2–3 Kim Kyung-Ah 4–11, 11–4, 3–11, 12–10, 10–12
Lee Ho Ching / Tie Ya Na 2–3 Seok Ha-Jung / Dang Ye-Seo 9–11, 6–11, 14–12, 11–9, 9–11

4 August 2012
19:00
Singapore   3–0   North Korea Duration: 1h 43min
Individual matches
Wang Yuegu 3–1 Ri Myong-Sun 11–7, 11–9, 5–11, 11–5
Feng Tianwei 3–1 Kim Jong 9–11, 11–4, 11–9, 11–4
Li Jiawei / Wang Yuegu 3–1 Ri Mi-Gyong / Kim Jong 4–11, 11–7, 11–9, 11–8

SemifinalsEdit

5 August 2012
19:00
Singapore   0–3   Japan Duration: 1h 22min
Individual matches
Feng Tianwei 1–3 Ai Fukuhara 9–11, 6–11, 11–5, 9–11
Wang Yuegu 0–3 Kasumi Ishikawa 5–11, 6–11, 2–11
Li Jiawei / Wang Yuegu 0–3 Sayaka Hirano / Kasumi Ishikawa 3–11, 11–13, 4–11

6 August 2012
10:00
China   3–0   South Korea Duration: 1h 31min
Individual matches
Li Xiaoxia 3–0 Seok Ha-Jung 11–6, 11–6, 12 −10
Ding Ning 3–0 Kim Kyung-Ah 11–8, 11–7, 11–7
Guo Yue / Li Xiaoxia 3–0 Dang Ye-Seo / Seok Ha-Jung 11–6, 11–5, 11–8

Bronze medal matchEdit

7 August 2012
11:00
South Korea   0–3   Singapore Duration: 1h 59min
Individual matches
Kim Kyung-Ah 1–3 Feng Tianwei 9–11, 8–11, 11–4, 11–13
Seok Ha-Jung 1–3 Li Jiawei 5–11, 8–11, 11–6, 8–11
Dang Ye-Seo / Seok Ha-Jung 1–3 Wang Yuegu / Li Jiawei 9–11, 6–11, 11–6, 5–11

Gold medal matchEdit

7 August 2012
15:30
China   3–0   Japan Duration: 1h 32min
Individual matches
Li Xiaoxia 3–1 Ai Fukuhara 11–6, 9–11, 11–2, 11–5
Ding Ning 3–0 Kasumi Ishikawa 11–4, 12–10, 11–4
Guo Yue / Li Xiaoxia 3–1 Sayaka Hirano / Kasumi Ishikawa 11–6, 11–3, 9–11, 11–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "Table tennis competition schedule" (PDF). ITTF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
  3. ^ "2012 Olympic Games Women's Team Seeding List" (PDF). ITTF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 July 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
  4. ^ "ITTF World Ranking". ITTF. 4 July 2012. Archived from the original on 1 August 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  5. ^ "Competition Format and Specific Regulations" (PDF). ITTF. 24 June 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.

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