China claims 5th straight women's title at table tennis team worlds

Xinhua | Updated: 2022-10-09 07:47
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Chen Meng of China hits a return during the women's teams final match at the 2022 ITTF World Team Table Tennis Championships Finals in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province, Oct 8, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua]

CHENGDU, China - China won its fifth consecutive women's teams title after sweeping Japan 3-0 at the World Team Table Tennis Championships here on Saturday.

It was also a record-extending 22nd time for China to have lifted the Corbillon Cup in history.

In the two sides' fourth straight head-to-head in the final dating back to 2014, China enjoyed a wire-to-wire victory, as Olympic champion Chen Meng put the hosts ahead with an 11-6, 11-8, 11-8 win over Miyuu Kihara.

Reigning world champion Wang Manyu doubled China's lead after getting past Japanese ace Mima Ito 11-9, 9-11, 12-10, 11-5.

World No 1 Sun Yingsha closed out China's title defense with an 11-7, 11-7, 11-8 victory over Miyu Nagasaki.

Germany and Chinese Taipei finished third in the event in Chengdu.

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