OLYMPICS / Team China

51-year-old Chinese to compete in her 6th Paralympics

Updated: 2008-08-29 14:21


NANNING, South China-- Fifty-one-year-old Zhang Xiaoling will make a record sixth appearance at the Paralympic Games next month in Beijing.

The oldest among Chinese Paralympic athletes, Zhang will enter the women's table tennis TT8-category event.

Zhang, a native of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, made her debut at the Paralympic Games in 1988 and has won all the gold medals in both table tennis TT8-category individual event and TT8-TT10 group competitions since 1988.


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