Chinanews client, Beijing, July 26. On the evening of the 26th Beijing time, the Tokyo Olympic Games decided the first gold in table tennis.
In the mixed doubles final, the Chinese combination Xu Xin/Liu Shiwen lost 3:4 to the Japanese combination Mizutani/Ito Mima and won the silver medal.
The Chinese team is in the game.
In the game, the Chinese combination took the initiative in the first game and took the lead with 11:5.
In the second game, they won again by 11:7.
But in the third, fourth, and fifth rounds, the Japanese team launched a strong counterattack, winning three rounds in a row.
In the crucial sixth game, both players faced great pressure. In the end, Xu Xin/Liu Shiwen withstood the pressure and tied the score at 3:3.
In the deciding game, the Japanese team took the initiative at the beginning, and finally won the deciding game 11:6 and won the championship with a total score of 4:3.
As the absolute hegemon of the world table tennis, the Chinese table tennis team has won 28 gold medals in the past eight Olympics and has achieved the feat of winning all gold medals in the past three Olympics.
At the Tokyo Olympics, the mixed doubles event of table tennis became an Olympic event for the first time.
In theory, the Chinese team had a chance to win five gold medals in this Olympics.
Since their partners in mixed doubles, Xu Xin/Liu Shiwen have swept all major stadiums and won the World Table Tennis Championships and the year-end finals. However, they have also experienced an upset loss to the Hong Kong group Huang Zhenting/Du Kaiqin.
In the Tokyo Olympics, except for the slow heat in the first game, the road to promotion was relatively smooth.
But in the final, they faced the host combination, but they were the first to win the two games and suffered a reversal and missed the gold medal.
The Tokyo Olympics table tennis competition is not over yet, the Chinese table tennis team come on!