China News Service, Busan, South Korea, February 25 (Reporter Liu Xu) On the evening of the 24th, in the women's team final of the 2024 ITTF Busan World Table Tennis Team Championship, the Chinese team defeated the Japanese team 3:2 and achieved the goal of the World Table Tennis Championships. The project has won six consecutive championships. This is also the 23rd time that the Chinese women's team has won the Corbyn Cup.

  In this game, the Chinese team Sun Yingsha, Chen Meng, and Wang Yidi appeared successively to face the Japanese team Miwa Harimoto, Hina Hayata, and Miu Hirano.

On the evening of February 24th local time, the champion Chinese team took a group photo at the award ceremony.

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  Sun Yingsha took the lead against Miwa Harimoto and won the first set by winning three consecutive games 11:5, 11:8, and 11:4.

  In the second set, Chen Meng played against Hina Hayata.

Chen Meng won the first game 11:6, and then Hina Hayada won three consecutive games to help the Japanese team equalize the set.

On the evening of February 24th local time, Chinese team player Chen Meng (right) celebrated scoring in the second set.

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  In the third set, Wang Yidi played against Miu Hirano.

Wang Yidi made consecutive mistakes in key points and lost to Miu Hirano 0:3. The Japanese team overtook the set to 2:1.

  The Chinese team had no room for error in the fourth set.

Sun Yingsha played against Hina Hayata, and her forehand continued to work hard, helping the Chinese team to even the set point to 2:2 with 3:0.

On the evening of February 24th local time, Chinese team player Sun Yingsha was in the fourth set.

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  In the final set, Chen Meng faced 15-year-old Miwa Harimoto.

In the first game, Chen Meng lost at 4:11.

After that, she repeatedly scored key points through changes in serving, took the initiative on the court, and won two consecutive games with 11:7 and 11:8 to reverse the situation.

In the fourth game, Chen Meng fought to 11:7 to seal the victory, helping the Chinese team successfully defend the title.

  The day of the competition coincided with the Lantern Festival.

Ma Lin, the head coach of the Chinese women's team, said after the game, "In this festival, playing such an ups and downs game, I believe my teammates and I will still be filled with excitement when we recall this game many years from now."

  Ma Lin said that the game that day was indeed very thrilling, but also very exciting.

"The results are very satisfying, and the process needs to be summarized." "The problems we discovered in this game are good things for the team and the individual players."

  After the game, the Chinese fans at the scene shouted "Happy Lantern Festival" to the Chinese team players in unison and sang the song "Flowing Red Flag".

Chinese Ambassador to South Korea Xing Haiming also came to watch the game. In an exclusive interview with a reporter from China News Service, he said, "Today the Chinese women's team worked hard and won the championship. I am happy for them." "Today is the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first lunar month. Their This championship is also a (holiday) gift to the people across the country. I wish the Chinese men’s table tennis team can also achieve good results in the finals tomorrow.”

  According to the schedule, the national table tennis men's team will compete with the French team for the championship in the men's team finals on the 25th. The team will strive for the 11th consecutive championship.