Woman team wins at the World Deaf Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo

May 1, 2012

At the World Deaf Table Tennis Championships which is currently held in the National Olympic Memorial Youth Center of Tokyo, the Japanese woman team won a complete victory against a formidable rival China by 3-2, placed at the world's No.1.

Sato Riho, a Tokyo Fuji University senior who got two points that led to the victory, said, "It had been hard to defeat China, so I have had a strong will to win for this game."

Head Coach Sato Shinji, who is also her father, praised good fight of the woman team saying, "They fought hard without even collapsing mentally."


Japanese original article:
http://www.nikkansports.com/sports/news/f-sp-tp0-20120501-943535.html

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