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Sport Table Tennis
CGA Singapore   
Gender Men
Born 11 Oct 1982 in Hebei, CHN
Height1.79 m
Weight 85 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Singapore
Occupation Athlete
Languages Mandarin
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up table tennis at age seven in Shijiazhuang, People's Republic of China.
Club / Team Safra: Singapore
Name of coach Liu Jiayi [national], GBR
Handedness Left
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Winning doubles gold with his partner Yang Zi at the 2012 Asian Championship in Macau, China. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career His parents. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2016)
Injuries He suffered an injury to his right shoulder in 2015. (todayonline.com, 24 Apr 2015; Athlete, 03 Aug 2016)

He suffered an injury to his left knee during his career. (Athlete, 03 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Take one step at a time." (ittf.com, 15 Jun 2010)
Awards and honours He was given the 2013 and 2014 Singapore Table Tennis Association's Special Award of the Year. (stta.org.sg, 24 Jun 2011)

In 2012 he was named Singapore Table Tennis Association's 100 Plus Best Sportsman of the Year. (stta.org.sg, 24 Jun 2011)

In 2008 he was named Singapore Sports Awards Sportsman of the Year. (stta.org.sg, 24 Jun 2011)