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Deng Yaping (1973–)

Chinese table tennis player. Born Feb 5, 1973, in Henan Province, China; dau. of a table tennis coach.

By age 15, played at a national level; at Barcelona Olympics, upset top-seeded players to win gold medals in singles and doubles—the 1st double-gold winner in that event in Olympic history (1992); won singles World championships (1991, 1995, 1997); at Atlanta Olympics, won singles and, with partner Qiao Hong, doubles as well (1996).

Deng Yaping (1973–)

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