Gao Jun (1969–)

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Gao Jun (1969–)

Chinese table-tennis player. Born Jan 25, 1969, in Hebei, China; moved to Gaithersburg, Maryland.

At Barcelona Olympics, won a silver medal in doubles (1992); because she married an American and moved to US, had to sit out international competition for 5 years when China objected to change of nationality; was US Open single's champion (1994) and US national champion for singles, doubles and mixed doubles (1996–98).