Ding Ning of China celebrates scoring during the table tennis women's team gold medal match between China and Japan at London 2012 Olympic Games, London, Britain, Aug. 7, 2012. China won the match and claimed the gold medal of the event. (Xinhua/Wang Qingqin)
LONDON -- China clinched the women's Olympic team table tennis gold medal here Tuesday, after fighting off a strong challenge from Japan to win the final 3-0.
It was the 23rd gold medal that China won at the Olympic table tennis competition since the sport was introduced at the 1988 Seoul Games. Full story