Wang Chen (table tennis player)

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Wang Chen born 17 January 1974) is a female table tennis player from the United States of America.

Born in Shanghai, China she moved to America in 2000 and currently resides in New York City. It was in New York City that she met her landlord (Jerry Wartski) who began to sponsor her in tournaments.

She competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics, reaching the quarterfinals of the singles competition. She also competed in the team competition, where they reached the play-off round for the bronze medal.

She announced her retirement on 8-21-2008. [http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-08/21/content_9578425.htm]

References

* [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/BIO/Athlete/0/222110.shtml 2008 Olympic profile]
* [http://tabletennis.teamusa.org/athlete/athlete/1820 Official Biography on the US Table Tennis Website]
* [http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/08/15/SPE212B72F.DTL&type=sports Story from the San Francisco Chronicle]


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