Olympics Table Tennis Gold Medal: Fan Zhendong vs Ma Long Live Result Updates
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9:44 AM2 months ago

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9:39 AM2 months ago

Podium

🥇 Ma Long (China)

🥈Fan Zhendong (China)

🥉Dimitrij Ovtcharov (Germany)

9:35 AM2 months ago

MA LONG IS GOLD

Fat Dragon is gold in 2020.  Ma Long climbs the highest podium for the fourth time: 

- London 2012: team gold

- Rio 2016: team and individual gold

- Tokyo 2020: gold by individual

9:30 AM2 months ago

2-4

Ma Long ends sixth set at 7-11
9:22 AM2 months ago

2-4

Ma Long keeps the lead on the scoreboard
9:17 AM2 months ago

3-2

Fifth set with extensive dominance by Fan Zhendong: 11-3
9:15 AM2 months ago

7-2

Zhendong opens four points
9:12 AM2 months ago

2-0

Zhendong scores two points in less than a minute
9:11 AM2 months ago

3-1

Long closes another set with a partial 11-9
9:10 AM2 months ago

9-10

Long even opened up a four-point gap. Zhendong is sharp to get closer: 9-10
9:03 AM2 months ago

2-3

Long starts fourth set strong, but Zhendong narrows the gap 2-3 in two minutes
9:02 AM2 months ago

2-1

Ma Long opens advantage over opponent in the third set: 2-1
9:00 AM2 months ago

8-11

Zhendong narrows the gap to 8-11
8:59 AM2 months ago

4-10

Ma Log makes no mistakes, can make point lead 4-10
8:57 AM2 months ago

Everything the same

Zhendong manages to keep pace on the serve and closes the set with 12 minutes left: 12-10
8:46 AM2 months ago

12-10

Zhendong improves in the second half and gets ahead of the scoreboard. The youngster opens 12-10
8:45 AM2 months ago

4-11

Zhendong tried to react, but Ma Lang closes the first set 4-11
8:30 AM2 months ago

Good advantage

Within three minutes of the first game, Ma Long made it 0-6. Three points came from serve
8:26 AM2 months ago

Germany with bronze

The third place on the podium was decided early. German Dimitrij Ovtcharov beat Lin Yun-ju, 4-3, with scores of 13-11, 9-11, 6-11, 4-11, 11-4, 15-13, 11-7
7:58 AM2 months ago

Refereeing

Irina Semizorova (Rússia), Satoko Sueyoshi  (Japão)
7:53 AM2 months ago

Last Meeting

In 2020, in the Table Tennis World Cup, Fan Zhendong won the third title against Ma Long. by 4-3 (3-11, 11-8, 11-3, 11-6, 7-11, 7-11, 11-9)
7:49 AM2 months ago

It's worth a medal!

New generation against established athlete. Fan Zhendong, world number one, faces the experienced Ma Long, who has already won medals in the Olympic Games
4:17 AM2 months ago

When is Fan Zhendong vs Ma Long game and how to follow LIVE?

Championship: Tokyo Olympics
Venue: Metropolitan Gymnasium
Time: 8am ET
Where to watch: SporTV 4, NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports App, NBCSN
Real time: VAVEL USA
4:12 AM2 months ago

Ma's Arrival

#2 Ma Long beat seed #7 Dimitrij Ovtcharov by 13-11, 11-8, 9-11, 9-11, 11-7, 5-11, 11-9. The match lasted one hour and 25 minutes
 
4:07 AM2 months ago

Ma Long, the experienced

Experienced, 32-year-old Ma Long is ranked number two in the ITTF world ranking. Known as Fat Dragon, he has great quality in the serve, and has won three gold medals: London 2012 (teams) and two in Rio 2016 (teams and individual). 
4:02 AM2 months ago

Fan Arrival

#1 Fan Zhendong defeated #5 seed Lin Yun Ju (6-11, 11-9, 14-12, 13-15, 11-9, 9-11, 11-8) in a marathon that lasted an hour and a quarter. 
3:57 AM2 months ago

Who is Fan Zhendong?

Fan Zhendong, 24, is ranked number one in the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) world rankings. With a defensive style, he seeks to attack in the mode (racket from the bottom up and make the ball fall quickly).
3:52 AM2 months ago

Rules

Mandatory, the ball must bounce on the server's table and then on the opponent's table. Points are lost on the following criteria:
- Touching the table
- Passing the ball directly to the opponent's side, without it touching the table
- Sending the ball into the net
- Speaking or shouting during the game
- Playing the ball too high or too low when serving
3:47 AM2 months ago

Table Tennis

Table tennis, or the famous ping-pong, was created in the United Kingdom. The sport is considered to be the fastest ball sport in the world.  
3:42 AM2 months ago

Medal in local match

Fan Zhendong vs Ma Long live face off this Friday (30) at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium at 8am ET for the Olympic Games. The confrontation is valid for the final of the competition.
3:37 AM2 months ago

Welcome to VAVEL.com’s coverage of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 match:Fan Zhendong vs Ma Long Live Updates!

My name is Izabelle França and I’ll be your host for this game. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, score updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL USA
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