Sporting Digest: Table Tennis

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP (Gothenburg, Swe) Team event first round (selected): Men (Group A): South Korea bt England 3-0 (M Syed lost to Yoo Nam Kyu 21-17 19-21 21-11; A Cooke lost to Kim Taek Soo 21-19 21-19; C Prean lost to Lee Chul Seung 21-17 21-18). (Group F): Scotland bt Argentina 3-1. (Group R): Ireland bt Malta 3-0. Women (Group B): England bt Finland 3-0 (L Lomas bt A Komulainen 21-12 21-11; A Holt bt S Suomalainen 17-21 21-19 21-14; Lomas and Holt bt J Kaimio and Suomalainen 21-14 21-11); Russia bt England 3-1 (Holt lost to G Melnik 21-15 21-15; Lomas bt I Palina 21-19 21-12; Lomas lost to Melnik 21-16

21-16; Lomas and F Mommessin lost to Melnik and E Timina 21-19 21-17). (Group D): Israel bt Ireland 3-0. (Group H): Scotland bt Uganda 3-0; Indonesia bt Wales 3-0.

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