Sporting Digest: Table Tennis

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS (Gothenburg, Swe) Selected results: Men's singles, second round: Kim Myong Jun (N Kor) bt Chen Xinhua (Eng) 21-17 21-19 21-13; Kim Song Hui (N Kor) bt A Cooke (Eng) 21-12. Third round: J-O Waldner (Swe) bt F Sonnet (Bel) 21-13 21-12 21-19; D Mazunov (Rus) bt Kim Myong Jun (N Kor) 23-21 21-11 24-22; J Huang (Can) bt S Fetzner (Ger) 21-16 21-14 20-22 23-21; Kim Taek-soo (S Kor) bt K Saito (Japan) 21-17 21-7 21-10; J-M Saive (Bel) bt P Franz (Germany) 21-7 21-11 21-19; A Grubba (Pol) bt T Keen (Neth) 21-10 21-17 21-10; Li Gun- sang (N Kor) bt J Truksa (Slovak) 21-15 21-16 21-9; Ma Wenge (Ch) bt E Lindh (Swe) 21-19 21-10 21-13; Wang Yonggang (Ch) bt P Skierski (Pol) 21-15 22-20 21-18; Z Primorac (Croa) bt Kang Hee-chan (S Kor) 21-14 27-25 13-21 21-15; J Rosskopf (Ger) bt Lo Chuen Tsung (HK) 21-19 21-15 21-12; Wang Tao (Ch) bt H Shibutani (Japan) 23-21 21-19 21-7; V Samsonov (Bela) bt P Haldan (Neth) 21-18 16-21 21-17 16-21 21-10; P Saive (Bel) bt Choi Gyong Sop (N Kor) 21-10 21-16 13-21 21-18; A Podpinka (Bel) bt R Vimi (Slovak) 12-21 21-15 21-17 21-19; J-P Gatien (Fr) bt Kim Song Hui (N Kor) 21-16 21-16 17-21 17-21 21-16.

Men's doubles, quarter-finals: Wang Tao and Lu Lin (Ch) bt J Persson and E Lindh (Swe) 14-21 21-13 21-15 21-10; Yoo Nam-kyo and Kim Taek- soo (S Kor) bt J-O Waldner and M Appelgren (Swe) 21-16 17-21 21-13 15-21 21-15; Liu Guoliang and Lin Zhigang (Ch) bt Kim Myong Jun and Choi Gyong Sop (N Korea) 21-12 21-8 21-15; Ma Wenge and Zhang Lei (Ch) bt Kang Hee-chan and Lee Chul-seung (S Kor) 21-15 21-9 15-21 21-19.

Women's singles, third round: Wu Na (Ch) bt M Svensson (Swe) 18-21 21-18 21-8 21-18; Li Bun Hui (N Kor) bt L Lomas (Eng) 19-21 21-15 21-18 21-15. Fourth round: O Badescu (Rom) bt Jing Jun Hong (Sing) 21-17 22-20 19-21 13-21 21-19; Li Bun Hui (N Kor) bt Wu Na (Ch) 21-16 21-19 21-11; Chen Zihe (Ch) bt Chire Koyama (Japan) 22-20 13-21 21-10 21-13; Hyun Jung-hwa (S Kor) bt Tang Weiyi (Ch) 21-12 21-18 25-23; Gao Jun (Ch) bt T Kostromina (Bela) 21-12 21-19 21-17; N Struse (Ger) bt Yu Sun Bok (N Kor) 21-15 21-12 21-13; Zheng Yuan (Ch) bt Chai Po Wa (HK) 21-16 18-21 21-11 21-10; Chen Jing (Tai) bt Jie Schopp (Ger) 19-21 21-12 21-18 21-19.

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