Li of China wins women’s singles table tennis gold



LONDON (AP) — Li Xiaoxia of China won the women’s Olympic singles table tennis gold medal on Wednesday.

Li defeated Ding Ning in an all-China final. Feng Tianwei of Singapore defeated Kasumi Ishikawa of Japan for the bronze.

China has won every women’s singles gold medal in table tennis since the game was introduced at the Olympics in 1988. It has won 21 of 25 gold medals in the sport and is expected to sweep four gold medals in London in singles and team play.