Chen Meng

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Chen at the Qatar Open 2012

Chen Meng (simplified Chinese: 陈梦; traditional Chinese: 陳夢 born 15 January 1994 in Qingdao[1]) is a female Chinese table tennis player.

Career[change | change source]

In her youth she had a lot of success: 2007 and 2008 she became Asianchampion in the singles and with the team. At the participations by the Asianchampionships 2008, 2009 and 2011 she took seven medals. 2010 Chen took part in the Australian Open, where she beat Kasumi Ishikawa and than lost to Zhu Yuling. In the U21-competion Chen reached the semifinals. 2012 at the Qatar Open she won her first goldmedal by the adults, at the Kuwait Open gold in the doubles. At the World Tour Grand Finals she beat in the quarterfinals Ai Fukuhara, the semifinal she lost 3:4 against Ding Ning.

Her first World Championships she played in 2013, where she in the round of 16 lost to Li Xiaoxia,[2] but won bronze in the doubles. At the Asianchampionships Chen won bronze in the singles and in the mixed category, in the team event she won gold, and in the doubles, too. 2014 Chen became World Champion with the team[1] and wo gold at the Asian Games in the singles category. In the doubles she won gold, too. At the World Championships 2015 she only took part in the mixed category, where she lost in the round of 32. At the Grand Finals she came to the final, where she lost for her second time against Ding Ning.

At the World Championships 2016 she won gold with the team[3] and became vice-asianchampion in the singles. The year 2017 began good for Chen Meng, at the Qatar Open she won gold in the singles and doubles. At the Asianchampionships she became vice-asianchampion, in the final she lost to Miu Hirano. In the doubles she won silver together with Zhu Yuling. At the Grand Finals she won gold in the singles and doubles. Therefore she became for the first time number one.

Results from the ITTF-databank[change | change source]

Assciation Year Competition Country City Singles Doubles Mixed Team
CHN 2007 Asianchampionships PRK Pyongyang Gold Gold
CHN 2008 Asianchampionships IND Lucknow Gold Gold
CHN 2009 Youth-Worldchampionships COL Cartagena de Indias Bronze Gold Bronze Gold
CHN 2010 Austrian Open AUT Wels last 32 Qualifikation
CHN 2011 Youth-Worldchampionships BRN Manama Gold Gold Gold Gold
CHN 2012 Pro Tour Grand Finals CHN Hangzhou Bronze
CHN 2013 Asianchampionships KOR Busan Bronze Gold Bronze Gold
CHN 2013 World Championships FRA Paris last 16 Bronze
CHN 2014 World Championships JPN Tokio Gold
CHN 2015 Asianchampionships THA Pattaya Silver Bronze Gold Gold
CHN 2016 World Championships MAL Kuala Lumpur Gold
CHN 2015 World Championships CHN Tianjin last 32
CHN 2017 World Championships GER Düsseldorf Quartefinals Silver
CHN 2017 Asianchampionships CHN Guangzhou Silver Gold
CHN 2018 Asian Cup JPN Yokohama Silver

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Chen Meng". (in German). Retrieved 2018-04-13.
  2. "WM 2013 in Paris". (in German). Retrieved 2018-04-13.
  3. "WM 2016 in Kuala Lumpur". (in German). Retrieved 2018-04-13.