Liu Juan, 3 others round out U.S. Olympic table tennis teams
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Liu Juan qualified for the Olympics in table tennis Sunday along with three other U.S. athletes.
Liu, a former member of the Chinese national team, finished first in the women’s competition at the U.S. Olympic trials. Huijing Wang, who finished second, also qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, and Lily Zhang qualified previously based on ITTF world rankings.
On the men’s side, Nikhil Kumar finished first, and Zhou Xin nabbed the second remaining Olympic qualifying spot. They joined Kanak Jha, who qualified previously.
Liu became a U.S. citizen in 2016 and is now a table tennis coach in New York.