2015 African Games: Congo Brazzaville Dominates Nigeria, Egypt In Doubles Event Of Table Tennis

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Armed with their Chinese imports, host Congo Brazzaville dominated Nigeria and Egypt to sweep medals in the doubles events of table tennis at the 2015 African Games holding in Brazzaville.
Having won the mixed doubles with the duo Wang Jinan and Yuheng Li and on Wednesday, the host nation showed their stuff in the men and women doubles.
From the one gold medal in the mixed, Congo Brazzaville has increased its gold medal haul to three after claiming the men and women doubles events.
Han Xing and Li defeated Egypt’s duo of Dina Meshref and Nadeen El-Dawlatly 3-2 while the pair of Hu Bin and Wang Jinan defeated their Congolese compatriots, Saheed Idowu and Saka Suraju 3-1 to claim gold for the home team.
An elated Li said: “I am so happy and I am sure I can sleep very well tonight. Having played against top teams from the quarterfinal stage to the final was not that easy. It was a very difficult match and I am happy that I am picking my second gold medals at the African Games. I am now relaxed to play in the singles as I am not familiar with some of the top players in this competition.”
Also, Han Xing said: “I had many problems playing well in the team event because I was a bit nervous. But in the doubles, my partner really gave me confidence while our coach was always urging us to go on. This really helped us and I am now gaining my confidence and I hope I can replicate it in the singles. I am looking forward to becoming the new champion of the African Games.”
From the five events already concluded, Congo Brazzaville won three gold medals while Nigeria and Egypt have one gold medal each.

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