Commonwealth Games: Singapore’s Gao Ning wins singles gold in table tennis

Commonwealth Games: Singapore’s Gao Ning wins singles gold in table tennis

Gao Ning Commonwealth Games
Gao Ning clinched his second table tennis gold for Singapore at the men's singles event on Sunday (Apr 15) morning. (Photo: Sport Singapore)

GOLD COAST: Singapore’s Gao Ning defeated Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna to win gold in the men’s singles table tennis event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Sunday (Apr 15).

Gao, 35, a singles gold medallist at the 2014 Games in Glasgow, won 11-7, 11-8, 5-11, 3-11, 11-9, 11-5 against the 29-year-old Nigerian.

Earlier on Sunday, Gao and compatriot Yu Mengyu took gold in the mixed doubles.

Gao Ning's gold was Singapore's fifth at the Games and the third from table tennis, with the pairing of Yu Mengyu and Feng Tianwei also taking gold in the women's doubles

The other two gold medals were won by shooter Martina Veloso

Team Singapore also had two silver and two bronze medals. 

Source: CNA/hs

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