China win women's TT team World Cup

The Chinese women's table tennis team won the gold medal in the Team World Cup, defeating North Korea 3-0 in the final Sunday.

IANS| Updated: Jan 11, 2015, 22:52 PM IST
China win women's TT team World Cup

Dubai: The Chinese women's table tennis team won the gold medal in the Team World Cup, defeating North Korea 3-0 in the final Sunday.

Zhu Yuling, Liu Shiwen and Ding Ning all won their games. Liu beat Ri Mi Gyong 3-2, while Zhu defeated Ri Myong Sun 3-2. Ding paired up with Liu to crush Ri Mi Gyong/Kim Hye Song 3-0, reports Xinhua.

With the victory, the Chinese team took home $50,000 prize money while North Korea as the runners-up won $25,000.

Twelve women's teams and as many men's teams participated in the tournament.