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Ma Lin

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Ma Lin (simplified Chinese: 马琳; traditional Chinese: 馬琳; pinyin: Mǎ Lín; born February 19, 1980) is a retired Chinese table tennis player. He learned to play table tennis at the age of five and became a member of the provincial team in 1990. In 1994, he joined the Chinese national team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ma Lin has received more than 14,876 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Ma Lin is the 18th most popular table tennis player, the 900th most popular biography from China (down from 799th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Chinese Table Tennis Player.

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Among table tennis players, Ma Lin ranks 18 out of 79Before him are Jean-Michel Saive, Mikael Appelgren, Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Zoran Primorac, Stellan Bengtsson, and Ma Long. After him are Wang Liqin, Kjell Johansson, Wang Hao, Hyun Jung-hwa, Jean-Philippe Gatien, and Zhang Jike.

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Among people born in 1980, Ma Lin ranks 161Before him are Alan Smith, Asaf Avidan, Oleguer Presas, Rodrigo Taddei, Lee Eun-ju, and Edison Chen. After him are Wilmer Valderrama, Asashōryū Akinori, Jenna Dewan, Zheng Zhi, Margarita Levieva, and April Bowlby.

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In China

Among people born in China, Ma Lin ranks 900 out of 1,392Before him are Simu Liu (1989), Yuja Wang (1987), Zheng Junli (1911), Yang Mi (1986), Cui Jian (1961), and Eric Yuan (1970). After him are Wang Liqin (1978), Jin Xing (1967), Su Tong (1963), Johnny Chan (1957), Guo Jinlong (1947), and Lay Zhang (1991).


Among table tennis players born in China, Ma Lin ranks 3Before him are Zhuang Zedong (1940) and Ma Long (1988). After him are Wang Liqin (1978), Wang Hao (1983), Zhang Jike (1988), Deng Yaping (1973), Kong Linghui (1975), Fan Zhendong (1997), Wang Nan (1978), Zhang Yining (1981), and Xu Xin (1990).