Wang Liqin

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Wang Liqin (simplified Chinese: 王励勤; traditional Chinese: 王勵勤; pinyin: Wáng Lìqín; born June 18, 1978, Shanghai) is a retired Mainland Chinese table tennis player. As of January 2014, he is ranked 12th in the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). He began playing at the age of 6 and was picked for the Chinese men's national squad in 1993 when he was only 15 years old. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wang Liqin has received more than 162,182 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Wang Liqin is the 19th most popular table tennis player (down from 16th in 2019), the 901st most popular biography from China (down from 798th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Table Tennis Player.

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Among table tennis players, Wang Liqin ranks 19 out of 79Before him are Mikael Appelgren, Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Zoran Primorac, Stellan Bengtsson, Ma Long, and Ma Lin. After him are Kjell Johansson, Wang Hao, Hyun Jung-hwa, Jean-Philippe Gatien, Zhang Jike, and Kalinikos Kreanga.

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Among people born in 1978, Wang Liqin ranks 191Before him are Sarit Hadad, Tommy Haas, Paola Núñez, Jonathan Zebina, Sverrir Gudnason, and Tia Hellebaut. After him are Danijel Ljuboja, Justin Wilson, Albert Luque, Marta Etura, Judith Barsi, and AJ McLean.

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Among people born in China, Wang Liqin ranks 901 out of 1,392Before him are Yuja Wang (1987), Zheng Junli (1911), Yang Mi (1986), Cui Jian (1961), Eric Yuan (1970), and Ma Lin (1980). After him are Jin Xing (1967), Su Tong (1963), Johnny Chan (1957), Guo Jinlong (1947), Lay Zhang (1991), and He Pingping (1988).


Among table tennis players born in China, Wang Liqin ranks 4Before him are Zhuang Zedong (1940), Ma Long (1988), and Ma Lin (1980). After him are 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).