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 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 150,541 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Wang Liqin is the 16th most popular table tennis player (down from 9th in 2019), the 799th most popular biography from China (down from 682nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Chinese Table Tennis Player.

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Among table tennis players, Wang Liqin ranks 16 out of 78Before him are Timo Boll, Jean-Michel Saive, Stellan Bengtsson, Mikael Appelgren, Vladimir Samsonov, and Kjell Johansson. After him are Zoran Primorac, Ma Lin, Wang Hao, Jean-Philippe Gatien, Kong Linghui, and Ma Long.

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Among people born in 1978, Wang Liqin ranks 172Before him are Bajrakitiyabha, Silvia Navarro, Albert Luque, Amanda Schull, Emile Heskey, and Michaela Conlin. After him are Alesha Dixon, Zoë Bell, Jonathan Zebina, Bob Bryan, Eddie Cahill, and Ringo Sheena.

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In China

Among people born in China, Wang Liqin ranks 799 out of 1,186Before him are Liu Chao-shiuan (1943), Liu Xiang (1983), Ling Jihua (1956), Liu Gang (1961), Liu Xia (1961), and Ha Jin (1956). After him are Ma Lin (1980), Jia Xiuquan (1963), Angelababy (1989), Yang Mi (1986), Meng Wanzhou (1972), and Vivian Wu (1966).


Among table tennis players born in China, Wang Liqin ranks 2Before him are Zhuang Zedong (1940). After him are Ma Lin (1980), Wang Hao (1983), Kong Linghui (1975), Ma Long (1988), Zhang Jike (1988), Zhang Yining (1981), Deng Yaping (1973), Wang Nan (1978), Jiao Zhimin (1963), and Chen Longcan (1965).