Liu Guoliang

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 4
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameLiu•Guoliang
Used nameLiu•Guoliang
Name orderOriental
Original name劉•國梁
Born10 January 1976 in Fengqiu, Henan (CHN)
Measurements168 cm / 60 kg
NOC People's Republic of China

Biography

One of the successful Chinese players of the 1990s, Liu Guoliang has won all of the major titles. He has won world titles in singles (1999), doubles (1997, 1999), mixed doubles (1997) and team (1995, 1997, 2001). In 1996, he won both the singles and the doubles (with Kong Linghui at the Atlanta Olympics, winning a bronze (singles) and a silver (doubles) four years later. In 1996, he also became winner of the ITTF Table Tennis World Cup. Retiring after the 2001 World Championships, he was named head coach of the Chinese men’s national team.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Table Tennis CHN Liu Guoliang
Singles, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Kong Linghui 1 Gold
2000 Summer Olympics Table Tennis CHN Liu Guoliang
Singles, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Kong Linghui 2 Silver

Special Notes