Tomi Okawa

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Tomie Okawa
Full nameOKADA-OKAWA Tomi
NationalityFlag of Japan.svg  Japan
Born (1932-02-26) 26 February 1932 (age 88) [1]

Tomi Okawa (born 26 February 1932) is a former female international table tennis player from Japan.

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Career

From 1953 to 1961 Okawa won five medals in singles, doubles, and team events in the World Table Tennis Championships. [2] The five World Championship medals [3] [4] included three gold medals in the singles at the 1956 World Table Tennis Championships and two in the team event at the 1957 World Table Tennis Championships and 1961 World Table Tennis Championships. [5] [6] Okawa also won an English Open title.

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References

  1. Biography of Tomi Okawa (in Japanese)
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-17. Retrieved 2011-06-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Table Tennis World Championship medal winners". Sports123.
  4. "Profile". Table Tennis Guide.
  5. Montague, Trevor (2004). A-Z of Sport, pages 699-700. The Bath Press. ISBN   0-316-72645-1.
  6. Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results, pages 309-312 . Guinness Superlatives. ISBN   0-85112-492-5.