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At the Rio Olympics, Chinese-born table tennis athletes play for 21 of 56 countries (and China, too)

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
hina has won 27 of the 31 gold medals awarded since table tennis became an Olympic sport in 1988, and the diaspora of Chinese athletes has reshaped the game, raising questions along the way about national allegiances.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.