Table tennis Olympic champion announces retirement
Li Xiaoxia, the table tennis Olympic champion from China, on 3 January 2017 announced her retirement from the table tennis game. Li Xiaoxia announced her retirement through social media.
Li Xiaoxia helped China win the team gold medal at the Rio Olympic 2016 Games. In the tournament, she also finished as the runner-up in the singles event.
Li Xiaoxia : She is the 8th table tennis Grand Slam winner in history with singles crowns from the 2008 World Cup in Kuala Lumpur, 2012 Olympics in London.
She also won the 2013 world championships in Paris and also has several doubles and teams world titles to her name.