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Wang Hao Officially Retired From The National Team

Wang Hao Officially Retired From The National Team
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Wang Hao is an important personality of the Chinese National Team. For more than a decade, he devoted his life for the sport and his team. But now, the time has come for his journey in the National Team to end. Wang Hao has officially left the family he has been with for 16 years and he is deeply saddened with it. 

Sohu Sports. Wang Hao has made his contribution into the men's table tennis and with all his achievements, it is time for him to move on to a new phase in his life. 

Yesterday, we reported the head coach, Liu Guoliang revealing that Wang Hao's retirement is coming soon. Well, apparently, it came to soon that also yesterday, Wang Hao announced his retirement from the National Team. 

"I feel a lot of sadness as I leave the National Team. At the same time, I also feel a stronger affection towards the team." Wang Hao said. 

Wang Hao has been in the Chinese National Team for more than a decade. He has been a part of three Olympic cycles. Although the Olympic Singles title has been his athletic Waterloo, Wang Hao is considered as one of the important names in men's table tennis. 

Wang Hao retires with 18 world titles. 

"I have been together with everyone (in the first team) for 14 years. Everyone, from the leaders to the coaches, teammates, staff, without exception, has helped me. So before I say goodbye to my career in the National Team, I look back to the path I made for so many years. I want to talk about the truth with the coaches and teammates. I want to take this as an opportunity to thank all the people who supported and helped me." Wang Hao said. 

Photo source: Sina Sports 

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