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Xu Xin And Liu Shiwen Are The 2016 Asian Cup's Champions

Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen are the 2016 Asian Cup's champions
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Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen claimed the title at the 2016 Asian Cup. The pendholder was crowned champion after beating Zhang Jike in a close match. Liu Shiwen also emerged successfully over the Olympic champion Li Xiaoxia. 


Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen emerged champions at the 2016 Asian Cup after defeating the Olympic champions. Xu Xin booked a place in the final match yesterday as he stood victorious over Gao Ning by 8-11, 11-7, 11-2, 11-4 and 11-1 in semifinals. 

Today he shone in the final against Zhang Jike. Xu Xin overcame the Olympic champion by 4-11, 11-7, 11-6, 11-8, 6-11 and 11-6. 

In the women's event Liu Shiwen also posted a victory over an Olympic champion. Liu defeated Li Xiaoxia by 11-8, 11-9, 9-11, 14-12 and 11-3. 

Highlights - Final Day Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel

Photo: sports.qq.com

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