15-yr-old secures bronze for Japan in table tennis

Published by Metro India News Online on August 17, 2016 17:12:58 PM

Japan’s 15-year-old Mima Ito won the game that secured her country a women’s team bronze medal in table tennis at Rio Olympics.

Ito, who is ranked number nine in the world, won the fourth singles to complete the 3-1 win.

The victory triggered an emotional reaction from one of her teammates who had narrowly missed out on an individual medal.