Table tennis: Tokyo 2020 is my Olympic swansong, says Singapore's Yu Mengyu

Table tennis: Tokyo 2020 is my Olympic swansong, says Singapore's Yu Mengyu

July 30, 2021

TOKYO – “I am so tired!” Singapore table tennis player Yu Mengyu tells The Straits Times at the Olympic Village on Friday (July 30) afternoon, but behind the mask and declaration is a laugh and a ring of joy.

The day before, the 31-year-old lost the women’s singles semi-final and bronze-medal playoff, then had to go for a doping test after. She did not get to leave the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium till after midnight and slept only at 2.30am.

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