Rio Olympics 2016: China beat Germany to win women's team gold

China women's table tennis team
China's women's table tennis team claimed their country's 50th medal of the Rio Games

China beat Germany to win Olympic gold in the women's team table tennis.

Li Xiaoxia and Liu Shiwen whitewashed Germany's Han Ying and Petrissa Solja respectively in the singles to give China a 2-0 lead.

And Shiwen and Ding Ning wrapped up the victory - China's 50th Olympic title in Rio - by beating Petrissa and Shan Xiaona 3-1 in the doubles rubber.

Earlier, Japan beat Singapore in the bronze-medal play-off to claim their 29th medal of the Games.

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