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It was an all-Chinese women’s final this year in Olympic table tennis, and Xiaoxia Li took the gold. (In fact, China has won 22 of the 26 gold medals since table tennis was introduced as an Olympic sport in 1988.)
Whether you’re feeling inspired by China’s dominating Olympic performance or just want to get away from a long, boring conversation at the dinner table, here are several spots where you can eat great crispy prawns and improve your skills at table tennis or other games, like shuffleboard.
And for those with an eye toward the 2016 Olympics, here's some inspiration: The US has not a single table tennis medal to its name.
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