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Zhang Xielin
2006-03-30 16:19:30
Zhang Xielin, who play friendship matches with US players in 1971 recalls his visit to the United States in the following year. He also hopes the tradition of Ping Pong Diplomacy will carry on.


Zhang Xielin recalls his tour to the US back in 1972 and expresses his hope for further celebrations:

Quotation: "We played exhibition games with workers in Detroit and had many parties together. Time really flies. My hair was black back in those days, but now it has all turned white C I feel like Ive become old. I hope the tradition of Ping Pong Diplomacy will carry on and we can celebrate a 40th and 50th anniversary in the future. I also hope the friendship between people of China and people from the United States will be consolidated with the participation of more young athletes. " 

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