Deng Yaping,28,is a world-famous woman player of table tennis.She comes from Henan Province.
At the age of 4,she began to play ping-pong under her father’s instructions. When she was 8 years old,she won the championship in the national competition of the amateur sports school. In 1988 she entered the National Training Team. After that she won medals one after another,including gold medals in the 1 l th Asian Games’ Table Tennis Competition and the 41st World Table Tennis Championship and two gold medals in the 25th Olympic Games.
Is she born a table tennis player? No. She is only 1.5 meters in height,which is her disadvantage. However,she overcame it by hard work and perservance.Her success proves where there is a will,there is a way.