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Olympian Lily Zhang named 2012 Junior and Women’s North American Champion

Olympian Lily Zhang ('14) captured her third consecutive Junior North American Championship gold and her first Women's North American Championship gold last Sunday at the ITTF-North American Table Tennis Championships in Cary, North Carolina. Previously, she also led her American team to the Junior and Women's golds in the team events.

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

September 4, 2012

Though her first Olympic appearance didn't go quite as planned, 2012 Olympian Lily Zhang ('14) is now the North American Junior and Women's Champion. She beat Shirley Fu (11-8, 11-8, 9-11, 10-12, 11-7, 11-9) of Canada to win her third consecutive Junior Championship title, and won over her Olympic Teammate...

Paly’s gem Lily Zhang finally home

Paly's gem Lily Zhang finally home

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

August 6, 2012

It's pretty cool to be able to say that you saw your friend on the telly, especially when NBC caught her in a striking smile, waving to the cameras while walking in the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics. Though Viking Lily Zhang's ('14) first Olympic experience didn't go quite the way she...

Zhang falls in first round of Olympic tournament

Zhang poses in front of the table at the ExCeL stadium on Wednesday. She lost in the first round to Croatia's Cornelia Vaida.

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

July 28, 2012

Lily Zhang's ('14) Olympic table tennis run ended quickly with a first round loss to Croatia's Cornelia Vaida in the first round of the tournament. The youngest table tennis competitor in London, Zhang lost 4-0, with set scores of  11-6, 11-8, 11-7, 11-5. Teammate Ariel Hsing won a quick and decisive...

Viking Lily Zhang gets ready to compete in the 2012 London Olympics

Viking Lily Zhang gets ready to compete in the 2012 London Olympics

Hilda Huang, Business Manager

July 24, 2012

Updated 12:00 p.m. on July 27: Lily Zhang ('14) will compete tomorrow, July 28, at 11:15 a.m. BST against Cornelia Molnar of Croatia  in the first round of the women's table tennis tournament at the ExCeL stadium. Keep up with all of Zhang's matches and results here. Lily Zhang ('14) would prob...

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