OTTAWA -- Eugene Wang is the No. 1-ranked table tennis player in North America and will be making his first appearance at an Olympic Games at London 2012.
Canadian table tennis team.
LONDON, ENGLAND -- Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper at Canada Olympic House, Trafalgar Square on June 5 where he made the Canadian Olympic Committee 2012 table tennis nomination announcement. The nominees are, from left to right, Pierre-Luc Hinse, Eugene Wang, Andre Ho and Mo Zhang, with the Prime Minister. June 5, 2012
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He became a Canadian citizen in June, in time to represent Canada in London. On the ITTF World Tour, he finished fifth, losing only to world No. 1, Ma Long of China. Wang recently won the 2012 Butterfly Cary Cup and has been building on an impressive 2011 that saw him crowned as champion of the Badger Open, the L.A. Open and finalist of the U.S. Open.
In 2010, Wang captured the Canadian Chinese Table Tennis Association Cup.