Sayaka Hirano Japan

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

24 Mar 1985

Height

1.58m

Weight

54kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 0

Sport Guides

TABLE TENNIS

Sayaka Hirano competed in TABLE TENNIS

Did you know?

  • Table tennis is one of the world's largest participation sports, with 40 million players worldwide. It became an Olympic sport in 1988.
  • There are two singles and two team events at London 2012, all using a knock-out format.
  • Singles matches are played over the best of seven games, with the first player to 11 points (by a margin of two clear points) winning each game.
  • Team matches consist of four singles and one doubles match, each played over the best of five games.
  • The Chinese dominate the global game; they have won all five titles at each of the last four World Championships.

Head to Head

Sayaka Hirano vs Kelly Sibley

Sayaka Hirano

Sayaka Hirano Japan flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

4

Height

1.58m (5'2")

Weight

54kg

Age

29

Kelly Sibley

Kelly Sibley Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

Height

1.72m (5'8")

Weight

68kg

Age

26

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