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China's Feng wins third straight table tennis gold at Rio Paralympics

2016-09-12 09:48:00 Xinhuanet

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- China's Feng Panfeng won his third straight Paralympic table tennis singles class 3 title on Sunday by defeating Germany's Thomas Schmidberger three sets to one in Rio.

The 26-year-old took the match 11-5, 7-11, 11-9, 11-8 in 27 minutes at Riocentro.

It was his fourth Paralympic gold medal, having won the same event at the Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Games in addition to the team class 3 title in London.

Feng's impairment is the result of the effects of polio.

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