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Fang Bo
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Fang Bo at the 2016 World Championships
Personal information
Native name 方博
Nationality Chinese
Born (1992-11-06) 6 November 1992 (age 31)
Tongcheng County, Hubei
Playing style Right-handed, shakehand grip
Equipment(s) DHS Hurricane 3 (blue sponge) (FH), DHS Hurricane 3 (orange sponge) (BH)
Highest ranking 8 (May 2015)
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Medal record
Representing  China
World Championships
Gold 2016 Kuala Lumpur Team
Silver 2015 Suzhou Singles
Bronze 2017 Düsseldorf Mixed doubles
Asian Championships
Silver 2017 Wuxi Doubles
Bronze 2017 Wuxi Mixed doubles
ITTF World Tour
Gold 2013 Austrian Open Singles
Gold 2015 Swedish Open Doubles
Gold 2017 Hungarian Open Doubles
Silver 2014 Korea Open Singles
Silver 2014 Swedish Open Singles
Silver 2015 China Open Doubles
All China Table Tennis Championships
Silver 2018 Anshan Singles

Fang Bo (Chinese: 方博; pinyin: Fāng Bó; born November 6, 1992) is a Chinese male table tennis player. In 2002, Fang Bo became a member of the Shandong Luneng table tennis club. In 2009, he joined the China national table tennis first team. In the same year December 2009, he won all four team and individual titles at the 2009 World Junior Championships, becoming the first youth player to accomplish this feat in China. At his peak in 2015, he reached the men's singles final at the World Championships by defeating the second-seeded Xu Xin and the defending champion Zhang Jike. Fang Bo then obtained his first world table tennis champion title in 2016 during the World Team Table Tennis Championships. In 2017, he partnered with Petrissa Solja of the German table tennis team and won bronze in the mixed doubles at the World Championships in Düsseldorf, Germany. Fang Bo was ranked fifth in the China National Table Tennis (First) Team after emerging as first runner-up of the 2018 China National Table Tennis Championships. In 2019, Fang Bo successfully led his teammates and Team Tian Jin to win the overall team gold medal in the 2019 China Super League. Concomitantly, Fang Bo represented UMMC at the ETTU Table Tennis Champions League and the team came in second after losing 2:3 to Fakel Gazprom Orenburg in the final leg.

Fang Bo announced retirement from Chinese national team in 2021.

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