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#RioOlympics2016: Ma Long defeats Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri in Men’s Table Tennis Quarterfinals



Aruna Quadri and Ma Long

Aruna Quadri and Ma Long

Nigeria’s record breaker, Aruna Quadri lost his game to world number one, Ma Long of China.

Quadri, who broke the record as the first African to qualify for the quarterfinals of the men’s singles table tennis tournament, lost to Long, 4-0.

Long won the first four sets 11-4, 11-2, 11-6, and 11-7 in the game which lasted 28 minutes.

Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images



  1. bruno

    August 10, 2016 at 8:02 pm

    these asian people dont try them when it comes to table tennis oh. abi na ping pong then dey call am. don’t try them.

    aruna u don try. 3 gbosa 4 u

  2. Great Lady

    August 10, 2016 at 8:19 pm

    Though I’m disappointed but Aruna you tried, you broke a world record and I’m super proud of you.

  3. Rebecca Abisola Alabi

    August 10, 2016 at 10:01 pm

    Great lady don’t be disappointed by Haruna as he really tried getting to quarter final

  4. Solomon Akinboyewa Olawale

    August 10, 2016 at 10:10 pm

    We just need to focus on other games

  5. Oluwatoyin Ayobami Olufunke

    August 11, 2016 at 12:51 am

    All these Korean people can play tennis like hell

  6. Nunulicious

    August 11, 2016 at 2:48 am

    Awww. Was looking forward to cheering him at the finals. Will done Aruna! Better luck next time

  7. Prince

    August 11, 2016 at 11:03 am

    Good one Quadri. you tried

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