China without gold in the mixed doubles

China mixed doubles WANG Liqin and RAO Jingwen lost the semifinal of World table tennis championship in Paris from LEE Sangsu and PARK Y with 1:4. Thus China has no chance to take the gold in the tournament. The match was close, but ultimately the Koreans forced the win with 9-11,8-11,4-11,11-8 and 8-11.

In the other semifinal KIM Hyok and Bong KIM Jong from Republic of Korea play against the pair of Hong Kong CHEUNG Yuk and JIANG Huajun.

The final is later today.