Participants

Miao MIAO

Miao MIAO
    Table Tennis
Birth Date:  14 Jan 1981
Place of Birth:  TIANJIN
Country of birth:  CHN
Age:  37
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  162
Weight (Kg):  53

Miao MIAO - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 9:30
Women's Team Group 3
Australia
3
Mauritius
0
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 16:00
Women's Team Group 3
Australia
3
Canada
1
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 16:00
Women's Team Quarterfinal 2
Wales
1
Australia
3
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 9:30
Women's Team Semifinal 1
Singapore
3
Australia
0
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 16:00
Bronze Medal Event Women's Team Bronze Medal Match
Australia
1
England
3
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 9:30
Mixed Doubles Round of 64
NYAIKA Ronald/NAMBOZO Halima
0
POWELL David/MIAO Miao
3
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 13:35
Mixed Doubles Round of 32
WANG Zhen/ZHANG Mo
3
POWELL David/MIAO Miao
1
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 9:30
Women's Doubles Round of 16
LIN Ye/ZHOU Yihan
2
LAY Jian Fang/MIAO Miao
3
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 17:15
Women's Doubles Quarterfinal 3
LAY Jian Fang/MIAO Miao
1
HO Ying/LYNE Karen
3
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Doubles 2
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Doubles QF
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Team 3
2010 Delhi, IND Women's Singles R16
2010 Delhi, IND Women's Doubles QF
2010 Delhi, IND Mixed Doubles 4
2010 Delhi, IND Women's Team 8
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's Singles 4
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's Doubles 3
2006 Melbourne, AUS Mixed Doubles 4
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's Team 2
2002 Manchester, ENG Women's Singles QF
2002 Manchester, ENG Women's Doubles 3
2002 Manchester, ENG Mixed Doubles R16
2002 Manchester, ENG Women's Team 2

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2012 London, GBR Women's Singles R64
2012 London, GBR Women's Team 9
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's Singles R64
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's Team 13
2004 Athens, GRE Women's Singles R64
2004 Athens, GRE Women's Doubles R64
2000 Sydney, AUS Women's Singles Prelim
2000 Sydney, AUS Women's Doubles QF

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Tokyo, JPN Women's Team 21
2009 Yokohama, JPN Women's Singles R64
2009 Yokohama, JPN Mixed Doubles R64

Hobbies: Watching Chinese movies. (athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Occupation: Athlete and coach. (athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Education: Advanced diploma of sport development at Victoria University, Australia
Languages spoken: English, Mandarin, Polish
Coach: PERSONAL: Cang Sheng MIAO (CHN/AUS) (father) (tabletennis.org.au, 3 Aug 2014)
Position style: Right-handed, shakehand grip
Sporting relatives: Her father Cang Sheng MIAO was a chinese national team player in table tennis, a state team coach in China and a national team coach for both Poland and Australia. Her mother Yunxia JIANG was a Chinese national runner in 200m, 400m and 800m. (athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Reason: "My dad was a professional table tennis coach in China. He was in the Chinese national team when he was young, so that’s why I got into table tennis, because of my dad." (thesaturdaypaper.com.au, 9 May 2014)
Ambition: "To be able to coach juniors to national and international level." (athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Memorable: "The women's doubles quarterfinal at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Silver and bronze at the 2002, 2006 and 2014 Commonwealth Games in team and doubles. Oceania and Australian championships in teams, singles, doubles and mixed doubles." (athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Influence: "My parents. Dad always helped with training, coaching and comps, while mum helps with day-to-day stuff like food, time management and pre-match preparation." (athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Ritual: Nobody can touch her racket before a match. (athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Additional information

JOURNEY
Born in China and moved to Poland when her father was appointed the national table tennis coach. During fours years in Poland, she represented the national team in the sport. Moved to Australia in 1997, where she has represented the country in table tennis at four Olympic and Commonwealth Games. (corporate.olympics.com.au, 12 Aug 2012; smh.com.au, 3 Aug 2014)



Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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