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2020 Summer Olympics: Team USA Names to Know for the Tokyo Games

2020 Summer Olympics: Team USA Names to Know for the Tokyo Games

Bleacher Report features Kanak Jha in the “2020 Summer Olympics: Team USA Names to Know for the Tokyo Games” article.

August 22, 2016 – “According to of CNN, 16-year-old table tennis prodigy Kanak Jha was the youngest U.S. athlete to compete in the Olympics.

And, well, it was a sobering learning experience for him. He was eliminated 4-1 in the qualifying round of the men’s singles tournament and was part of USA’s 3-0 first-round team loss to Sweden, getting swept in both his singles and doubles matches.

Even Bob Costas defeated Jha in one of NBC’s most comical segments of the 17-day run in Rio.”

Visit BleacherReport.com to read the full article.

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