Biography:

Mo Zhang is a three-time Olympian who has competed at three editions of the Pan American Games. Heading into Lima 2019, she ranked 27th in the world, first among competitors from the Pan American region. She achieved a career-high world ranking of 19th in December 2018. After winning team silver at the 2007 Pan Am Games, Zhang was victorious in the singles event at Guadalajara 2011. In her second Pan Am Games appearance at Toronto 2015, Zhang teamed with Anqi Luo and Alicia Cote to win team bronze. Zhang also competed in the singles event, placing fifth. After making her Olympic debut at Beijing 2008, Zhang advanced to the second round at both London 2012 and Rio 2016. In 2014 Zhang teamed with Luo to win doubles bronze at the Commonwealth Games. It was Canada’s third ever Commonwealth Games table tennis medal and first since 2002. Zhang just missed the singles podium at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, placing fourth. She was the runner-up at the 2018 Pan American Championships.

A LITTLE MORE ABOUT MO

Getting into the Sport: Started playing table tennis at age 6… Decided to play the sport as a form of fitness…Outside Interests: Enjoys watching movies, listening to music and reading books… Odds and Ends: Moved to Canada with her family