Zhuang Zedong

 

 

Age: 72

 

Summary: three-time world table tennis champion who became a key figure in the groundbreaking "pingpong diplomacy" between China and the U.S. in 1971.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: August 25, 1940

 

Died: February 10, 2013

 

Location: Beijing, China