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Angelica Rozeanu

world title titles winning

Table tennis player, born in Romania. She won 12 world titles between 1950 and 1956, including the singles title a record six times in succession (1950–5), and was a member of the Romanian Corbillon Cup winning team (1950–1, 1953, 1955–6). During her career she gained a total of 17 world titles, on three occasions winning the world women's doubles title (1953–5) and the world mixed doubles title (1951–3). In recognition of her achievements she was made a Master of Sport, and appointed to the Romanian Olympic Commission. She emigrated to Israel in 1960 and continued to play professionally for a time.

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