Hina Hayata won the women's singles with a victory over Shin Yubin ©Getty Images

Japanese sixth seed Hina Hayata won the women's singles gold medal today at the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Doha, following a victory over South Korea's 14th seed Shin Yubin in the final.

It was her first senior Asian singles title, after winning women's doubles silver and bronze in 2019 and 2017.

At the Lusail Sports Arena, Hayata came from a game down to beat Shin 7-11, 11-4, 11-8, 11-4.

Hayata defeated eighth seed compatriot Saki Shibata in the semi-finals in a five-game thriller, beating her 11-7, 8-11, 11-9, 8-11, 12-10, while Shin defeated Japanese 16th seed Minami Ando 8-11, 11-9, 11-8, 11-7.

Hayata won a second gold in the mixed doubles final with Shunsuke Togami, with the pair starting the competition as fourth seeds.

They won 6-11, 11-9, 11-7, 11-9 against South Korean second seeds Jang Woo-jin and Jeon Ji-hee to win gold.

In a full circle moment, Togami won a second gold medal today in the men's doubles with his second seed team mate Yukiya Uda.

Togami and Uda won 11-5, 11-9, 13-11 in the semi-finals against Indian seventh seeds Sharath Kamal Achanta and Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, and were met in the final by fifth seeds Jang Woo-jin and Lim Jong-hoon of South Korea, who defeated Indian sixth seeds Harmeet Desai and Manav Vikash Thakkar in five games 11-4, 11-6, 10-12, 9-11, 11-8.

In the final, Togami and Uda claimed gold with a 13-11, 11-8, 8-11, 11-9 victory over Jang and Lim.

Action ends tomorrow with the men's singles and women's doubles finals.