To commemorate the 50th anniversary of "Ping Pong Diplomacy", China and American players will participate in the World Table Tennis Championships.
China Youth Daily Beijing November 22 (Zhongqing News · Zhongqing Network Reporter Cixin) 2021 World Table Tennis Championship will be unveiled on November 23, this is the first time of the world’s top table tennis event. Hold in the United States, at the same time, this year is also the 50th anniversary of "Ping Pong Diplomacy".
According to the international table tennis today, in order to commemorate the 50th anniversary of "Ping Pong Diploma", coupled with the World Table Tennis Competition, China Table Tennis Association is jointly submitted to the International Table Tennis Union. The application of the team participating, the International Table Tennis Executive Committee held a meeting and approved the request. China-US player released by the International Table Tennis Union Participates in the poster to participate in the multi-Table Tennis game mixed double project.
On November 21, Beijing time, in the 50th anniversary of the "Ping Pong Diploma", two pairs of Chinese and American multinational paired mixed double players appeared. They are Lin Gaoyuan (China) – Zhang An (USA), Kanak (United States) – Wang Manyu (China). The four players in China and the United States are not only a world-class player, but also the young generation of two teams, and they have also been achieved by arrogant records. Lin Gaoyuan, 26 years old, left-handed horizontal offensive type, now the world ranked fifth. In 2019, he broke into the top 8 male singles, and the partner Liang Jingkun won the male and two seasons. In the 2021 Housh Tunned Table Tennis tournament, in addition to the men’s singles, men’s double (partner Liang Jing), will also be equipped with the US Women’s No. 1 main force Zhang An, forming a Chinese and American multinational cooperation. As a player who personally participated in China and the United States, Lin Gao Yuan is very excited. He said: "I am very happy to be able to match Zhang An to the mixed double competition for participating in the World Table Tenniction. Zhang An is the US team, our goal is to compete for the first.
We cooperate with the greatest advantage that she also speaks Chinese, I hope we can quickly enter the state, cooperate with tacit understanding, and achieve good results through efforts.
I hope that the fans of the two teams can cheer for us, this is not just the first pair of players in the two countries, but also a friendship.
"Zhang An, 25 years old, right hand horizontal offensive type play, the world ranked 35. She once in 2019 Chengdu Women’s World Cup into the top four. Zhang An said:" I am very honored to participate in China and American mixed double pairs, the world The table tennis tour was held in the United States. At the same time, it is great to celebrate the ’50th anniversary of Ping Pong! I think this will be a historic moment, I am very pleased that our two countries can cooperate through sports. I am very excited with Lin Gao Yuan, I am very excited, and the Chinese national team players are really great.
They are the best in the world, so I will do my best, I hope we can cooperate well and achieve good results. "Wang Mang, 22 years old, right hand horizontal plate attack type play, the world ranked fourth.
Wang Manyu won the group champion at this year’s Tokyo Olympics.
At the 2019 World Table Tennis, the female single season army, the female double (partner Sun Yusha) champion.
This year, she launched an impact on the championship on the three projects of women’s singles, female doubles (partners), mixed double (partner Kanak). Kanak, 21 year old, right hand horizontal off-attack type play, now the world ranks 31. Karnak won the men’s single bronze medal at the 2018 Youth Olympics, in recent years, new stars that have emerged in the United States.
Steve Dan Dynonym, Chief Executive, International Table Tennis Group, said: "We have once again witnessed the unique strength of sports in Houstown, and how table tennis creates dialogue, promoting mutual understanding. This will encourage us to show a extraordinary Historic World Tennis Race and support the dream, hope and ambition of the entire table tennis and even the next generation.
"Madam President of the WTT Council, Liu Guoliang, chairman of the China Table Tennis Association, is a key figure that promotes this Chinese and American mixed-in-one. He said:" This year is the ‘Ping Pong Diploma’ 50th Anniversary, 50 years ago, an accidental American athlete is in the wrong Chinese player. The bus event opened the normalization of China and the United States and promoted one of the most famous historical events in the world table tennis. In the next 50 years, China Table Tennis Association has repeatedly promoted transnational pairs, allowing players to cross the districts and language obstacles, and unveiled in the world’s table tennis stadium, and fight for the highest honor in their hearts, and also become a bond for sports and cultural exchanges. It is the core meaning of ‘ping pong diplomatic’. "A few days ago, when the Chinese team arrived in Houston, I saw the International Table Tennis Union, the United States Table Tennis Association, and the Houston Sports Bureau in the Epidemic Sports.
We have been thinking, ‘Today, "Today," Today, how do we have a good friendship in Sino-US friendship in the predecessors, and then enhance the friendship between the two countries through sports events, sports activities, and private activities.
Based on this, China Table Tennis Association jointly proposed the proposal of mixed double China and the United States to the International Table Tennis Union, so that these originals are the people who are in front of them, and the fans of the two countries are co-excused and shout together. The new chapter in the new period of "ping pong diplomacy" is our most important purpose.
"Finally, Liu Guoliang also expressed his expectations on multinational mixed soldiers:" I am looking forward to Lin Gaoyuan and Zhang An, Kanak and Wang Mang, can play a maximum level in this cooperation, not only have the opportunity to mix double The trophy – Herd Dussek Cup is engaged in their names, and can also make their own contribution to the promotion and development of table tennis in the world.
Editor in charge: Cao Jing.