Liu Guoliang’s new official took the first speech, planning to hold the National Table Tennis Olympics simulation competition in August
WTT World Table Tennis Professional League (hereinafter referred to as the”World Table Tennis Federation”) Africa Forum was held online yesterday, Liu Guoliang first The chairman of the World Table Tennis Federation Council appeared and gave a speech. The presidents of the African Table Tennis Associations and key staff attended the forum. Liu Guoliang revealed that he initially planned to host the Olympic simulation competition in China in August.
Picture:Liu Guoliang’s profile
In his speech yesterday, Liu Guoliang said:”I am very pleased to communicate with you as the President of the World Table Tennis Federation for the first time. Now through this forum, everyone is sitting together to discuss the development of table tennis in the future, which is enough to prove that table tennis people all over the world United as one.”
With regard to the establishment of the World Table Tennis Federation, Liu Guoliang has his own views. He emphasized that the future goal of the World Table Tennis Federation is to develop table tennis into one of the world’s leading sports. Table tennis should not only create more shining stars and develop more fans all over the world, but also have the most top Grand Slam events. Players and fans are the core of the World Table Tennis Federation. In the future, the World Table Tennis Federation will pay more attention to exchanges and cooperation with Africa.
At present, various events around the world are closed due to the epidemic situation. Liu Guoliang pointed out that this may be the biggest difficulty faced by sports practitioners.”At this time, it is more necessary for everyone to unite and concentrate all their strengths to promote the return of table tennis events to normal.”
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Recently, Liu Guoliang It will consult with the World Table Tennis Federation and the ITTF team to discuss and try to gradually open international competitions in China. The preliminary plan is to hold China’s domestic Olympic simulation competition in August. “China’s epidemic situation is better controlled, so the preliminary plan is to be held in August. The competition will be in full accordance with the Olympic rules and time, and the table tennis competition will be carried out smoothly under the condition of ensuring safety.”
Liu Guoliang said that he is an athlete and can deeply appreciate how eager the players are to return to the arena. 800 million table tennis fans around the world are also eager to see their idols on TV and the Internet. He will try his best to promote the restart of more games in the second half of the year. (Xinmin Evening News reporter Tao Xingying)