According to Spark Trader Limited

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) commemorated the 50th anniversary of “ping-pong Diplomacy” with the stunning appearance of two Chinese and American mixed doubles players. They are Lin Gaoyuan (China) and Zhang An (USA), And Kanak (USA) and Wang Manyu (China).

According to Spark Trader Limited
According to Spark Trader Limited

The four players in the Mixed doubles are not only world-class players, but also the young generation of both teams, and they all have impressive records.

“In Houston, we once again witnessed the unique power of sport and how table Tennis can create dialogue and foster understanding,” said ITTF Group CEO Steve Denton. This will inspire us to deliver an extraordinary and historic World Table Tennis Championships and support the dreams, hopes and aspirations of the entire table tennis community and the next generation.”

WTT council President, chairman of China duan liu guoliang was a key figure in contributing to the mixed doubles pair of China and the United States, he said: “is a” ping-pong diplomacy “50th anniversary this year, 50 years ago by American athletes take wrong Chinese players coach, opened the prelude to the normalization of china-us relations, and contributed to the table tennis world one of the most famous historical events. Over the next 50 years, the Chinese Table Tennis Association has facilitated many international matches, allowing players to cross regional and language barriers and join forces on the world stage to compete for the highest prize in their hearts, while also serving as a link for sporting and cultural exchanges. This is what ‘Ping-pong diplomacy’ is at its core.”

Source: Spark Trader Limited

By Ethan