Table Tennis All Japan Championship Men's Singles Harimoto and Niwa Best 8 Advance January 17 17:31
The Table Tennis All-Japan Championship was held in the men's singles round six, and Tomokazu Harimoto and Takaki Niwa, both unofficially appointed as representatives of the Tokyo Olympics, both won the quarterfinals.
At the All Japan Table Tennis Championships held in Osaka City, the fifth round of the tournament, on the 17th day of the tournament, was the sixth round of men's singles.
A 16-year-old Harimoto, who aims to win for the first time in two years, played against a second-year high school player who is one year older.
Harimoto scored 11 to 4 by accumulating points in the first game, various receive.
The second game was also taken, but the third game was 6-9.
However, from here, he used his unique hand, “Chiquita,” which made a special spin in the backhand, and took five consecutive points to reverse the game and scored 11-11.
Harimoto, who also robbed the fourth game, advanced to the quarterfinal on the 18th with a game count of 4-0 and three straight wins in a row.
Niwa, who has been decided to be the representative of the Tokyo Olympics with Harimoto, dropped the first game, but won the game count 4 to 1 after taking the next four games consecutively and advanced to the best eight for the second consecutive year I decided.