The table tennis of the Tokyo Olympics, the semi-finals of the men's team, and the match between Japan and Germany have begun.

In Japan, Koki Niwa, Jun Mizutani and Tomokazu Harimoto will participate.

If Japan wins, a silver medal or higher will be confirmed.

In the group, one doubles game and four singles games are played, and the team that wins three games first wins.

We will keep you updated on the progress of the match.

[Match progress]

▽ Game 1 (Doubles) In

Japan, a pair of Koki Niwa and Jun Mizutani played against a pair of German Patrick Franziska and Timo Boll and lost with a game count of 2 to 3.

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