Chinanews client, Beijing, February 25. On the 25th, according to the ITTF, the 2022 Chengdu World Table Tennis Championships originally scheduled to be held in April will be postponed to September 30 to October 9, 2022.
The ITTF announced that, in view of the ongoing spread of the new coronavirus variant of Omicron at this stage, after close consultation with the China Table Tennis Association and relevant departments in Chengdu, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITF) has decided to The 2022 Chengdu World Table Tennis Team Championships, scheduled to be held in April this year, have been postponed to September 30 to October 9, 2022.
The announcement said: "Since the start of the new crown epidemic, the ITTF has faced many challenges. The ITTF will do its best to reduce the impact of the postponement of the event on athletes and ensure that they can participate in safe conditions. China has always been the world's table tennis player. An important member of the ball family, the ITTF believes that China will host a fantastic table tennis event in seven months.”
According to previous reports, the Chengdu World Table Tennis Championships will be held at the newly established Chengdu High-tech Sports Center, which will be completed in 2021 and is a large modern, multi-functional and top-notch gymnasium.
At that time, 40 men's and women's teams will gather on the field to carry out strong dialogues.