Baoneng Cup 2020 National Table Tennis Championships will be held from October 1st to 10th at the Weihai Nanhai Olympic Sports Center. In order to effectively implement the preparation requirements of the State Sports General Administration of "strengthening physical fitness and remedying shortcomings", from September 26 to 29, all participating athletes will be arranged to conduct basic physical and special physical fitness tests, and only those who meet the standards can participate. It is reported that Ma Long, Chen Meng and other national table tennis players have successfully passed the physical fitness test.
There are 28 teams in this championship and nearly 300 people signed up to participate. There will be seven events including men's team, women's team, men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles. The men's and women's team competitions will be held from October 1st to 4th, and five individual events will be held from 5th to 10th.
As the first national table tennis tournament to be held this year, in order to ensure the safety of all participants, the organizing committee will coordinate relevant departments to strictly implement the epidemic prevention and control measures in accordance with the competition epidemic prevention and control work plan, and do a good job in organizing various events . All participants will receive nucleic acid testing uniformly and will be closed for management during the competition.
The Weihai Nanhai Olympic Center, the venue for this competition, was completed in June 2020. On September 17, 2020, the Chinese Table Tennis Association Training Base and Youth Training Base were officially unveiled here, marking the official opening of the new base of the Chinese Table Tennis Association. As a high-level training base for receiving the national table tennis team preparing for major competitions, the base design and supporting facilities fully meet the various needs of the national team for preparation and training.
Weihai Nanhai New Area is a new marine economic area that is the key construction of the national strategic Shandong Peninsula Blue Economic Zone. It is located at the southern end of Weihai City and adjacent to the Yellow Sea to the south. It has 85 kilometers of coastline, 10,000 meters of beach coastline, 10,000 mu of coastal pine forests, and 10,000 mu of lakes. It is an important support point for the "southern extension" axis of Weihai's urban development. Committed to building a city of sports with gatherings of events and stars, it has successfully hosted international and national sports events such as the national table tennis preparation for the Rio Olympics warm-up match, and created more than 10 high-end event brands.
The competition is sponsored by the China Table Tennis Association, Shandong Provincial Sports Bureau, Weihai Municipal People’s Government, Weihai Sports Bureau, Weihai Nanhai New Area Management Committee, Weihai Nanhai Table Tennis Training Base Management Co., Ltd. and Beijing Guoqishe Sports Culture Media Co., Ltd. Co-organized by the company, Baoneng Group is exclusively named.
(Ping Pong World)