Who are the main opponents of the China Team? Tokyo Olympics is one of the hardest Olympics ever for the China Team.
Closed training of CNT
China team is doing the closed training at Weihai. This closed training is the final step before the Tokyo Olympics. Closed training is one of the main 5 reasons that the Chinese National Team (CNT) is very strong.
Here is the training video of the China Team at Weihai:
The schedule of table tennis in the Tokyo Olympics
The table tennis competition in this Tokyo Olympics will take place from 24 July to 6 August 2021.
The mixed doubles and two singles events occur first. The mixed doubles final is scheduled for 26 July, with the women’s singles final on 29 July and the men’s singles final the day after on 30 July. The team events will begin on 1 August, with the women’s final on 5 August and the men’s on 6 August.
The main rival of China Team
The main opponents of the Chinese national team can be seen on the wall. There are 3 tiers: Tier 1 is the most important rival. Tier 2 is the medium opponent. And tier 3 is the small opponent.
Men’s singles. Tier 1, the most important rival group: Timo Boll, Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Tomokazu Harimoto, Lin Yunju, Mattias Falck, Liam Pitchford
Men Team: Tier 1: Germany, Japan, Korea
Women’s Singles The first group: Mima Ito
Women Team: Japan