by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager
Ro Kwang Jin concluded his preliminary section contests with victory over China’s He Ziquin; Kim Song Gun beat Mongolia’s Erdenebayer Chinbat (11-5, 11-5, 11-Four, 11-7) adopted by success in opposition to Zhu Shusheng, like He Ziquin from China (7-11, 11-7, Eight-11, 6-11, 11-Four, 11-7, 11-Four).
Somewhat otherwise for An Ji Song, after overcoming Ro Hyon Song in 4 straight video games (11-7, 11-7, 11-7, 11-7), he misplaced to China’s Liu Yebo in seven video games (11-Eight, 11-7, 12-10, 10-12, 9-11, 12-14, 11-7). However, the day gone by Ro Hyon Song had crushed Liu Yebo in six video games (11-Eight, 7-11, 5-11, 11-6, 11-9, 13-11).
Thus video games ratio was wanted to find out the end result; An Ji Song (7:Four) completed in first place, forward of Liu Yebo (6:7) and Ro Hyon Song (Four:6).
Meanwhile, within the remaining teams, DPR Korea’s Ri Kwang Myong alongside China’s Ji Jiale and Cao Wei accomplished their group section matches with out defeat.
Ri Kwang Myong beat Iran’s Miad Lotfijanabadi (11-6, 11-1, 9-11, 11-Four, 9-11, 11-5), earlier than accounting for China’s Ji Ruilong (12-10, 11-5, 11-Four, 11-9); Ji Jiale overcame Vietnam’s Nguyen Duc Tuan (11-7, 11-6, 11-5, 11-6) and the host nation’s Ham Yu Song (Four-11, 9-11, 11-9, 5-11, 14-12, 11-6).
In an analogous vein, to not be outdone, Cao Wei beat each Doan Ba Tuan An, like Nguyen Duc Tran from Vietnam (11-5, 11-Eight, 11-Three, 11-Four) and DPR Korea’s Hwang Chung Nam (11-6, 15-13, 7-11, 11-9, 11-1).
Notable performances to safe first locations, from Liu Yebo and Nguyen Duc Tran dealing with host nation adversaries, it was the identical within the Under 21 Men’s Singles occasion. Liu Yebo beat Kim Song Gun (11-5, 11-5, 5-11, 11-6); Nguyen Duc Tran overcame Kim Kuk Chol (11-6, 11-2, 11-6).
Play in the principle match commences on Friday 15th June.
The put up Qualifiers determined, close call for An Ji Song appeared first on International Table Tennis Federation.