Chinese table tennis goes on a war footing ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

//Chinese table tennis goes on a war footing ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Chinese table tennis goes on a war footing ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Chinese table tennis has gone on a war footing for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, vowing to dock coaches their pay and demote them if they fail to keep the country at the pinnacle of the sport.China top the men’s, women’s and team world rankings, while the country has won all 12 gold medals on offer across the last three Olympics.But open dissent broke out in 2017 when three of China’s top men pulled out of a home tournament in protest at the removal of head coach Liu Guoliang.Tokyo prepares to turn…

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