CGTN America Releases: Chinese & U.S. Players Join Forces For Mixed Doubles Exhibition Before 2021 WTTC


WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — CGTN America releases “Chinese & U.S. players join forces for mixed doubles exhibition before 2021 WTTC”

In 1971, Chinese and American table tennis champions made history, playing a series of matches in China hailed as “Ping Pong Diplomacy.” Table tennis had broken the ice in a long Cold War. A half century later, Chinese and American champions have made history again.

For the first time ever, the two sides played with each other – on the same teams – in a friendly mixed doubles exhibition in Houston, the host city for this year’s World Table Tennis Championships (WTTC).

Can table tennis help reset the course of geopolitics between the world’s two largest economies? Before the exhibition, 2020 Olympic champion, Wang Manyu, focused on the competition without discussing politics.

“There are a lot of uncertainties in mixed doubles, but the two of the us will still go out to fight…

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