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Sports Russia and Belarus of table tennis team World Cup excluded

21:40  27 july  2022
21:40  27 july  2022 Source:   kicker.de

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The ITTF table tennis association has excluded the Russian and Belarusian teams from the team in Chinese Chengdu, the ITTF announced after a two-day session of its executive committee in Malmö.

Der Tischtennis-Weltverband hat die russischen und belarussischen Teams von der Mannschaft-Weltmeisterschaft ausgeschlossen. © Friso Gentsch/dpa The World Table Tennis Association has excluded the Russian and Belarusian teams from the World Cup.

Because of the Russian attack on Ukraine, the World Association had already excluded all Russian and Belarusian players from international competitions on March 1st. At the time, however, the ITTF reserved to observe further developments and to check this decision at any time. The exclusion of the Russian and Belarusian teams has now been confirmed two months before the start of the World Championships from September 30th to October 9th in the Chinese million city.

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