Table Tennis-Koreas form unified team at world championships
00:28, May 7, 2018
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North and South Korea were due to play each other in the quarterfinals of the World Team Table Tennis Championships in Halmstad, Sweden, but instead of going head-to-head chose to form a unified team.
As they did at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the unified team will play under the name "Korea" (abbreviated as "COR").
Though there was no victory to cheer, there was still plenty to celebrate as a unified Korean table tennis team made history and provided another symbolic moment in the continued rapprochement between two countries still technically at war.
Word of the agreement had reached players on Tuesday, but a member of the South Korean team, Yang Ha Eun said the athletes were poised for their quarterfinal clash until the agreement was confirmed.
The combined team will now fight against either Japan or Ukraine in the final four.
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In a historic moment yesterday, it was announced by International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) that Korea will thereon participate in the tournament as one team, combining players from Korea Republic and DPR Korea.
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Ryu said there was no discussion on a possible joint team prior to the world championships. "I admire her, watch her playing a lot, and try to forget that she is Ding during the game to make me feel relax". I think, this united team aimed to be like unbeatable. And since there is no third-place match, the two losers of the semifinals will each get a bronze medal. "At least now we can be a more powerful team", Suh Hyowon said in a video shared by ITTF. That joint team was formed prior to the start of the event and went on to win the women's team event.
Federation President Thomas Weikert held a news conference at the competition venue on Thursday.
The two Koreas are also trying to have the combined team at this year's Asian Games in Indonesia.
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