Developing his squad to a high-speed train might come near a tightrope walk as the German coach knows the challenge.
"It was full gas all the way today, from start to finish there were anxious moments," said Yates.
"Government should invest more in sports so that more medals are won and the country gets good branding out of it," said Kimuli.
"Ensuring a safe return to international table tennis has been our utmost priority ever since the pandemic broke out. We have managed to get events back up and running before the end of 2020," ITTF president Thomas Weikert said. Enditem
Kosgei was later disqualified for stepping onto the infield in the closing stages.
SUZHOU, China, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Hebei China Fortune defeated Shanghai SIPG 2-0 in the ninth round of the Chinese Super League (CSL) here on Saturday, breaking Shanghai's unbeaten record in the season.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia was disqualified from the US Open on Sunday, after a tennis ball he hit in anger struck a female line judge in the neck.
BRATISLAVA, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- After losing to traditional rivals the Czech Republic 3-1 on Friday, Slovakia once again failed to win and dropped points after a 1-1 draw in Israel in UEFA Nations League Group B2.
After the result, Shijiazhuang rank fifth with 13 points, while Qingdao are sixth with seven points among eight sides in the league Suzhou division. Enditem
"It was a good challenge but also very important for any athlete to be exposed to bigger competitions," Borhani said. Enditem
"I feel satisfied with my performance after the first seven rounds. I tried my best to earn points for my team in every game. As young players, we should seize the opportunities to improve ourselves through such games," said Li Shipei, who rallied from two sets down to win in the men's singles, securing the victory for Ruichang.