Group France have accepted the switch of the workforce quota from the Democratic Folks’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), with Stephanie Loeuillette becoming a member of the workforce because the third participant.
The French Nationwide Olympic Committee (NOC) had beforehand confirmed Yuan Jia Nan and Prithika Pavade as the 2 beforehand certified gamers.
The Board of Administrators (EB) of the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) has determined that the related Worldwide Federations (IFs) will instantly switch all sports activities quota locations received by athletes from the DPRK for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games to different NOCs in accordance with the IF’s revealed qualification can assign methods. This choice has now been made to respect the curiosity of these athletes who’re subsequent in line and can’t wait any longer.
Yuan Jia Nan and Prithika Pavade will seem for Group France within the girls’s singles, whereas Stephanie Loeuillette will compete alongside Yuan and Pavade within the workforce occasions.
The French males’s trio Simon Gauzy, Emmanuel Lebesson and Alexandre Cassin had already been confirmed for the lads’s workforce occasion. Gauzy and Lebesson have additionally been confirmed for the lads’s singles, whereas Lebesson and Yuan will associate within the combined doubles, which is able to debut at this 12 months’s Olympic Video games.
The qualification system for the Tokyo Olympics relies on the next:
- For the 16 workforce competitions for women and men, 48 locations per gender will likely be allotted, which will likely be allotted similtaneously different qualification occasions.
- A most of 70 locations can be found for the person competitions for women and men. The ultimate quantity will likely be decided based mostly on the gamers who’ve certified for the opposite occasions. There are a complete of 86 gamers of every gender in all three occasions.
- 16 combined doubles can be found for combined doubles.
The desk tennis competitors will begin from July twenty fourth to August sixth, 2021 at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
For the complete checklist of certified athletes and groups click on right here.