The fourth edition of Closing Table Tennis (UTT) has been deferred to 2021 in ogle of the Covid-19 pandemic, it became introduced on Friday.
The Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) authorities and the UTT management took the determination to save off the event, protecting in mind the safety and successfully-being of the gamers and other league stakeholders.
“We’ve been very looking forward to desk tennis to resume, nonetheless there are plenty of things to be regarded as and addressed. And below such situations, conducting UTT with the presence of foreign gamers would not seem probably. On the other hand, we’re indubitably attempting ahead to the fourth season of the league in 2021. We’re going to name a window to behavior UTT at the earliest next year, with the verbalize surrounding the pandemic also optimistically improving,” TTFI Frequent Secretary MP Singh acknowledged.
With the carrying world gradually bright in opposition to resumption of dwell action, the fourth season of UTT next year might maybe maybe be held next year.
“We must steer positive of any risk to the health and safety of the gamers and other stakeholders, especially with 2021 being an Olympic year. Furthermore, international walk back and forth restrictions are smooth abound with readability awaited on the identical,” UTT co-promoters Vita Dani and Niraj Bajaj acknowledged in a joint assertion.
“So after evaluating the most modern verbalize and after due deliberations with TTFI, we possess arrived at a mutual consensus to no longer behavior UTT on this calendar year. We are optimistic that 2021 might maybe maybe be extra healthy and happier, and in due direction of time we hope to divulge the dates for UTT to be held next year,” they added.