"We all trained very hard, and I want to thank all the players,"
Liu Yuchen/Du Yue earned the first point for Qingdao after 48 minutes by beating Qiu Zijian/An Yu of Anhui 11-8, 7-11, 10-12, 11-9, 11-9 in the mixed doubles.
Awaiting him in the next round is 20th seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.
PSG's sporting director Leonardo has hit out at the FFF for the manner in which he discovered that Mbappe had tested positive.
"But we are optimistic because we know we can do it because we have a fantastic partnership with Tokyo and an equally strong partnership with Beijing," he added.
The organizers designed a route with a 17km climb before the finish line, which seemed like it might bring about some interesting developments on the rugged, narrow mountain road.
BEIJING, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- Liu Shiwen and Zhu Yuling will spearhead the Chinese squad as they each bid to win the women's singles title at the 2020 ITTF Women's World Cup.
The Austrian will now challenge 2014 champion Marin Cilic of Croatia in the third round. Thiem has a 2-0 lead in their head-to-head series.
"I hope we can be among the top four teams in Asia. As a player I would like to go to the World Championships or the Olympic Games and get a medal at the Asian Championships," said Borhani.
This was Van Aert's second stage win in the race, after the Jumbo all-rounder had also triumphed in stage five.
"Catalyzing, accelerating developments shared in amongst the citizens of a given city region or country. The Games represent a formidable asset to accelerate some long term developments. This is what has been done for Beijing 2022, and we've learned a lot." Enditem