PYONGYANG, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The 24th Pyongyang International Table Tennis Invitation Tournament opened here on Monday, with the participation of five teams from four countries.
The opening ceremony was held at the Table Tennis Indoor Stadium, ChongChun Street of Pyongyang at 4:00 pm (local Time).
Apart from the two teams from DPR Korea, China, Russia and Mongolia are the participating countries with China's women's team beating the second team of the DPRK 3-1 on the opening day.
The tournament, featuring team, singles and doubles competitions, will conclude on August 13.
The Pyongyang International Table Tennis Invitation Tournament was first held in 1981.