19 July 2018
The Seamaster 2018 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Platinum Korea Open kicked off its six-day competition Tuesday at South Korea's central city of Daejeon. The South Korean public warmly welcomed the table tennis players of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). It brought together more than 230 players from 28 countries and regions. For the ITTF Korea Open, South Korea and the DPRK have formed four unified doubles pairs to compete in the event.