In Group C, LGD came up with a risky line-up facing FNC and did not seize the opportunity in the decisive game, losing hope of progressing.
In an excellent eighth place was Nico Hulkenberg, once again featuring as a last-minute substitute for Racing Point after regular driver Lance Stroll was taken ill on Saturday morning, and the German showed well despite his limited running this weekend.
After a goalless 120 minutes, Rodak became the hero of the match when he saved Alan Browne's penalty, and when teammate Matt Doherty hit the crossbar Slovakia were through.
The former president of the London Olympics organizing committee inspected the track at the Olympic Stadium accompanied by the Japanese Olympic Committee chief Yasuhiro Yamashita and World Athletics CEO Jon Ridgeon.
The event will have three programs on the card: 1000m and 10,000m races for women and a 5,000m race for men.
The Serb restored himself in the decider and played more aggressively on his return to seal it 6-1. The 33-year-old has shown his great ability when played under pressure in recent two weeks as he saved 76 percent break points en route to Sunday's final.
Chen Meng of Shandong team competes during the women's singles semifinal match against Wang Manyu of Heilongjiang team at the 2020 Chinese National Table Tennis Championships in Weihai, east China's Shandong Province, Oct. 9, 2020. (Xinhua/Zhu Zheng)
"If I were still in charge in F1, I would take the opportunity to get him," said the former Mercedes racing boss Norbert Haug, talking about Mick's outstanding talent.
However, although the Spanish looked to have in control chances failed to arrive and Gerard Lopez came on for Oyarzabal, although Sommer wasn't stretched into the second half.
Two years later, when Wang was all set to climb up the ladder and make it into the national youth team, she was held back by injuries.
"Jiangsu's team chemistry is better than us, as they have played for quite a long time. We suffered some problems in our defense, and didn't restrain their character," Xinjiang coach Gao Fengjuan lamented. Enditem