CTTA President Liu Guoliang called "it very significant that the ITTF has chosen China as the host to restart competitions after what has been an extremely challenging year for our sport."
Players will be tested "upon their arrival and will receive their accreditation as soon as the first negative test is returned," Forget said.
The victory was Lithuania's first competitive win since 2016, bringing an end to their 22-match winless run. Enditem
In the other matches of the day, Xiamen Tefang edged Shenzhen Nankeda 4-1, while Zhejiang Nengyuan defeated Anhui Souyu 3-2. Enditem
Defending champion Egan Bernal also arrived with the leading group and was able to improve his overall ranking to second place.
Suning salvaged a 1-1 draw when Joao Miranda headed a corner in the 81st minute. Enditem
Irish rider Sam Bennett expanded his lead over Peter Sagan to 12 points in the race for the green jersey, while Benoit Cosnefroy kept his polka dot jersey after a stage with few points to clinch. Enditem
"BWF's highest priority remains the health and safety of all players and personnel participating in upcoming international tournaments," it said.
Simiyu takes over from New Zealand national Paul Feeney who left the post in April citing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2017 world champion previous best was 94.44m set three years ago, and he was confident that he still had room to improve.
"In two to three years, this team has to have total stability. Then we can talk about being the big favorite," Loew said.