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WBSC unveils official ball of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball event

WBSC unveils official ball of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball event
23/07/2021
The official ball will be the SSK WBSC 540, as per a WBSC-SSK partnership expansion announced in 2018.

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has unveiled the official ball that will be used in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball tournament. The official Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball competition ball is the SSK WBSC 540.

The WBSC and the SSK Corporation, which is based in Osaka, Japan, in 2018 announced a partnership expansion that made the iconic Japanese brand the exclusive official ball supplier for the Premier12 2019 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

According to WBSC international standards, each ball shall not weigh not less than 142g (5 ounces) or heavier than 149g (5¼ ounces) and measures 23 cm.

The official baseballs include the logos of SSK, Tokyo 2020, which feature the Olympic rings, and WBSC.

The six-team Olympic baseball tournament opens at Fukushima Azuma Stadium on Wednesday, 28 July, at 12:00 p.m. JST. The opening game is between the host nation Japan and the Dominican Republic. The tournament will then shift to Yokohama Stadium.

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