Net Sports

Net Sports

Description
Description

Net sports are a category of games where a net is a central feature, dividing the playing area and acting as a barrier between opponents or teams. Classic examples include tennis, badminton, and volleyball. In tennis and badminton, players or teams stand on opposite sides of the net, hitting a ball or shuttlecock over it with the aim of outmaneuvering the opponent. Volleyball involves teams volleying a ball over the net, aiming to ground it on the opponent's side.

These sports are played in various settings: tennis on courts of grass, clay, or hard surfaces; badminton indoors on a court; and volleyball either indoors or on sand for beach volleyball. They require agility, strategy, and precision, with each sport having its unique rules and playing style.

History
History

Net sports originated from simple games played centuries ago. Tennis evolved from a handball game played by European monks. Badminton developed from a children's game in India, known as Poona. Volleyball was created in the late 19th century in the United States as a blend of tennis and handball, intended to be less physically demanding.

Over time, these sports developed distinct rules and professional leagues, increasing their global popularity. Equipment and playing techniques have significantly advanced, with innovations like synthetic shuttlecocks in badminton and changes in racket technology in tennis. These sports have become staples in both recreational and competitive athletic scenes worldwide.

Future
Future

The world of net sports is likely to embrace technological advancements for enhanced player training and viewer engagement. Augmented reality could offer immersive viewing experiences, while advanced analytics might refine player strategies and skills. Equipment will continue to evolve, with innovations in racket and shuttlecock materials improving performance.

The rise of eSports suggests potential digital versions of net sports, blending physical and virtual play. There's a growing focus on inclusivity, potentially leading to more adaptive versions for wider accessibility. Environmental sustainability might influence equipment manufacturing and event hosting, reflecting a global shift towards eco-friendly practices.

Common Questions
Common Questions
What are the health benefits of playing net sports?

Playing net sports like tennis, badminton, and volleyball offers cardiovascular benefits, enhancing heart health and stamina. These activities improve hand-eye coordination, agility, and reflexes. They also build muscular strength, particularly in the legs, arms, and core, and promote flexibility. Participating in net sports aids in weight management and stress reduction. Additionally, they offer social interaction, contributing to mental well-being and overall life satisfaction.

What strategies are commonly used in net sports?

Common strategies in net sports include serving aggressively to gain an early advantage, using varied shot placements to keep opponents off-balance, and mastering the art of deception to disguise intentions. Effective positioning and movement are crucial for covering the court efficiently. Players also focus on exploiting opponents' weaknesses while maximizing their strengths. Strategic endurance management is key, especially in longer matches.

What role does the coach play in net sports?

In net sports, coaches play a crucial role in developing players' technical skills, such as serving, volleying, and shot placement. They formulate game strategies, analyze opponents, and adapt tactics accordingly. Coaches also focus on players' physical conditioning and mental preparation, helping them handle pressure and maintain focus. Beyond technical guidance, they offer motivational support, fostering personal growth and resilience in their athletes.

Sports

* Under Development *

5’11” | 1.80 m
April 29, 1970
Andre Agassi
180.000
1970.00
50000
GUIDE
3D
Andre Agassi
5’8" | 1.73 m
June 7, 1981
Anna Kournikova
173.000
1981.00
66000
GUIDE
3D
Anna Kournikova
Badminton Backhand
700
GUIDE
3D
Badminton Backhand
17’-20' | 5.18-6.1 m
44’ | 13.41 m
880 ft2 | 81.75 m2
Badminton Court
610.000
1341.000
81.75
57000
https://p3d.in/e/XLKyo
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3D
Badminton CourtPerspective view of a 3D model of a Badminton CourtPerspective view of a 3D model of a Badminton Court
Badminton Drop Shot
100
GUIDE
3D
Badminton Drop Shot
Badminton Forehand
100
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3D
Badminton Forehand
5’1” | 1.55 m
20’ | 6.1 m
Badminton Net
155.000
610.000
14000
https://p3d.in/e/Jtidi
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3D
Badminton Net3D model of a Badminton Net viewed in perspective3D model of a Badminton Net viewed in perspective
8.66”-9.06” | 220-230 mm
1” | 25.4 mm (Handle)
26.18”-26.77” | 665-680 mm
2.46-3.35 oz | 70-95 g
Badminton Racket
23.000
2.540
68.000
0.095
45000
https://p3d.in/e/9QB7A
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3D
Badminton Racket3D model of a Badminton Racket viewed in perspective3D model of a Badminton Racket viewed in perspective
Badminton Smash
4500
GUIDE
3D
Badminton Smash
5’4.5” | 1.64 m
November 22, 1943
Billie Jean King
164.000
1943.00
54000
GUIDE
3D
Billie Jean King
5’11” | 1.80 m
June 6, 1956
Björn Borg
180.000
1956.00
27000
GUIDE
3D
Björn Borg
5’8” | 1.73 m
June 15, 1993
Carolina Marín
173.000
1993.00
51000
GUIDE
3D
Carolina Marín
5’5” | 1.65 m
January 15, 1994
Chen Meng
165.000
1994.00
2500
GUIDE
3D
Chen Meng
5’7” | 1.70 m
June 20, 1990
Ding Ning
170.000
1990.00
4500
GUIDE
3D
Ding Ning
6’4” | 1.93 m
February 12, 1991
Earvin N’Gapeth
193.000
1991.00
11000
GUIDE
3D
Earvin N’Gapeth
6’6” | 1.98 m
August 25, 1989
Facundo Conte
198.000
1989.00
4100
GUIDE
3D
Facundo Conte
6’.5” | 1.84 m
January 10, 1979
Francesca Piccinini
184.000
1979.00
22000
GUIDE
3D
Francesca Piccinini
6’3” | 1.91 m
January 6, 1970
Gabrielle Reece
191.000
1970.00
96000
GUIDE
3D
Gabrielle Reece
6’8” | 2.03 m
October 2, 1988
Ivan Zaytsev
203.000
1988.00
27000
GUIDE
3D
Ivan Zaytsev
5’10” | 1.78 m
October 3, 1965
Jan-Ove Waldner
178.000
1965.00
2900
GUIDE
3D
Jan-Ove Waldner
6’1” | 1.85 m
December 31, 1983
Jaqueline Carvalho
185.000
1983.00
13000
GUIDE
3D
Jaqueline Carvalho
5’11” | 1.80 m
February 16, 1959
John McEnroe
180.000
1959.00
53000
GUIDE
3D
John McEnroe
5’7.5” | 1.71 m
October 21, 1982
Lee Chong Wei
171.000
1982.00
71000
GUIDE
3D
Lee Chong Wei
Lin Dan
41000
5’10” | 1.78 m
October 14, 1983
Lin Dan
178.000
1983.00
41000
GUIDE
3D
Lin Dan
5’3” | 1.60 m
April 12, 1991
Liu Shiwen
160.000
1991.00
4600
GUIDE
3D
Liu Shiwen
Ma Long
32000
5’9” | 1.75 m
October 20, 1988
Ma Long
175.000
1988.00
32000
GUIDE
3D
Ma Long
6’2" | 1.88 m
April 19, 1987
Maria Sharapova
188.000
1987.00
131000
GUIDE
3D
Maria Sharapova
5’8" | 1.73 m
October 18, 1956
Martina Navratilova
173.000
1956.00
37000
GUIDE
3D
Martina Navratilova
5’11” | 1.80 m
October 16, 1997
Naomi Osaka
180.000
1997.00
269000
GUIDE
3D
Naomi Osaka
6’2" | 1.88 m
May 22, 1987
Novak Djokovic
188.000
1987.00
246000
GUIDE
3D
Novak Djokovic
6’1” | 1.85 m
August 12, 1971
Pete Sampras
185.000
1971.00
31000
GUIDE
3D
Pete Sampras
2.874”-2.972” | 73-75.5 mm (Diameter)
.78-.935 oz | 22-26.5 g
Pickleball
7.550
0.027
900
https://p3d.in/e/J6b8i
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3D
Pickleball3D model of a Pickleball viewed in perspective3D model of a Pickleball viewed in perspective
20’ | 6.1 m
44’ | 13.41 m
880 ft² | 81.8 m²
Pickleball Court
610.000
1341.000
81.80
12000
https://p3d.in/e/PySsF
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3D
Pickleball CourtView of a Pickleball Court in 3D available for downloadView of a Pickleball Court in 3D available for download
36” | 91.44 cm (Post)
22’ | 6.71 m (Overall)
Pickleball Net
91.440
671.000
3600
https://p3d.in/e/wGZ0m
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Pickleball NetPerspective view of a 3D model of a Pickleball NetPerspective view of a 3D model of a Pickleball Net
7”-8.25” | 177.8-209.6 mm
1.25” | 31.8 mm
15.5”-17” | 39.37-43.18 cm (Max)
6.5-9.5 oz | 185-270 g
Pickleball Paddle
20.960
3.180
43.180
0.270
23900
https://p3d.in/e/0nscV
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3D
Pickleball PaddlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Pickleball PaddlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Pickleball Paddle
1.57” | 40 mm (Diameter)
.095 oz | 2.7 g
Ping-Pong Ball
4.000
0.003
3320
https://p3d.in/e/LJdco
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3D
Ping-Pong Ball3D model of a Ping-Pong Ball (Table Tennis Ball) viewed in perspective3D model of a Ping-Pong Ball (Table Tennis Ball) viewed in perspective
5.9” | 15 cm
.85”-.91” | 21.8-23 mm
9.45”-10.25” | 24-26 cm
2.47-3.53 oz | 70-100 g
Ping-Pong Paddle
15.000
2.300
26.000
0.100
11000
https://p3d.in/e/b3gyH
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3D
Ping-Pong PaddlePerspective view of a 3D model of a Ping-Pong Paddle (Table Tennis Racket)Perspective view of a 3D model of a Ping-Pong Paddle (Table Tennis Racket)
6’1” | 1.85 m
June 3, 1986
Rafael Nadal
185.000
1986.00
352000
GUIDE
3D
Rafael Nadal
5’7” | 1.70 m
February 5, 1995
Ratchanok Intanon
170.000
1995.00
10000
GUIDE
3D
Ratchanok Intanon
6’1” | 1.85 m
August 8, 1981
Roger Federer
185.000
1981.00
470000
GUIDE
3D
Roger Federer
5’9" | 1.75 m
September 26, 1981
Serena Williams
175.000
1981.00
669000
GUIDE
3D
Serena Williams
2.28”-2.68” | 58-68 mm
.167-.194 oz | 4.75-5.5 g
Shuttlecock
6.800
0.005
93000
https://p3d.in/e/mNQ0p
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3D
ShuttlecockView of a Badminton Shuttlecock in 3D available for downloadView of a Badminton Shuttlecock in 3D available for download
5’9" | 1.75 m
June 14, 1969
Steffi Graf
175.000
1969.00
59000
GUIDE
3D
Steffi Graf
Table Tennis Tables
https://p3d.in/e/uQeQ9
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3D
Table Tennis Tables3D model of the Woolsey Ping Pong Table viewed in perspective3D model of the Woolsey Ping Pong Table viewed in perspective
5’4” | 1.63 m
June 20, 1994
Tai Tzu-Ying
163.000
1994.00
4100
GUIDE
3D
Tai Tzu-Ying
2.575”-2.7” | 6.54-6.86 cm (Diameter)
1.975-2.095 oz | 56-59.4 g
Tennis Ball
6.860
59.400
72000
https://p3d.in/e/nVkNk
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3D
Tennis BallView of a Tennis Ball in 3D available for downloadView of a Tennis Ball in 3D available for download
36’ | 11 m
78’ | 23.77 m
2,808 ft2 | 260.9 m2
Tennis Court
1100.000
2377.000
260.90
56000
https://p3d.in/e/Mzr1w
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3D
Tennis Court3D model of a Tennis Court viewed in perspective3D model of a Tennis Court viewed in perspective
10’-12’ | 3.05-3.66 m
10’ | 3.05 m (Panels)
2.5”-3” | 6.35-7.62 cm (Posts)
Tennis Fence
305.000
305.000
7.620
100
https://p3d.in/e/4LyG1
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3D
Tennis FencePerspective view of a 3D model of a Tennis Fence show the different required panel typesPerspective view of a 3D model of a Tennis Fence show the different required panel types
36” | 91.4 cm (Center); 42” | 106.7 cm (Net Post)
42’ | 12.8 m
.1”-.14” | 2.5-3.5 mm (Net Cord)
Tennis Net
106.700
1280.000
0.350
5000
https://p3d.in/e/DQs6e
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3D
Tennis Net3D model of a Tennis Net viewed in perspective3D model of a Tennis Net viewed in perspective
10.625” | 27 cm
.625” | 15.9 mm
27”-27.5” | 68.6-69.9 cm
9-11 oz | 255-312 g
Tennis Racket - Midplus
27.000
1.590
69.900
0.312
70000
https://p3d.in/e/hcjZY
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3D
Tennis Racket - MidplusPerspective view of a 3D model of a Midplus Tennis RacketPerspective view of a 3D model of a Midplus Tennis Racket
6’4” | 193 cm
2’ | 61 cm
4’ | 122 cm
Tennis Umpire Chair - Traditional
193.000
61.000
122.000
300
https://p3d.in/e/Vd6V0
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3D
Tennis Umpire Chair - TraditionalView of a Traditional Tennis Umpire Chair in 3D available for downloadView of a Traditional Tennis Umpire Chair in 3D available for download
6’1” | 1.85 m
June 17, 1980
Venus Williams
185.000
1980.00
167000
GUIDE
3D
Venus Williams
6’4” | 1.93 m
January 4, 1994
Viktor Axelsen
193.000
1994.00
21000
GUIDE
3D
Viktor Axelsen
8.15”-8.39” | 20.7-21.3 cm (Diameter)
9-10 oz | 260-280 g
Volleyball
21.300
0.280
5800
https://p3d.in/e/rUtQT
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3D
VolleyballPerspective view of a 3D model of a VolleyballPerspective view of a 3D model of a Volleyball
Volleyball Attack
5250
GUIDE
3D
Volleyball Attack
Volleyball Block
1500
GUIDE
3D
Volleyball Block
29.5' | 9 m
59’ | 18 m
1,743 ft2 | 161 m2
Volleyball Court
900.000
1800.000
161.00
37000
https://p3d.in/e/qEXKl
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3D
Volleyball CourtView of a Volleyball Court in 3D available for downloadView of a Volleyball Court in 3D available for download
Volleyball Dig
1600
GUIDE
3D
Volleyball Dig
Volleyball Jump Serve
350
GUIDE
3D
Volleyball Jump Serve
7’4.35"-7’ 11.7” | 2.24-2.43 m
36’ | 10.97 m (Total)
.16" | 4 mm
Volleyball Net
243.000
1097.000
0.400
20000
https://p3d.in/e/crCQZ
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3D
Volleyball Net3D model of a Volleyball Net viewed in perspective3D model of a Volleyball Net viewed in perspective
Volleyball Set
3400
GUIDE
3D
Volleyball Set
Volleyball Underhand Serve
300
GUIDE
3D
Volleyball Underhand Serve
Xu Xin
13000
5’11” | 1.80 m
January 8, 1990
Xu Xin
180.000
1990.00
13000
GUIDE
3D
Xu Xin
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic, born May 22, 1987, is a Serbian professional tennis player and he is ranked world No.1 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has held this spot for over 280 weeks. Djokovic has won 17 Grand Slam singles titles as of 2020, the third-most in history for a male player. He has also won five ATP Finals titles, 35 ATP Tour Masters 1000 titles, and 14 ATP Tour 500 titles. Djokovic is the first Serbian player to be ranked No. 1 by the ATP, and he is the first male player representing Serbia to win a Grand Slam singles title.

Novak Djokovic has a height of 6’2" (1.88 m) and plays right-handed with a two-handed backhand. Novak Djokovic has been an active professional since 2003.

Collection of drawings of Novak Djokovic measured with overall height
Novak Djokovic, born May 22, 1987, is a Serbian professional tennis player and he is ranked world No.1 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has held this spot for over 280 weeks. Djokovic has won 17 Grand Slam singles titles as of 2020.

Novak Djokovic has a height of 6’2" (1.88 m) and plays right-handed with a two-handed backhand. Novak Djokovic has been an active professional since 2003.

Collection of drawings of Novak Djokovic measured with overall height
Novak Djokovic
Height:
6’2" | 1.88 m
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Plays: Right-handed

Backhand: Two-Handed Backhand

Years Active: 2003—

Birthday
May 22, 1987

Drawings include:
Novak Djokovic front (standing), side (playing), front (playing; various)

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Badminton Backhand

A Badminton Backhand stroke is when the player hits the shuttle with their backhand area when the shuttle is in mid-air above the head. The swinging pattern is very different from tennis or squash. It is a very difficult skill to master, and many badminton players find it difficult to execute strong backhands. It is a defensive shot that is played when the player is not in a position to play a forehand shot. The purpose of the shot is to get the shuttle over the opponent’s head and force them as close to the rear court.

Collection of drawings of male badminton players performing the Badminton Backhand
A Badminton Backhand stroke is when the player hits the shuttle with their backhand area when the shuttle is in mid-air above the head. The swinging pattern is very different from tennis or squash. It is a very difficult skill to master, and many badminton players find it difficult to execute.

Collection of drawings of male badminton players performing the Badminton Backhand
Badminton Backhand
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Skill Type: Defensive

Birthday

Drawings include:
Badminton Backhand assorted (men, women)

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Roger Federer

Roger Federer, born August 8, 1981, is a Swiss professional player, and he is ranked world No. 4 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record total of 310 weeks. He turned professional in 1998, and was consistently ranked in the top 10 from October 2002 to November 2016. Winning 20 Grand Slam singles titles, Federer holds the record for the most Grand Slams won for a male player. Federer is popular among tennis fans for his all-court game, versatile style of play, and effectiveness as a baseliner and a volleyer.

Roger Federer has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m) and plays right-handed with a one-handed backhand. Roger Federer has been an active professional since 1998.

Drawings of Roger Federer in a range of positions labeled with overall height
Roger Federer, born August 8, 1981, is a Swiss professional player, and he is ranked world No. 4 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He has held the world No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a record total of 310 weeks. He turned professional in 1998.

Roger Federer has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m) and plays right-handed with a one-handed backhand. Roger Federer has been an active professional since 1998.

Drawings of Roger Federer in a range of positions labeled with overall height
Roger Federer
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6’1” | 1.85 m
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Plays: Right-handed

Backhand: One-Handed Backhand

Years Active: 1998—

Birthday
August 8, 1981

Drawings include:
Roger Federer front (standing), side (playing), front (playing; various)

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Anna Kournikova

Anna Kournikova, born June 7, 1981, is a retired Russian tennis player and American television personality. Her celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis players worldwide. While Kournikova has never known a singles title, she reached No. 8 in the world in 2000. She has had greater success playing doubles with her partner Martina Hingis, and Kournikova was at times the No. 1 player. Together they referred to themselves as the “Spice Girls of Tennis”. Kournikova retired from tennis at the age of 21, and she resides in Miami Beach, Florida with singer Enrique Iglesias.

Anna Kournikova has a height of 5’8" (1.73 m) and plays right-handed with a two-handed backhand. Anna Kournikova was professionally active from 1995 to 2007.

Set of illustrations of Anna Kournikova in various poses dimensioned with overall height
Anna Kournikova, born June 7, 1981, is a retired Russian tennis player and American television personality. Her celebrity status made her one of the best known tennis players worldwide. While Kournikova has never known a singles title, she reached No. 8 in the world in 2000.

Anna Kournikova has a height of 5’8" (1.73 m) and plays right-handed with a two-handed backhand. Anna Kournikova was professionally active from 1995 to 2007.

Set of illustrations of Anna Kournikova in various poses dimensioned with overall height
Anna Kournikova
Height:
5’8" | 1.73 m
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Plays: Right-handed

Backhand: Two-Handed Backhand

Years Active: 1995-2007

Birthday
June 7, 1981

Drawings include:
Anna Kournikova front (standing), side (playing), front (playing; various)

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Martina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova, born October 18, 1956, is a retired Czechoslovak-born American tennis player and coach. In 2005 Tennis magazine selected her as the greatest female tennis player for the years 1975 through 2006. Navratilova was ranked world No.1 for 332 weeks in singles and 237 weeks in doubles, and she was the year-end singles No. 1 seven times, and year-end doubles No. 1 five times. She holds the records for most singles and double titles in the Open Era. Born in Czechoslovakia, Navratilova was stripped of her citizenship, and in 1975 she asked the United States for political asylum and was granted temporary residence.

Martina Navratilova has a height of 5’8" (1.73 m) and plays left-handed with a one-handed backhand. Martina Navratilova was professionally active from 1975-2006.

Set of illustrations of Martina Navratilova in various poses dimensioned with overall height
Martina Navratilova, born October 18, 1956, is a retired Czechoslovak-born American tennis player and coach. In 2005 Tennis magazine selected her as the greatest female tennis player for the years 1975 through 2006.

Martina Navratilova has a height of 5’8" (1.73 m) and plays left-handed with a one-handed backhand. Martina Navratilova was professionally active from 1975-2006.

Set of illustrations of Martina Navratilova in various poses dimensioned with overall height
Martina Navratilova
Height:
5’8" | 1.73 m
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Plays: Left-handed

Backhand: One-Handed Backhand
Years Active: 1975-2006

Birthday
October 18, 1956

Drawings include:
Martina Navratilova front (standing), side (playing), front (playing; various)

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