On the island of Taiwan for the first time since the outbreak of the coronavirus resumed the tournament Chinese professional baseball League. The fans are still banned from stadiums, but the organizers found a way to maintain the morale of the competing teams and to compensate for the lack of spectators in the stands.
As reported by Sky Sports, to create a noisy atmosphere, the League has decided to use robots programmed to beat the drums. Also in the stands of the seated mannequins and put the shields depicting people.
the Taiwan League was to be launched on March 14, but due to pandemic coronavirus beginning of the tournament has been rescheduled for April 11. Audience social events on the island are still limited to 500 people.
Robots as fans and drummers,
Game abandoned due to bad weather
Baseball in Taiwan has returned (sort of) but with robots replacing fans in behind closed doors games pic.twitter.com/p10U23qERp
— Sky Sports (@SkySports) April 12, 2020
Similar but less technological measures adopted in Belarus, where they continue to play football in the midst of a pandemic of mers. There solve the problem with the lack of spectators in the stands with mannequins with the faces of real fans.