1926 World Table Tennis Championships

The 1st World Table Tennis Championships were held in London from December 6 to December 11, 1926.[1][2]

The championships were originally held as the European Championships which was the same year that the International Table Tennis Federation was formed. It was retrospectively designated as the first World Championships.[3]

MedalistsEdit

TeamEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's team
Swaythling Cup
details
  Hungary
Roland Jacobi
Béla von Kehrling
Zoltán Mechlovits
Daniel Pecsi
  Austria
Paul Flussmann
Eduard Freudenheim
Munio Pillinger
  England
Charles Allwright
Bernard Bernstein
Percival Bromfield
Frank Burls
James Thompson
  India
Athar-Ali Fyzee
Hassan Ali Fyzee
A.M. Peermahomed
B.C. Singh
S.R.G. Suppiah

IndividualEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
  Roland Jacobi   Zoltán Mechlovits   Munio Pillinger
  S.R.G. Suppiah
Women's singles
details
  Mária Mednyánszky   Doris Gubbins   Anastasia Flussmann
  Winifred Land
Men's doubles
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  Roland Jacobi
  Daniel Pecsi
  Zoltán Mechlovits
  Béla von Kehrling
  Paul Flussmann
  Munio Pillinger
  Cyril Mossford
  Hedley Penny
Mixed doubles
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  Zoltán Mechlovits
  Mária Mednyánszky
  Roland Jacobi
  Linda Gleeson
  Eduard Freudenheim
  Gertrude Wildam
  H.A. Bennett
  Winifred Land

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Championships Results". ITTF Museum. Archived from the original on 2017-04-24. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  2. ^ "ITTF Statistics". ittf.com. Retrieved 13 April 2017.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Matthews/Morrison, Peter/Ian (1987). The Guinness Encyclopaedia of Sports Records and Results, pages 310. Guinness Superlatives. ISBN 0-85112-492-5.

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