World Para Table Tennis Championships

The World Para Table Tennis Championships are the world championships for para table tennis where athletes with a disability compete. They are organised by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on a four-year rotation with the Paralympic Games (every four years).

The first edition was held in 1990 in Assen, Netherlands, the second in 1998, from that the championships was held every four years.[1]

LocationsEdit

Individual and Team Individual Team
Edition Year Host Dates Nations Competitors Most golds won Ref
1 1990   Assen 15–21 July 35 226   Germany (14) [2]
2 1998   Paris 24–30 October 39 292   France (10) [3]
3 2002   Taipei 15–22 August 45 319   China (8) [4]
4 2006   Montreux 22 September–1 October 48 346   China (14) [5]
5 2010   Gwangju 25 October–3 November 46 296   China (14) [6]
6 2014   Beijing 6–15 September 45 304   China (14) [7]
1 2017   Bratislava 17–20 May 34 247   Russia (3) [8]
7 2018   Lasko 15–21 October 56 330   South Korea (4) [9]

All-time medal countEdit

As 2018 (including medals won at the 2017 team championships)

RankNPCGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China (CHN)542527106
2  France (FRA)352949113
3  Germany (GER)33203083
4  South Korea (KOR)22221963
5  Poland (POL)13161342
6  Spain (ESP)961126
7  Austria (AUT)7121433
8  Sweden (SWE)7111836
9  Czech Republic (CZE)611926
10  Slovakia (SVK)69823
11  Netherlands (NED)68822
12  Russia (RUS)67619
13  Turkey (TUR)48517
14  Norway (NOR)45413
15  Belgium (BEL)43714
16  Serbia (SRB)41611
17  Ukraine (UKR)36817
18  Great Britain (GBR)351422
19  Japan (JPN)35917
20  Hong Kong (HKG)35311
21  Denmark (DEN)34310
22  Chinese Taipei (TPE)281222
23  Italy (ITA)241016
24  Finland (FIN)22711
25  Jordan (JOR)1337
26  Croatia (CRO)1247
27  Israel (ISR)1236
   Switzerland (SUI)1236
29  United States (USA)1179
30  Brazil (BRA)1135
31  Mexico (MEX)1113
32  Hungary (HUN)0437
33  Yugoslavia0156
34  Thailand (THA)0134
35  Bulgaria (BUL)0101
36  Argentina (ARG)0033
  Australia (AUS)0033
  Ireland (IRL)0033
39  Egypt (EGY)0022
  Slovenia (SLO)0022
41  Indonesia (INA)0011
  Iran (IRI)0011
Totals (42 NPCs)248251350849

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "One Family, One Sport, the Reality Realised in Korea". ittf.com. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
  2. ^ 1990 World Championships
  3. ^ 1998 World Championships
  4. ^ 2002 World Championships
  5. ^ 2006 World Championships
  6. ^ 2010 World Championships
  7. ^ 2014 World Championships
  8. ^ "2017 ITTF Para Table Tennis World Team Championship Info". International Table Tennis Federation. 8 April 2019.
  9. ^ "2018 World Championships". International Para Table Tennis Federation. 17 March 2019.

External linksEdit