Table tennis at the 2020 Summer Paralympics

Table tennis at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan will take place at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium[1]. There will be expected to be 280 qualified slots (174 male, 106 female) to compete in male and female events.[2]

Table tennis
at the XVI Paralympic Games
VenueTokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
Dates26 August to 4 September 2020
Competitors280 (expected) in 31 events
2016

QualificationEdit

The qualification period will start on 1 January 2019 and end on 31 March 2020. The qualification slots are allocated to the individual athletes not to the NPCs. Athletes who compete in their regional championships will be likely to qualify for the 2020 Summer Paralympics if they win in their class category respectively.

Competitions[3] Dates Venue Berths
2019 ITTF PTT Oceania Championships 1 - 4 May 2019   Darwin 101 qualified slots
55 male
50 female
2019 ITTF PTT African Championships 30 June - 3 July 2019   Alexandria
2019 ITTF PTT Asian Championships 23 - 27 July 2019   Taichung
2019 Parapan American Games 23 August - 1 September 2019   Lima
2019 ITTF PTT European Championships[4] 16 - 21 September 2019   Helsingborg
2020 ITTF PTT World Qualification Tournament 9 - 11 May   Laško 21 qualified slots
11 males
10 females
ITTF PTT World Ranking List Allocation 31 March 2020 - 100 qualified slots
72 males
28 females
Bipartite Invitation Allocation 15 May 2020 - 50 qualified slots
36 males
14 females
Total 280

On 9 January 2019, the International Table Tennis Federation announced that the 2019 INAS Global Games held in Brisbane, Australia will be recognised and it would mean that class 11 players (players with intellectual impairments) will be able to achieve ranking points to compete in the Paralympics. As well as table tennis, athletics (recognised by World Para Athletics) and swimming (recognised by World Para Swimming)[5].

Qualified nationsEdit

As of July 2019[6][7][8][9] .

Medal tableEdit

MedalistsEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's individual – Class 1
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Men's individual – Class 2
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Men's individual – Class 3
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Men's individual – Class 4
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Men's individual – Class 5
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Men's individual – Class 6
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Men's individual – Class 7
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Men's individual – Class 8
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Men's individual – Class 9
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Men's individual – Class 10
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Men's individual – Class 11
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Men's team – Class 1-2
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Men's team – Class 3
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Men's team – Class 4-5
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Men's team – Class 6-7
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Men's team – Class 8
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Men's team – Class 9-10
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WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's individual – Class 1-2
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Women's individual – Class 3
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Women's individual – Class 4
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Women's individual – Class 5
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Women's individual – Class 6
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Women's individual – Class 7
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Women's individual – Class 8
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Women's individual – Class 9
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Women's individual – Class 10
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Women's individual – Class 11
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Women's team – Class 1-3
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Women's team – Class 4-5
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Women's team – Class 6-8
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Women's team – Class 9-10
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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tokyo 2020 Venues". tokyo2020.org. 7 November 2018.
  2. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 9 August 2019.
  3. ^ "2019 ITTF PTT Tournaments Calendar". International Para Table Tennis Federation. 7 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Helsingborg 2019: Top seeds rule Para table tennis regional championships". International Paralympic Committee. 23 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Table tennis at the INAS Global Games to be recognised by ITTF". inside the games. 9 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Titles retained, titles regained; familiar names secure Darwin podium places". International Table Tennis Federation. 2 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Paralympic Games bound, Mohamed Sameh Eid Salah for fifth time". International Table Tennis Federation. 1 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Nervous moments surprise defeats Taichung". International Table Tennis Federation. 24 July 2019.
  9. ^ "Rio medalists' hopes alive". International Table Tennis Federation. 24 July 2019.