Tokyo Olympic 2021 Table Tennis
Tokyo Olympics Table Tennis will be organized during the summer 2021. There are also some special rules for table tennis in this Olympic Games.
TOKYO 2021 | LIST OF QUALIFIED MEN TEAMS
TOKYO 2021 | LIST OF QUALIFIED WOMEN TEAMS
Major table tennis events in 2021
For table tennis, there are some major events in 2021.
- 2021 World Table Tennis Championships Finals, Houston, Texas (USA): 17-26 Jun
- Tokyo Olympics 2021 (date to be confirmed)
- 2021 European Championships, Cluj-Napoca (ROU): 28 Sep – 3 Oct
Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 is postponed
The Tokyo Olympics originally scheduled for 2020 are postponed “no later than the summer of 2021” due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced (source: Official announcement).
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) finally announced on Tuesday March 24 that it had decided to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games, at the latest in the summer of 2021. The Olympic Games were initially scheduled to take place this summer from July 24 to August 9, 2020.
Table tennis athletes will have one more year to prepare for the “Tokyo Olympics 2021”.
ITTF supports decision to postpone Tokyo Olympics
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on Tuesday expressed support to the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
“As partners of the IOC since 1988, we at the ITTF have lived very good times,” said the ITTF President Thomas Weikert.
“We have grown as an Olympic sport and, more than ever, we are here to say that we wholeheartedly support today’s IOC decision.”
- ITTF supported the decision of Tokyo IOC (24 Mars 2020)
- Olympic Games postponed to 2021 (Official)
- Tokyo 2020 Official Website
- Olympic competition schedule
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