Olympics Games Table Tennis 2020 is reported to next year

Olympic Games Table Tennis in 2021

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 Olympics 2021 instead of 2020

TOKYO 2021 | LIST OF QUALIFIED MEN TEAMS

NO.TEAMNOCCONTINENTSTATUS
1GERMANYGEREUROPEConfirmed
2EGYPTEGYAFRICAConfirmed
3CHINACHNASIAConfirmed
4USAUSAAMERICAConfirmed
5BRAZILBRAAMERICAConfirmed
6AUSTRALIAAUSOCEANIAConfirmed
7JAPANJPN(Host)ASIAConfirmed
8KOREAKORASIAConfirmed
9SLOVENIASLOEUROPEConfirmed
10CROATIACROEUROPEConfirmed
11SWEDENSWEEUROPEConfirmed
12FRANCEFRAEUROPEConfirmed
13PORTUGALPOREUROPEConfirmed
14SERBIASRBEUROPEConfirmed
15TAIPEITPEASIAConfirmed
16HONG KONGHKGASIAConfirmed
Team Germany (Photo Rémy Gros)
Team Germany (Photo Rémy Gros)
Team Japan (Photo Rémy Gros)
Team Japan (Photo Rémy Gros)
The men are Tomokazu Harimoto, Jun Mizutani and Koki Niwa; for the women it is Mima Ito, Kasumi Ishikawa and Miu Hirano
The men are Tomokazu Harimoto, Jun Mizutani and Koki Niwa; for the women it is Mima Ito, Kasumi Ishikawa and Miu Hirano

TOKYO 2021 | LIST OF QUALIFIED WOMEN TEAMS

NO.TEAMNOCCONTINENTSTATUS
1GERMANYGEREUROPEConfirmed
2EGYPTEGYAFRICAConfirmed
3CHINACHNASIAConfirmed
4USAUSAAMERICAConfirmed
5BRAZILBRAAMERICAConfirmed
6AUSTRALIAAUSOCEANIAConfirmed
7JAPANJPNHOSTConfirmed
8HONG KONGHKGASIAConfirmed
9AUSTRIAAUTEUROPEConfirmed
10POLANDPOLEUROPEConfirmed
11DPR KOREAPRKASIAConfirmed
12SINGAPORESGPASIAConfirmed
13HUNGARYHUNEUROPEConfirmed
14ROMANIAROUEUROPEConfirmed
15TAIPEITPEASIAConfirmed
16KOREAKORASIAConfirmed
The successful United States team (Photo courtesy of Table Tennis USA)
The United States team (Photo courtesy of Table Tennis USA)

Major table tennis events in 2021

For table tennis, there are some major events in 2021.

MOTIF, the new Olympic table tennis table
MOTIF, the new Olympic table tennis table, which will be used during the event. (Fabricated by San-ei table tennis)

June

  • 2021 World Table Tennis Championships Finals, Houston, Texas (USA): 17-26 Jun

July

  • Tokyo Olympics 2021 (date to be confirmed)

August

  • None

September

  • 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).

Olympic Committee Made The Unfortunate Decision To Postpone The Olympics For Next Summer Due To The Coronovirus Outbreak
Olympic Committee Made The Unfortunate Decision To Postpone The Olympics For Next Summer Due To The Coronovirus Outbreak

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.

 

Olympics Games Table Tennis 2020 is reported to next year
Olympics Games Table Tennis 2020 is reported to next year

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.”

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