THE ANNUAL TABLE TENNIS EXTRAVAGANZA

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ABOUT WTTC

The NEW WTTC

Held since 1926, the World Table Tennis Championships is the biggest & most important table tennis event of the year, with high historical significance and high interest globally from players, fans, media and partners.

 

Now in a new form comprising of four stages:

  • Finals

  • Inter-Continental Stage (only for team events)

  • Continental Stage

  • Regional Stage

At the grand finale, the 2024 WTTC Finals, ​everything is designed in a compelling and exciting format of meaningful matches, all packed in a new high level event format.

40 Teams in each, Men and Women, will be placed into eight (8) groups of five (5) teams playing a round robin format with each team playing each other once. Group winners and runner ups, for a total of sixteen (16) teams, will progress to the final stage competing in a straight knockout for being crowned Champions.

New and more opportunities for interested parties to organize more than just the biggest table tennis competition, but also a big gathering for the table tennis world. A new appealing competition format presented at the highest levels possible and complemented by marketing and promotional activities for what can be a Table Tennis event for all!

HOST CITIES

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Paris 2013
France
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Tokyo 2014
Japan
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Suzhou 2015
China
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Kuala Lumpur 2016
Malaysia
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Düsseldorf 2017
Germany
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Halmstad 2018
Sweden
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Budapest 2019
Hungary
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Busan 2020
South Korea
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Houston 2021
USA
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Chengdu 2022
China
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Durban 2023
South Africa
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ECONOMIC IMPACT

  • 58.000 people in attendance

  • Direct economic impact for the city $15.87 million

  • Generated tourism spend $8 million, which was higher than the initial investment

  • Event title sponsor recognition 91% rate