Table Tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The table tennis events of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will take place from 6 to 17 August 2016 at the third pavilion of Riocentro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Table Tennis at the 2016 Summer Olympics

There are a total of 4 medal events, two each for men’s and women’s.

Popularly known as ‘ping-pong’, the sport of table tennis consists of two players either side of a waist-high table using small bats to hit a light, plastic ball over the net and onto the other side, winning a point if the opponent fails to return it.

The sport of table tennis made its Olympic debut at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.

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Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Table Tennis Events :

There are a total of 4 medal events, two each for men’s and women’s.

Men’s Events :

  • Singles Event
  • Team Event

Women’s Events :

  • Singles Event
  • Team Event

Around 172 table tennis players (an equal distribution between men and women) are expected to compete in both the singles and team events.

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