Countdown begins as Houston marks 100 days to go until the World Table Tennis Championship
HOUSTON, TEXAS (August 16, 2021): The 100-day countdown to the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships in Houston has begun as the historic showpiece event, set to get underway from November 23-29, gets ready to become one to remember for the ages.
This will be the first time the flagship event is hosted in the Americas and for the first-time outside Europe and Asia since 1939. Dating as far back as 1926, the World Table Tennis Championships showcase the world’s best table tennis players.
With the launch of the 2021 World Table Tennis Championships logo, the start of the event is also moving even closer with ticket sales and early bird registration process beginning to commence. Registered users of WorldTableTennis.com will be provided access to the early bird ticketing offers first, so if you are looking to purchase tickets for the events, complete your registration online, and be first in line.
Adopting a revamped and expanded format for the first time, the flagship event of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF), will feature 128 players in singles (Men and Women) and 64 pairs in each of the doubles competitions (Men Doubles, Women Doubles, Mixed Doubles) competing in a straight knockout format at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
The World Table Tennis Championship was last held in Budapest in 2019. The Team edition was scheduled to take place in the Republic of Korea, in Busan last year was postponed and eventually cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Table tennis fans worldwide are now able to get the latest news on the World Championships, at their fingertips with the new WTT App, the first global app to be made available for table tennis.
The WTT App is available for free on both the Apple and Android platforms:
Fans can also search “World Table Tennis App” directly to find the app in their preferred platform.
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