Para Table Tennis
Table tennis is a sport event entailing multiple techniques, speed and agility. Para table tennis, suitable for people with different types of impairment, has been a Paralympic sport since the first Paralympic Games held in Rome in 1960.
With a total of 11 classes, athletes are mainly categorized into threewheelchair (TT1-TT5), standing (TT6-TT10) and intellectually impaired (TT11). TT1 and TT6 athletes are with the highest level of impairment in their respective groups.
The rules of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) also apply to Para table tennis competitions with modifications made to facilitate the wheelchair class. For examples:
For more details, please visit the website of International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF): http://www.ipttc.org/.