Table tennis
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
VenueGeorgia World Congress Center
Dates20 July to 4 August 1996
Competitors166 from 51 nations
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The table tennis competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics consisted of four events.[1]

Participating nations

A total of 166 athletes (85 men and 81 women), representing 51 NOCs, competed in four events.[2]

Medal table

1 China (CHN)4318
2 Chinese Taipei (TPE)0101
3 South Korea (KOR)0022
4 Germany (GER)0011
Totals (4 entries)44412

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
Liu Guoliang
Wang Tao
Jörg Roßkopf
Men's doubles
 Liu Guoliang
and Kong Linghui (CHN)
 Lü Lin
and Wang Tao (CHN)
 Lee Chul-Seung
and Yoo Nam-Kyu (KOR)
Women's singles
Deng Yaping
Chen Jing
 Chinese Taipei
Qiao Hong
Women's doubles
 Deng Yaping
and Qiao Hong (CHN)
 Liu Wei
and Qiao Yunping (CHN)
 Park Hae-Jung
and Ryu Ji-Hae (KOR)


  1. ^ "Table Tennis at the 1996 Summer Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Athlete count for Table Tennis". Olympedia. Retrieved 30 October 2021.