The World Para Table Tennis Championships are the world championships for para table tennis where athletes with a disability compete. They are organised by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) on a four-year rotation with the Paralympic Games (every four years).

The first edition was held in 1990 in Assen, Netherlands, the second in 1998, from that the championships was held every four years.[1]

Locations

Individual and Team Individual Team
Edition Year Host Dates Nations Competitors Most golds won Ref
1 1990 Netherlands Assen 15–21 July 35 226  Germany (14) [2]
2 1998 France Paris 24–30 October 39 292  France (10) [3]
3 2002 Taiwan Taipei 15–22 August 45 319  China (8) [4]
4 2006 Switzerland Montreux 22 September–1 October 48 346  China (14) [5]
5 2010 South Korea Gwangju 25 October–3 November 46 296  China (14) [6]
6 2014 China Beijing 6–15 September 45 304  China (14) [7]
1 2017 Slovakia Bratislava 17–20 May 34 247  Russia (3) [8]
7 2018 Slovenia Laško 15–21 October 56 330  South Korea (4) [9]
8 2022 Spain Andalucia 6–12 November  South Korea (11) [10]

All-time medal count

As 2022 (including medals won at the 2017 team championships)

RankNPCGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China (CHN)542527106
2 France (FRA)393256127
3 Germany (GER)36223391
4 South Korea (KOR)33262887
5 Poland (POL)16212057
6 Spain (ESP)971329
7 Austria (AUT)7121534
8 Sweden (SWE)7111836
9 Netherlands (NED)79925
10 Czech Republic (CZE)611926
11 Slovakia (SVK)691126
12 Great Britain (GBR)671932
13 Ukraine (UKR)67821
14 Russia (RUS)67619
15 Turkey (TUR)591327
16 Italy (ITA)551121
17 Belgium (BEL)53917
18 Serbia (SRB)51915
19 Norway (NOR)46414
20 Hong Kong (HKG)45312
21 Japan (JPN)371020
22 Denmark (DEN)35412
23 Chinese Taipei (TPE)281525
24 Finland (FIN)23712
25 Australia (AUS)2259
26 Brazil (BRA)21912
27 Thailand (THA)17715
28 Hungary (HUN)1438
29 Croatia (CRO)1348
30 Jordan (JOR)1337
31 United States (USA)12710
32 Israel (ISR)1236
  Switzerland (SUI)1236
34 Mexico (MEX)1113
35 Yugoslavia0156
36 Indonesia (INA)0123
37 Bulgaria (BUL)0101
38 Argentina (ARG)0055
39 Egypt (EGY)0033
 Ireland (IRL)0033
41 Slovenia (SLO)0022
42 Greece (GRE)0011
 Iran (IRI)0011
 Romania (ROU)0011
Totals (44 entries)2882884251001

See also

References

  1. ^ "One Family, One Sport, the Reality Realised in Korea". ittf.com. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
  2. ^ 1990 World Championships
  3. ^ 1998 World Championships
  4. ^ 2002 World Championships
  5. ^ 2006 World Championships
  6. ^ 2010 World Championships
  7. ^ 2014 World Championships
  8. ^ "2017 ITTF Para Table Tennis World Team Championship Info". International Table Tennis Federation. 8 April 2019.
  9. ^ "2018 World Championships". International Para Table Tennis Federation. 17 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Electronic table tennis review system approved by the ITTF Board of Directors". International Table Tennis Federation. 6 November 2021.