Table tennis at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

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Table tennis
at the 2022 Commonwealth Games
2022 Commonwealth Games Table Tennis.svg
VenueNational Exhibition Centre
Dates29 July – 8 August 2022
Competitors190 from 34 nations
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Table tennis is one of the sports contested at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, to be held in Birmingham, England. This will be the sixth staging of table tennis at the Commonwealth Games since its inclusion in 2002, and the second staging within England specifically.

The competition is scheduled to take place between 29 July and 8 August 2022, spread across eleven events (including four parasport events).[1][2]

Schedule

The competition schedule is as follows:[1][2]

G Preliminary matches (group) P Preliminary matches (knockout) ¼ Quarter-finals ½ Semi-finals B Bronze medal match F Gold medal match
Date
Event
Fri 29 Sat 30 Sun 31 Mon 1 Tue 2 Wed 3 Thu 4 Fri 5 Sat 6 Sun 7 Mon 8
Session → M E M E M E M E A M E M E M E M E M E M
Men's singles G P ¼ ½ B F
Men's doubles P P ¼ ½ B F
Men's team G G ¼ ½ B F
Women's singles G P P ¼ ½ B F
Women's doubles P P P ¼ ½ B F
Women's team G G ¼ ½ B F
Mixed doubles P P ¼ ½ B F
Parasport
Men's singles C3–5 G G ½ B F
Men's singles C8–10 G G ½ B F
Women's singles C3–5 G G ½ B F
Women's singles C6–10 G G ½ B F

Venue

The table tennis competitions are being held at the National Exhibition Centre in Solihull.[3] Five other sports - badminton, boxing, netball, para powerlifting, and weightlifting - will also take place there.[4]

Medal summary

Medal table

  *   Host nation (England)

RankCGAGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 India4127
2 Singapore3227
3 England*2125
4 Australia1326
5 Wales1012
6 Nigeria0224
7 Malaysia0202
Totals (7 CGAs)11111133

Medallists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
Sharath Kamal
 India
Liam Pitchford
 England
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
 India
Women's singles
details
Feng Tianwei
 Singapore
Zeng Jian
 Singapore
Liu Yangzi
 Australia
Men's doubles
details
 England
Paul Drinkhall
Liam Pitchford
 India
Sharath Kamal
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
 Singapore
Poh Shao Feng Ethan
Clarence Chew
Women's doubles
details
 Singapore
Feng Tianwei
Zeng Jian
 Australia
Jee Minhyung
Jian Fang Lay
 Wales
Charlotte Carey
Anna Hursey
Mixed doubles
details
 India
Sharath Kamal
Sreeja Akula
 Malaysia
Choong Javen
Karen Lyne
 Singapore
Clarence Chew
Zeng Jian
Men's team
details
 India
Harmeet Desai
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
Sharath Kamal
Sanil Shetty
 Singapore
Clarence Chew
Poh Shao Feng Ethan
Pang Yew En Koen
Izaac Quek
 England
Paul Drinkhall
Tom Jarvis
Liam Pitchford
Sam Walker
Women's team
details
 Singapore
Zeng Jian
Zhou Jing Yi
Feng Tianwei
Wong Xin Ru
 Malaysia
Tee Ai Xin
Alice Chang
Karen Lyne
Ho Ying
 Australia
Feng Chunyi
Jian Fang Lay
Jee Minhyung
Liu Yangzi

Para

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's C3–5
details
Jack Hunter-Spivey
 England
Nasiru Sule
 Nigeria
Isau Ogunkunle
 Nigeria
Men's C8–10
details
Joshua Stacey
 Wales
Ma Lin
 Australia
Ross Wilson
 England
Women's C3–5
details
Bhavina Patel
 India
Ifechukwude Ikpeoyi
 Nigeria
Sonalben Patel
 India
Women's C6–10
details
Yang Qian
 Australia
Lei Lina
 Australia
Faith Obazuaye
 Nigeria

Qualification

Table tennis

A total of 160 players (80 per gender) qualified to compete at the Games.[5] The majority achieved team qualification as follows:

  • The host nation.
  • Nations on the ITTF World Team Rankings as of 2 January 2020.
  • Recipients of CGF/ITTF Bipartite Invitations (one nation per CGF region).
  • The highest-ranked nation not yet qualified.

In addition, players not in qualified teams were individually picked as follows:

  • Region-specific invitations (2 per region).
  • Players on the ITTF World Singles Rankings as of 2 January 2020.
  • General invitations.

Para table tennis

A total of 32 players (16 per gender) will qualify to compete at the Games.[6] They will qualify for each competition as follows:

  • Players on the ITTF Para Table Tennis Rankings as of 1 May 2022 (one per CGF region).
  • A player on the aforementioned ranking not already qualified.
  • Recipients of CGF/ITTF Bipartite Invitations.

Participating nations

There were 34 participating Commonwealth Games Associations (CGA's) in table tennis and para-table tennis with a total of 190 (94 men and 96 women) athletes. The number of athletes a nation entered is in parentheses beside the name of the country.[7]

References

  1. ^ a b "Competition Schedule". BOCCG. Archived from the original on 2 March 2022. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  2. ^ a b Competition Schedule | Table Tennis and Para Table Tennis (PDF). BOCCG. pp. 33, 34. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2 March 2022. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  3. ^ "NEC WILL HOST SIX SPORTS AT THE 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES". The NEC. 19 October 2022. Archived from the original on 26 December 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  4. ^ "Venues | THE NEC". BOCCG. Archived from the original on 29 October 2021. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  5. ^ "Athlete Allocation System | Table Tennis" (PDF). Commonwealth Sport / ITTF. 10 December 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on 30 March 2022. Retrieved 1 April 2022.
  6. ^ "Athlete Allocation System | Para Table Tennis" (PDF). Commonwealth Sport / ITTF. 10 December 2021. Archived (PDF) from the original on 16 April 2022. Retrieved 17 April 2022.
  7. ^ "Table Tennis and Para Table Tennis Number of Entries by CGA" (PDF). www.results.birmingham2022.com. Birmingham Organizing Committee for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. 31 July 2022. Retrieved 1 August 2022.

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