2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships

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2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships
Date 28 February–6 March
Edition 53rd
Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Venue Malawati Stadium
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The 2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 28 February to 6 March 2016.

Seeding[edit]

The top sixteen teams of the first division and the top two teams of the second division at the 2014 World Team Championships were guaranteed a place in the first division, along with the top six placed teams in the world rankings not already qualified.[1]

Qualification Men's team Women's team
Top sixteen in 2014
Top two of the 2nd Division in 2014  England
 Italy
 Brazil
 Sweden
ITTF World Team Ranking[2]  Hong Kong
 Belarus
 Denmark
 Czech Republic
 Romania
 Malaysia
 Russia
 Spain
 Thailand
 France
 United States
 Malaysia

Schedule[edit]

Five individual events were contested. Qualification rounds were held from 26–27 April.[3]

Rounds in Main Draw
Finals
Date 28
February
29
February
1
March
2
March
3
March
4
March
5
March
6
March
Men's team GS GS GS GS 1/8 final QF SF F
Women's team GS GS GS GS 1/8 final, QF QF, SF SF F

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China (CHN)2002
2 Japan (JPN)0202
3 Chinese Taipei (TPE)0011
 England (ENG)0011
 North Korea (PRK)0011
 South Korea (KOR)0011
Totals (6 nations)2248

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's team
details
 China
Fan Zhendong
Fang Bo
Ma Long
Xu Xin
Zhang Jike
 Japan
Kenta Matsudaira
Jun Mizutani
Koki Niwa
Yuya Oshima
Maharu Yoshimura
 South Korea
Jang Woo-jin
Jeong Sang-eun
Joo Sae-hyuk
Jung Young-sik
Lee Sang-su
 England
Alan Cooke (coach)
Paul Drinkhall
Liam Pitchford
Sam Walker
Women's team
details
 China
Chen Meng
Ding Ning
Li Xiaoxia
Liu Shiwen
Zhu Yuling
 Japan
Ai Fukuhara
Yui Hamamoto
Kasumi Ishikawa
Mima Ito
Misako Wakamiya
 North Korea
Cha Hyo-sim
Kim Song-i
Ri Mi-gyong
Ri Myong-sun
 Chinese Taipei
Chen Szu-yu
Cheng Hsien-tzu
Cheng I-ching
Lin Chia-hui
Liu Hsing-yin

Results[edit]

Men's team[edit]

 
Round of 16QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
              
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 China3
 
 
 
 Sweden0
 
 Croatia0
 
 
 
 Sweden3
 
 China3
 
 
 
 South Korea0
 
 North Korea0
 
 
 
 Portugal3
 
 Portugal1
 
 
 South Korea3
 
 
 
 
 
 China3
 
 
 Japan0
 
 
 
 
 
 Japan3
 
 
 
 Hong Kong1
 
 Austria1
 
 
 
 Hong Kong3
 
 Japan3
 
 
 
 England1
 
 Poland2
 
 
 
 England3
 
 England3
 
 
 France2
 
 
 
 

Women's team[edit]

 
Round of 16QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
              
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 China3
 
 
 
 Netherlands0
 
 Austria2
 
 
 
 Netherlands3
 
 China3
 
 
 
 Chinese Taipei0
 
 Chinese Taipei3
 
 
 
 Ukraine2
 
 Chinese Taipei3
 
 
 Hong Kong2
 
 
 
 
 
 China3
 
 
 Japan0
 
 
 
 
 
 Singapore2
 
 
 
 North Korea3
 
 Romania0
 
 
 
 North Korea3
 
 North Korea1
 
 
 
 Japan3
 
 South Korea0
 
 
 
 Germany3
 
 Germany0
 
 
 Japan3
 
 
 
 

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships Playing System" (PDF). ITTF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-05-13. Retrieved 2014-05-28. 
  2. ^ "ITTF World Team Ranking" (PDF). ittf.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-06. Retrieved 2016-02-17. 
  3. ^ Schedule Archived 2015-04-10 at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]