2019 ITTF Team World Cup

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2019 ITTF Team World Cup
VenueTokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium
LocationTokyo, Japan
Date6–10 November 2019
Competitors97 from 17 nations
Total prize money$270,000
Champions
Men China
Women China
← 2018

The 2019 ITTF Team World Cup (also known as the ZEN-NOH 2019 ITTF Team World Cup for sponsorship reasons) was a table tennis competition that took place in Tokyo, Japan, from 6 to 10 November 2019. It was the 12th edition of the ITTF-sanctioned event, and also served as one of the test events for the 2020 Summer Olympics.[1][2][3]

China won both events, defeating South Korea in the men's team final and Japan in the women's team final.[4][5]

Medallists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's team
details
 China
Fan Zhendong
Xu Xin
Lin Gaoyuan
Ma Long
Liang Jingkun
 South Korea
Jang Woo-jin
Lee Sang-su
Jung Young-sik
Lim Jong-hoon
Cho Dae-seong
 Chinese Taipei
Lin Yun-ju
Chen Chien-an
Liao Cheng-ting
Peng Wang-wei
Wang Tai-wei
 Japan
Tomokazu Harimoto
Koki Niwa
Jun Mizutani
Maharu Yoshimura
Takuya Jin
Women's team
details
 China
Chen Meng
Liu Shiwen
Sun Yingsha
Wang Manyu
Ding Ning
 Japan
Mima Ito
Kasumi Ishikawa
Miu Hirano
Hitomi Sato
 Chinese Taipei
Cheng I-ching
Chen Szu-yu
Cheng Hsien-tzu
Liu Hsing-yin
Su Pei-ling
 South Korea
Suh Hyo-won
Jeon Ji-hee
Choi Hyo-joo
Yang Ha-eun
Shin Yu-bin

Qualification[edit]

The host nation Japan, and each of the current continental team champions qualified for both the men's and women's events, with additional places awarded to the highest-placed teams at the 2018 World Team Championships that had not already qualified through continental events.[6][7]

Notes
  1. a Two qualifying places awarded, to ensure that both North and South America were represented.
  2. b Five qualifying places awarded to the highest-placed teams that did not already qualify through continental events.
  3. c Australia initially qualified, but later withdrew from the World Cup. Their place was taken by Vanuatu.[8]

Men's team[edit]

Seeding[edit]

Teams were seeded based on the latest ITTF World Team Ranking.[9]

Group stage[edit]

The group stage took place on 6 and 7 November.

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML Pts Qualification
1  China 2 2 0 6 0 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  Chinese Taipei 2 1 1 3 4 3
2  Nigeria 2 0 2 1 6 2

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML Pts Qualification
1  England 2 2 0 6 1 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  Japan 2 1 1 4 4 3
3  Austria 2 0 2 1 6 2

Group C[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML Pts Qualification
1  Germany 2 2 0 6 0 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  Brazil 2 1 1 3 3 3
3  Australia 2 0 2 0 6 2

Group D[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML Pts Qualification
1  South Korea 2 2 0 6 1 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  United States 2 1 1 4 5 3
3  Sweden 2 0 2 2 6 2

Knockout stage[edit]

The knockout stage took place from 7 to 10 November.

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
         
 China 3
 United States 0
 China 3
 Japan 0
 Japan 3
 Germany 1
 China 3
 South Korea 1
 South Korea 3
 Brazil 1
 South Korea 3
 Chinese Taipei 0
 Chinese Taipei 3
 England 0

Women's team[edit]

Seeding[edit]

Teams were seeded based on the latest ITTF World Team Ranking.[9]

Group stage[edit]

The group stage took place on 6 and 7 November.

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML Pts Qualification
1  China 2 2 0 6 0 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  Ukraine 2 1 1 3 4 3
3  Egypt 2 0 2 1 6 2

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML Pts Qualification
1  Japan 2 2 0 6 0 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  United States 2 1 1 3 1 3
3  Austria 2 0 2 1 6 2

Group C[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML Pts Qualification
1  Chinese Taipei 2 2 0 6 1 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  Romania 2 1 1 4 3 3
3  Vanuatu 2 0 2 0 6 2

Group D[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L MW ML Pts Qualification
1  South Korea 2 2 0 6 0 4 Advance to knockout stage
2  Hong Kong 2 1 1 3 3 3
3  Brazil 2 0 2 0 6 2

Knockout stage[edit]

The knockout stage took place from 8 to 10 November.

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
         
 China 3
 United States 0
 China 3
 Chinese Taipei 0
 Hong Kong 2
 Chinese Taipei 3
 China 3
 Japan 0
 South Korea 3
 Ukraine 1
 South Korea 1
 Japan 3
 Romania 0
 Japan 3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 ITTF Team World Cup". ITTF. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Tokyo 2020 Test Events". Tokyo 2020. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  3. ^ "ZEN-NOH named as title sponsor of 2019 ITTF Team World Cup in Tokyo". Inside The Games. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Korea Republic in optimistic mood for Tokyo 2020". ITTF. Retrieved 10 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Sun Yingsha escapes, China retains title". ITTF. Retrieved 10 November 2019.
  6. ^ "2019 ITTF Team World Cup / Playing System and Qualification Criteria" (PDF). ITTF. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  7. ^ "2019 ITTF Team World Cup / Qualified Teams" (PDF). ITTF. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  8. ^ "Continental champions ready for Team World Cup clash". ITTF. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  9. ^ a b "2019 ITTF Team World Cup / Seeding" (PDF). ITTF. Retrieved 5 November 2019.

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