Table tennis at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics
at the I Summer Youth Olympic Games
|Venue||Singapore Indoor Stadium|
|Dates||21 – 26 August 2010|
|No. of events||3 (1 boys, 1 girls, 1 mixed)|
|Competitors||64 (32 boys, 32 girls) from 47 nations|
|Table tennis at the
2010 Summer Youth Olympics
The table tennis competition at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics took place in Singapore Indoor Stadium between 21–26 August, with training hall set in National University of Singapore (NUS). 64 athletes composed of 32 boys and 32 girls at the age between 14 and 16 (born between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 1995) competed in different events of Men's Singles and Women's Singles. Further, each athlete paired with another athlete of the opposite sex participated in Mixed Team event. Each team match consisted of the best of three matches. The Women's Singles was played first, followed by Men's Singles and Mixed Doubles.
A total of 64 athletes qualified mainly from tournaments including ITTF Cadet Challenge, five ITTF Junior Circuit events, and five continental qualification tournaments (Africa, Asia, Europe, Pan America, Oceania). The others qualified from ITTF under 15 world ranking and the host National Olympic Committee (NOC). The maximum number of athletes per NOC was one man and one woman.
|Men's Singles||Women's Singles|
|ITTF Cadet Challenge (4)||October 19–25, 2009||Tokyo|| Yin Hang (cancelled)
Adem Hmam (reallocated)
| Yang Ha-Eun
|African Qualification Tournament (2)||November 21–23, 2009||Cairo|| Bedair Omar
| Dina Mesheref
|ITTF U-15 World Ranking (4)||December 31, 2009||-|| Hung Tzu-Hsiang
Chiu Chung Hei
Phillip Kumiov (rejected)
Ondrej Bajger (reallocated)
| Gu Yuting
Isabelle Siyun LI
|Pan American Qualification Tournament (3)||February 1–3, 2010||San Salvador|| Jouti Eric
| Ariel Hsing
|ITTF Specific Tournament (1)||February 6–7, 2010||Manama||Emilien Vanrossomme||Britt Eerland|
|ITTF Specific Tournament (1)||February 14–15, 2010||Cairo||Leornado Mutti|| Sofia Polcanova (rejected)
Alice Loveridge (reallocated)
|ITTF Specific Tournament (1)||March 23–24, 2010||Lignano||Tamas Lakatos||Celine Pang|
|Oceanian Qualification Tournament (1)||April 1, 2010||Auckland||Kevin Wu||Julia Wu|
|Asian Qualification Tournament (4)||April 2–4, 2010||Bangkok|| Kim Kwang-Song
Hasintha Arsa Marakkala
| Kim Song-i
Ng Ka Yee
|ITTF Specific Qualification Tournament (1)||April 10, 2010||Auckland||Tanapol Santiwattanatarm||Lily Phan|
|European Qualification Tournament (4)||April 16–18, 2010||Novara|| Konrad Kulpa
| Mateja Jeger
|ITTF Specific Qualification Tournament (1)||April 24–25, 2010||Valencia||Florian Wagner||Katsiaryna Baravok|
|Host Country Representation (1)||-||-||Clarence Chew||Qualified in previous tournament|
|Unused Quota of Host Country Representation (replacement)||-||-||Quota used||Maria Xiao|
|NOC Universality Places (4)||-||-|| Luis Mejia
Warren Li Kam Wa
| Jolie Mafuta Ivoso
Nuwani G. Vithange
Qualified athletes from the same NOC teamed up first (17 teams). The remaining players formed continental mixed teams as a second option (2 African teams, 6 European teams, 3 Pan American teams), and an intercontinental team was the last consideration (4 teams).
|3||South Korea (KOR)||0||1||1||2|
|5||Chinese Taipei (TPE)||0||1||0||1|
|Isabelle Li Siyun
|| Japan (JPN)
| South Korea (KOR)
| Intercontinental 1
Gu Yuting (CHN)
Adem Hmam (TUN)
- "Webpage for 2010 First Youth Olympic Games at ITTF.com". ittf.com. ITTF. Retrieved 1 October 2010. External link in
- "Specific Rules for 2010 Youth Olympic Games" (PDF). ITTF. Retrieved 1 October 2010.
- "Qualification System for the First Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2010" (PDF). ITTF. Retrieved 1 October 2010.
- "Players Qualified for the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore" (PDF). ITTF. 20 July 2010. Retrieved 1 October 2010.
- "YOG Clothing and Composition of Teams" (PDF). ITTF. Retrieved 1 October 2010.
- "Teams Seeding List of Youth Olympic Games 2010" (PDF). ITTF. 17 August 2010. Retrieved 1 October 2010.