World Para Table Tennis Championships

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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]

Location of the Championships[edit]

Edition Year Host Dates Nations Competitors Most gold medals Ref
I 1990 Netherlands Assen 15–21 July 35 226  Germany (14) [2]
II 1998 France Paris 24–30 October 39 292  France (10) [3]
III 2002 Chinese Taipei Paralympic Flag (bordered).png Taipei 15–22 August 45 319  China (8) [4]
IV 2006 Switzerland Montreux 22 September–1 October 48 346  China (14) [5]
V 2010 South Korea Gwangju 25 October–3 November 46 296  China (14) [6]
VI 2014 China Beijing 6–15 September 45 304  China (14) [7]

All-time medal count[edit]

1990-2014

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China 51 21 18 90
2  France 33 24 43 80
3  Germany 32 18 25 75
4  South Korea 18 20 17 55
5  Poland 10 13 9 32
6  Austria 7 12 12 31
7  Spain 7 5 8 29
8  Czech Republic 6 11 8 25
9  Sweden 5 10 17 32
10  Slovakia 5 9 6 20
11  Netherlands 5 7 8 20
12  Norway 4 5 2 11
13  Japan 3 4 6 13
 Russia 3 4 6 13
15  Hong Kong 3 3 2 8
16  United Kingdom 2 5 9 16
17  Belgium 2 3 7 12
18  Denmark 2 3 2 7
19  Finland 2 2 6 10
20  Serbia 2 1 5 8
21 Chinese Taipei Paralympic Flag.svg Chinese Taipei 1 8 9 18
22  Turkey 1 4 4 9
23  Ukraine 1 3 7 11
24  Jordan 1 3 3 7
25   Switzerland 1 2 3 6
26  Israel 1 2 2 5
27  United States 1 1 7 9
28  Mexico 1 1 1 3
29  Croatia 1 0 2 3
30  Italy 0 4 8 12
31  Hungary 0 3 3 6
32  Yugoslavia 0 1 5 6
33  Brazil 0 0 3 3
 Ireland 0 0 3 3
35  Argentina 0 0 2 2
 Slovenia 0 0 2 2
37  Australia 0 0 1 1
 Egypt 0 0 1 1
 Indonesia 0 0 1 1
 Iran 0 0 1 1
 Thailand 0 0 1 1

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