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    ITTF Opens Bidding Process for the 2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships

    Bidding process for the 2020 ITTF World Team Table Tennis Championships has begun!

    The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is calling for expressions of interest to host the biggest table tennis event on earth, the 2020 ITTF World Team Table Tennis Championships.

    Held since 1926, the World Table Tennis Championships is the biggest & most important table tennis event of year, with high historical significance and high interest globally from players, fans, media and partners and now your country has the chance to host it!

    ITTF President Thomas WEIKERT welcomes as many different countries to show their interest in hosting this unique event: “The ITTF World Table Tennis Championships is a perfect way for countries and cities to showcase themselves to the world. The event is broadcasted in over 120 countries, and is seen by over 350 million people, so what better way to put yourself on the global map than through table tennis. I look forward to seeing as many countries show their interest as possible, not just from our tradition hosts, but new ones as well.”

    The World Table Tennis Championships alternate between team & individual events annually. In 2020, the world’s best teams shall convene to fight for the title of World Team Champion, strong contenders include China, Germany, Japan, Korea Republic, Singapore, France, Brazil, USA, Nigeria and England to name a few.

    The promotional opportunities of hosting a World Table Tennis Championships is massive, with your city's landmarks on the world feed, reaching over 355 million TV audiences in at least 122 countries across the world and millions more through ITTF’s 2.2 million social media fans.

    Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity, by registering your interest to host the 2020 ITTF World Team Table Tennis Championships at

    The 2020 host will follow Halmstad, Sweden and Budapest, Hungary, who will host the 2018 and 2019 editions respectively.

    Media Contact
    High resolution photos will be available on request. For more information and photos, please contact:

    Visit the ITTF Press Release Archive Here.

    For any other questions or queries, please contact ITTF's Head of Communications
    Matt Pound at

    Notes to the Editor
    About International Table Tennis Federation

    The International Table Tennis Federation is responsible for the global sport of table tennis and has 226 affiliated National Associations. Table Tennis is an Olympic Sport, introduced at the 1988 Seoul Olympics Games. Table Tennis is also a Paralympic Sport, introduced at the 1960 Rome Paralympic Games.

    Find out more about the International Table Tennis Federation at

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