ITTF calls for expressions of interest for the 2020 World Team Championships

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The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has called for expressions of interest to host 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 has welcomed 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 alternates between team & individual events annually. In 2020, the world’s best teams will 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 2020 host will follow Halmstad, Sweden and Budapest, Hungary, who will host the 2018 and 2019 editions respectively.

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