The LIEBHERR World Table Tennis Championship starts in 10 days, we are getting ready – are you?
The construction and branding of the venues in Halmstad Arena are soon completed. Walking around in the arena you can already feel the vibe of the World Championships. We are so excited to get started, and to show Halmstad, Sweden and Swedish Table Tennis to visitors from more than 140 countries all over the globe. Here is some information that might help you before your visit.
The LIEBHERR World Table Tennis Championships will be played in three venues in Halmstad Arena. There are 72 teams each in the men’s and women’s tournament, spread in the divisions: The Championship Division, 2nd Division and 3rd Division. The tournament starts with a group stage, with six teams in each group. The top three teams in each group continues to the knock out-stage, starting with Round of 16 on 2nd (women) and 3rd of May (men). The women’s final is played on the 5th and men’s final on the 6th of May.
Your tickets give access to all three venues during all day. Don’t forget to print your tickets! If you havent purchased your ticket yet, now is the time. Please go here to book your tickets.
Halmstad is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Sweden, famous for long sandy beaches and a beautiful city center, filled with bars, restaurants and open-air-cafés. Don’t miss to visit the main square, it will be full of sports activities during the championships. Halmstad Arena is located 2 kilometers from the city centre. The local buses to central Halmstad stops just outside Halmstad Arena.
Do you want to find things to do during your stay in Halmstad? Read more here.
In Halmstad you will meet the flourishing spring, with temperatures probably between 10-20 degrees Celsius. I does rain sometimes, but as winter is over and there is practically no risk of snowfall.