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Nothing but a success

With 100.000 inhabitants, Halmstad is the smallest city to host the world championships in the history of table tennis. Looking back on the success in May, we can only conclude that Halmstad is a small town, capable of anything. With the championship all summed up and...

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Thank you world – now don´t be a stranger!

Another week in life has gone by. For us, the WTTC 2018 organisation, it has been a very, very memorable one. Most of us are, quite naturally, feeling a bit empty right now to be honest. But, at the same time, extremely grateful to have been part of an adventure that...

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Battle of the giants

Tomorrow will be an historic day. Sweden will once again face its old antagonist China in the Men´s Team Semifinal at 11.00 local Swedish time. In the semifinal, China beat Austria with 3-0 and it was a quite enjoyable journey towards the final for the Chinese aces....

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Standing ovations for “Unified Korea”

North & South Korea Announce Unified Team at 2018 World Team Table Tennis Championships. North Korea and South Korea have remarkably told the umpires that they don’t want to compete on the table against each other here in Halmstad, Sweden, when they walked into...

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Swedish minister of sports visits WTTC

Picture: Steve Dainton CEO ITTF, Annika Strandhäll Minister of Sports Sweden, Thomas Weikert President ITTF, Petra Sörling President STTA, Mikael Peterson General secretary STTA Photo: Remy Gros Annika Strandhäll the Swedish minister of sports today made a visit to...

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The annual grand meeting (AGM) for the ITTF were held at  the beautiful Hotel Tylösand and attracted 135 delegates from all over the world. The major thing decided at the AGM (135 delegates) was where the 2020 WTTC will be played. A unanimously AGM approved that South...

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Almost 150 nations present

Welcome to the LIEBHERR World Table Tennis Championships 2018

24 centrecourts all under the same roof

Welcome to the biggest sports event in Sweden 2018.

400 media representatives

Journalists from all over the world will cover the LIEBHERR World Table Tennis Championships 2018 in Halmstad.

350 million TV-viewers

Gigantic interest in social medias. Table tennis, in Rio Olympics 2016, was watched by more than 550 million people.


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Days until the LIEBHERR WTTC 2018 in Halmstad









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