2022 ITTF Parkinson's World Table Tennis Championships

Pula - Croatia

Title
2022 ITTF Parkinson's World Table Tennis Championships
Status
Scheduled
Date
October 2022. Final dates to be announced soon.
Project description

The third edition of the world tournament will be a global celebration of life and an open arena for the Parkinson’s fighters. Family members and the general public are also invited to witness the health benefits table tennis brings to the people with Parkinson's, as well as their determination to play table tennis just as good as anyone else, even with the conditions and physical impairments.

Aim
  • To raise awareness of for the positive health benefits of playing table tennis for people with Parkinson’s.
  • To provide networking opportunities for the persons diagnosed with Parkinson’s and their families to exchange ideas and experiences.
Target group
Players with Parkinson's Disease / Family members / General public
Organising Committee

Croatian Table Tennis Association

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Contribution to the Global Goals

Target 3.4 By 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being.

Expected outcomes:

  • 15% of the  ITTF Member Associations (34) participated in the 2022 ITTF Parkinson's World Table Tennis Championships.
  • 150 players, from three different continents, participated.
  • A female participation rate of 35%.
  • 70% of the participants are satisfied with the new classification system.
  • Increased awareness of Parkinson's disease, as well as the benefits of table tennis for rehabilitation.
  • Established the ITTF Parkinson's World Table Tennis Championships a consolidated event.

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