2021 ITTF Parkinson's World Table Tennis Championships

Berlin - Germany

Title
2021 ITTF Parkinson's World Table Tennis Championships
Status
Upcoming
Start date
09 September to 11 September 2021
Project description

Second Parkinson’s World Table Tennis Championships in Berlin, Germany, after the pilot project in Pleasantville, NY (USA) was such a huge success.

Aim

To raise awareness of Parkinson’s Disease and showcase how table tennis can improve the lives of those diagnosed with it.

Target group
Players (and those who want to become) with Parkinson disease / Family members and friends / Public in general
Partner & Organiser

YUVEDO

Expected outcomes:

  • Different persons from different countries world-wide have participated in the Parkinson's World Table Tennis Championships.
  • The participation rate of female players was at least 30%.
  • A comprehensive documentation promoting table tennis for people with Parkinson's disease has been elaborated.
  • The second project was successful despite Covid-19 and everyone stays safe and healthy during the tournament despite people with Parkinson's being a risk group.
  • The awareness for Parkinson's disease and for the benefits of table tennis for those who have this disease is raised.

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