Table Tennis

Table Tennis

Sport Overview

A player wins a game by getting 11 points first (however, when the score is 10–10, the game continues until there is a two-point difference). All of singles matches, doubles matches, and team competitions are played in a best-of-five format.

[Schedule]
 Saturday, 14th May - Monday, 16th May , Wednesday, 18th May - Friday, 20th May 2022

[Venue]
 Green Arena Kobe (Main Arena) <Kobe city, Hyogo>
 Kobe Central Gymnasium (Athletic Field, Gymnasium Hall 1) <Kobe city, Hyogo>

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Event

1. Team match (by level)
 ・Men, Women
2. Individual match (by level)
 ・Men's Doubles / Women's doubles / Mixed Doubles
 ・Men's Single / Women's Singles
* From 1 and 2, Athlete may enter a maximum of four events (team match, Men / Women Singles, Men / Women Doubles and Mixed Doubles).
3. Para-Sport (by type of impairment)
 ・Men / Women Singles
 ・Standing (Upper extremity impairment), Standing (Lower extremity impairment), Wheelchair, Intellectual impairment
 * One athlete may enter an event in 3.

[Competition level]
A: Advanced athletes (top athletes who participate in international, national and local competitions)
B: Beginners (playing for hobby and exchange)

[Age・Gender Category]
・The age of the youngest athlete in the team will determine the age category for both the team match and doubles.
・An athlete (team) may enter a younger age category than that of his/her own.
・Grades and age categories may bind depending on how many athletes register. Provided, however, medals will be awarded by each grade and age category.

(General Category)
EventGenderGradeAge Categories
TeamMenA and B30+, 40+, 50+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+
Women
DoublesMenA and B30+, 40+, 50+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+
Women
Mixed
SinglesMenA and B30+, 40+, 50+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+
Women

(Para-Sport Category)
EventPara-SportGradeAge categories
Para category (Singles)
Standing (Upper extremity impairment)
Standing (Lower extremity impairment)
Wheelchair
Intellectual impairment
Men
Women
A and B30+, 50+

Eligibility

Japanese nationals with impairments who wish to participate must compete any one of the following procedures during registration.
(1) Athletes who wish to participate “Standing (Upper extremity impairment)” “Standing (Lower extremity impairment)” and “Wheelchair”, must attach a PDF file of a photo copy of physical disability certificate and bring original certificate on the competition day.
(2) Athletes who wish to participate “Intellectual impairment” must attach a PDF file of their photo copy of medical rehabilitation handbook and bring original handbook on the competition day.

Overseas national with impairments who wish to participate must complete any one the following procedures during registration.
Athletes who wish to participate “Standing (Upper extremity impairment)” “Standing (Lower extremity impairment)” and “Wheelchair”, must attach a PDF file of a photo copy of a certificate which shows their impairments or a medical certificate written by physicians (English-only) and bring original certificate on the competition day.
* In the case, athletes register the para-category which does not apply to the category they declare, the organizer may not allow their participation.

Age Requirement

Minimum age is 30 (born on or before 31st December 1992)
In line with the sport-specific rules, an athlete must compete in their designated age group, with your age determined as at 31st December 2022.
For example, if you are 39 during Games time but have turned 40 by 31st December 2022, you would compete in the 40+ age category.

Sport News

[16th July 2021] Updated “World Anti-Doping Code” and “the rules of the International Masters Games Association” of Sports Information Guide.
[5th April 2021] Updated “1 Organisers” of Sports Information Guide.
[1st March 2021] We have released the Sports Information Guide with new schedule!

Sports Information Guide

Schedule

Sport Discipline May 2022 Venues
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Table Tennis                      
Green Arena Kobe (Main Arena)  * Grade A
Kobe Central Gymnasium (Athletic Field, Gymnasium Hall 1) * Grade B and Para-Sport

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of 1st March, 2021. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.

Venue

Green Arena Kobe (Main Arena)  * Grade A

Location Midoridai, Suma-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・7 minutes by Walking from Sogoundokoen Sta.
・5 minutes by car from Hanshin Expressway Kobe Yamate Line “Shirakawa-minami” Exit
・5 minutes by car from Hanshin Expressway Kita Kobe Line “Fusehata-nishi” Exit
Official Homepage

Kobe Central Gymnasium (Athletic Field, Gymnasium Hall 1) * Grade B and Para-Sport

Location 4-1-1 Kusunokicho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・1 minutes by Walking from Okurayama Sta.
・10 minutes by car from Hanshin Expressway Kobe Line “Yanagihara” Interchange
Official Homepage http://www.kobe-spokyo.jp/engkcg/english/

Sport Check-in

[Date and Time]
 Saturday, 14th May – Friday, 20th May, 9:00 - 17:00
 * Information will be also provided on the official training day (13th May)

[Venue]
 Each competition venue (Green Arena Kobe and Kobe City Central Gymnasium)
 Check-in to reception at the front entrance (lobby)

[Remarks]
 Athletes must bring the competition AD card in person

Nearest Village

Masters Village Hyogo (Duo Kobe “Duo Dome”)

Location 3-2-1 Aioicho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
Access From JR Kobe Station, exit out of Central Gate, go down to the basement floor using the
escalator at the south exit. The square in front of the escalator is “Duo Dome”.
Official Homepage http://www.duokobe.com/

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