The 2019 World Championships is just round the corner, find out how you can join in the action all around the world at your convenience!
Day 1 of the biggest Table Tennis event of the year starts on 21st of April (Saturday) at the Hungexpo, Budapest, Hungary!
The World Table Tennis Championships have been held since 1926, biennially since 1957.
Five individual events, which include men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles, women’s double and mixed doubles, are currently held in odd numbered years. In 2019 Budapest will be the host of the event. The world’s best table tennis athletes will compete at Budapest during Easter. This is going to be the fourth time when the Hungarian capital hosts the most important event of the year in this sport. Almost 70 years later after the last rendez-vous the “Pearl of Danube” will be the home of the sport that everyone loves. Table tennis is for everyone. The Organising Committee planned to follow through the dream of the best world championships ever, therefore they will provide side-programs for the families and the exhibitors. The Fun zone and the exhibition stands will be waiting for their visitors, exhibitors and table tennis supporters, at HUNGEXPO Budapest Fair Center.
Kicking things off will be the Mixed Doubles action at 8 am GMT with 4 tables coming to you from the main hall and 4 more from the second hall. The action does not stop as qualification continues until the top 128 Men & Women’s Singles and the top 64 pairs in Men’s, Women’s & Mixed Doubles events emerge on 22nd April. TV production will commence at 4 pm GMT on the same day.
Fans can expect the best viewing experience from the 22nd – 28th of April as the 2019 World Championships is broadcasted all over the world. Wondering where to catch it all?