2021 ITTF WORLD VETERANS TOUR
ABOUT THE ITTF
Founded in 1926, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is the international governing body for Table Tennis, and has 226 affiliated member associations; the most of any International Sports Federation.
The ITTF oversees over 80 events a year, including the flagship World Championships, World Cups and World Tour. The ITTF currently has over 2.6 million social media followers, which makes Table Tennis one of the most followed sports on the planet.
Table Tennis has been an Olympic sport since the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games, and is broadcasted in over 170 countries, watched by over 330 million people, following professional players as they show off their lightning-fast reflexes and intense mental focus.
Table Tennis is a life-long sport played by people of all ages, from 5 to 90+, with millions of players globally.
Medical research from university medical schools has illustrated the health benefits of playing table tennis for people suffering from strokes, brain injuries and Alzheimer’s.