2010 Commonwealth Games, Table Tennis

Introduced in 2002 Commonwealth Games, held in Manchester, Table Tennis is an optional sport of this grand sporting event. This event is included in 2010 Commonwealth Games which will be held in Delhi.

Viewers are expecting to witness a competition of high level from the best athletes of the top table tennis players of the world. Players who fall in the category of Elite Athletes with a Disability or EAD will also compete in the event of Para-Table Tennis, which is a non-compulsory Para-Sport of the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

The game of table tennis in the Commonwealth Games makes a perfect display of swiftness and artistic skills. Singapore has won the maximum number of medals in table tennis event; the country has won 22 medals in all.

In the 2006 Commonwealth Games which was held in Melbourne, the best talented athletes from 35 Commonwealth countries competed for medals. Singapore with 11 medals in all that included 4 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 3 bronze medals was in the first rank in the medals tally chart of 2006 Commonwealth Games of table tennis.

Singapore was followed by India, which won 3 medals in all that included 2 gold medals and 1 bronze medal. In the third spot was Nigeria with 4 medals in all, which included 1 gold medal, 1 silver medal and 2 bronze medals.

In the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the event of table tennis will be featured in seven sections; Men's Singles, Men's Doubles, Women's Singles, Women's Doubles, Men's Team Doubles, Women's Team Doubles and Mixed Doubles.

The venue for 2010 Commonwealth Games of table tennis is Yamuna Sports Complex and the training venues are Jamia Milia Islamia and Yamuna Sports Complex. Players from the different participating Commonwealth nations will be competing for 21 medals in all.

Let us have a look at the results of the table Tennis event at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

Event Men Position Country
Doubles 1 - Gold India
Singles Zi Yang 1 - Gold Singapore
Team 1 - Gold Singapore

Event Women Position Country
Doubles 1 - Gold Singapore
Singles Tienwei Feng 1 - Gold Singapore
Team 1 - Gold India
Singles Para Sport Wheelchair Kata Nwaka Oputa 1 - Gold Nigeria

Last Updated on : 26 October 2010