ITTF Para Table Tennis Communication
Last update on Monday November 28, 2016


Here are the official statements from Para Table Tennis and meeting minutes.
You can find also the reports of technical delegates about last tournaments.
Archives of past years are also available.

Official Statements and Meeting Minutes

Date Contributor Summary
28 November 2016 PTT Division

2018 ITTF PTT World Individual Championships
General information

CORRECTED RDP – see yellow amendments
Effect with start directly after the draw instead of after the publication of the player’s list on PTT website.
Point 4 G – Illness and injury
Some explanation regarding illness and injury during the tournament:
1) A player give up during a match due to illness or injury - she/he lose points according to the rating system but NOT the penalty points – no multiple penalization!
2) A player done show up for a match due to illness or injury – minus 35 penalty points will be effective without or with a medical attest!
Penalty points can be discounted only ones during a tournament.
Ranking Default Policy

28 October 2016 PTT Division

2017 ITTF PTT World TEAM Championships - INFORMATION
- 1 team per class per Country – choice of players by the Country
- team composition, 2 or 3 players maximum – each player need to be classified as no classification will be organized
- we will try to organize each class Men and Women (if possible)
- playing system of Rio with Round Robin in first stage follow by KO in second stage – group of 3 or 4 teams with the 2 first going over to the second stage
- maybe consolation KO (for 3rd and 4th position) if possible and time
- WTC (80 points) will not been take in consideration for the TC points needed for the World Individual Championships 2018

02 October 2016 PTT Division

2018 ITTF PTT World Individual Championships - REMINDER
Please read carefully attached documents already publish earlier. To answer some questions, starting October 2016 and all 2017 tournaments including the Regional Championships published on our calendar will be take in consideration for the Tournament Credit allocation EXCEPT the World Team Championships organized in Bratislava on May 13-20, 2017. For your remainder, players playing in team events ONLY will NOT accumulate TC points.
Tournament Credit System
Ranking Default Policy

31 August 2016 PTT Division

List of qualified players for Paralympic Games
Explanation
Players' list
Single selection / Team selection

30 August 2016 PTT Division

Important documents for Paralympic Games
Training Information Bulletin
Paralympic Games - Training schedule

01 July 2016 PTT Division

2018 ITTF PTT World Individual Championships
Tournament Credit System
Ranking Default Policy

13 June 2016 PTT Division Minutes of the PTT Division meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 04 March 2016
18 May 2016 Juraj Stefak


Classification: Organization of re-evaluation of classes and protest solving
As a result of PTT EC meeting in Kuala Lumpur and Senior classifiers meeting in Bratislava was decided, that No re-evaluation of classes and protest solving will be organized during 2016 tournaments. New organization of re-evaluation and protest solving from the year 2017 will be announced after PG in Rio.
Juraj Stefak, Classification officer

12 May 2016 PTT Division


Balls and tables in Rio 2016 PG
The balls which will be used in Rio during the Paralympic Games are the following:
- The balls
The tables which will be used in Rio during the Paralympic Games are the following:
- Standing tables
- Wheelchair tables

24 April 2016 PTT Division
Final player’s list
By attached please find:
- Single Selection
- Team Selection
As no new cancellation were received, no need for the NPCs to confirm the selected players and teams. By attached, the final player’s list and team competition who can no longer be change. The final composition of the teams will be given by the Coaches in Rio to the TD and Referee. From now all rejected slots, for any reason, will be send to the IPC re-allocation system. Each unused slot can be re-allocated to any sport, TT included.
09 April 2016 PTT Division Paralympic Games – Single and Team selections
By attached please find: In Team Events, three changes were requested by Countries:
  • One in TM4-5 instead of TM3 (ARG)
  • One in TM9-10 instead of TM6-8 (EGY)
  • One in TM9-10 instead of Tm6-8 (POL)
In Single Events, all replacements and Bipartite allocations have been accepted and no new confirmations are needed. Be informed that all rejection for any reason before April 23th can be replaced by the first “Alternate” player in order of ranking on January 15th. After April 23th, all rejected slot will be sent to the IPC who will add this slot to the re-allocation system. This means that the IPC can re-allocate this unused slot to any sport (TAT included).
24 March 2016 PTT Division Lower class playing in higher class
During our EC meeting held in Kuala Lumpur, follow decision was take concerning lower players playing in higher classes.
1. In single events
Each player playing in higher class due to class combination will lose ranking points if defeated against higher player as follow:
- One class difference – 80%
- Two classes difference – 60%
- Three classes difference – 40%
- Four classes difference – 20%
2. In team events
Each player playing in higher class due to class combination or playing in higher class due to his partner class, will lose ranking points if defeated against higher player as follow:
- One class difference – 80%
- Two classes difference – 60%
- Three classes difference – 40%
- Four classes difference – 20%
This will be with immediate effect!
22 March 2016 Juraj Stefak Classification of class 11 players and re-evaluation and/or protest of all classes:
- Classification for the class 11 players will be organized in El Prat de Llobregat (ESP) and Pattaya (THA).
- Re-evaluation and/or protest will NOT be organized before the Paralympic Games Rio 2016.
More information will be announced in time.
12 March 2016 PTT Division
BIPARTITE allocations and replacements
By attached please find:
- Important information to read before to complete Single and Team documents
- Bipartite summary of requests
- Bipartite rationale
- Single selection- replacements and Bipartite allocations – document to complete
- Team pre-selections – document to complete

Both documents (Single and Team) MUST be sent to the Selection Officer no later than March 26th!
02 February 2016 PTT Division Minutes of the PTT Division meeting in Vejle, Denmark on 10 and 11 October 2016.
16 January 2016 Nico Verspeelt Tournament Credit Rio 2016
Tournament Credit Rio 2016-updated on 16th January 2016

Technical Delegates Reports

Date Technical delegate Tournament
16 November 2016 Emese Barsai Inspection report of 2017 ITTF PTT World Team Championships
06 November 2016 Christina Chee Evaluation Report of 2016 PTT Thailand Open
27 August 2016 James Kenny Evaluation Report of 2016 PTT Spanish Open
27 August 2016 James Kenny Evaluation Report of 2016 PTT Slovakia Open
18 August 2016 Cyril Sen Evaluation Report of 2016 PTT Indonesia Open
21 July 2016 Constantina Crotta Evaluation Report of 2016 PTT Romania Open - RITTO
01 July 2016 Steven W.H. Lee Evaluation Report of 2016 PTT China Open
07 June 2016 Georgios Seliniotakis Inspection Report of 2017 ITTF PTT American Regional Championships
08 May 2016 Roger Edeflod Evaluation Report of 2016 PTT Slovenia Open - updated on 22nd May 2016
19 April 2016 Wim Kivits Evaluation Report of 2016 PTT Lignano Master Open
19 April 2016 Gorazd Vecko Inspection report of 1st PTT Indonesia Open
21 January 2016 Georgios Seliniotakis Inspection Report of 1st Greek PTT Open
20 January 2016 Francesco Nuzzo Evaluation Report of 1st Morocco TT Open and 2015 ITTF PTT African Regional Championships
04 January 2016 Gorazd Vecko Evaluation Report of 2015 Copa Costa Rica


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