As a number one sport within the Paralympic programme, the ITTF is honoured to be a part of the LA28 Paralympic Video games.
Para desk tennis has a wealthy historical past within the Paralympic Video games, having been a part of the programme because the first Video games in Rome in 1960, when solely wheelchair athletes had been allowed to take part. Right this moment, the game is the third largest by way of taking part athletes.
Along with its historic roots, Para Desk Tennis has advanced to incorporate athletes with a variety of impairments, with 11 lessons of athletes showcasing their abilities. With greater than 40 million aggressive gamers in over 100 international locations worldwide, the game continues to thrive and achieve reputation.
The ITTF is dedicated to selling and growing Para Desk Tennis for athletes with disabilities and being a part of the LA28 Paralympic Video games is a testomony to this dedication. The ITTF appears to be like ahead to collaborating intently with the Worldwide Paralympic Committee and the LA28 Organising Committee to make sure a profitable and memorable Paralympic Video games for all desk tennis athletes and followers.
The LA28 Paralympic Video games, also called the 18th Summer time Paralympic Video games, is an occasion ruled by the Worldwide Paralympic Committee and is ready to happen in Los Angeles, California, from 15 August to 27 August 2028 in world-class stadiums and venues throughout the town. The Paralympics can be held in Los Angeles for the primary time and would be the second Summer time Paralympics to be held in the US because the Atlanta Video games in 1996.
Go to the IPC web site here for extra particulars on the LA28 Paralympic Video games and the authorised 22 sports activities.