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Doubles to Change Staff Occasions at Paris 2024 Paralympic Video games

by Pablo Perez, ITTF Head of Para Desk Tennis

The IPC introduced that males’s doubles, girls’s doubles and blended doubles will change males’s and ladies’s group occasions on the Paris 2024 Paralympic Video games.

The class for pairs in doubles competitions can be decided with a most quantity obtained by including the category numbers of the 2 gamers. There can be 4 lessons in every of the lads’s and ladies’s doubles competitions, and two for blended doubles.

Males’s Doubles
  • Class MW4: Wheelchair (lessons including to most 4)
  • Class MW8: Wheelchair (lessons including to most 8)
  • Class MS14: Standing (lessons including to most 14)
  • Class MS18: Standing (lessons including to most 18)
Ladies’s Doubles
  • Class WW5: Wheelchair (lessons including to most 5)
  • Class WW10: Wheelchair (lessons including to most 10)
  • Class WS14: Standing (lessons including to most 14)
  • Class WS20: Standing (lessons including to most 20)
Combined Doubles
  • Class XW7: Wheelchair (lessons including to most 7)
  • Class XS17: Standing (lessons including to most 17)

 

Though this technique is new for desk tennis, it’s generally used for different sports activities.

Class 11, for gamers with mental impairment, is just not included within the doubles occasions.

Introducing three doubles occasions in each standing and wheelchair classes supplies a variety of sophistication mixtures, leading to much more thrilling and unpredicted outcomes.

Furthermore, the completely different class mixtures are designed to guard decrease lessons, gamers with a larger incapacity and provides center lessons extra flexibility (class 3 and sophistication 8).

Singles occasions have been additionally confirmed.

Males’s Singles

  • Class 1 (Wheelchair)
  • Class 2 (Wheelchair)
  • Class 3 (Wheelchair)
  • Class 4 (Wheelchair)
  • Class 5 (Wheelchair)
  • Class 6 (Standing)
  • Class 7 (Standing)
  • Class 8 (Standing)
  • Class 9 (Standing)
  • Class 10 (Standing)
  • Class 11 (Mental Impairment)

 

Ladies’s Singles

  • Courses 1/2 (Wheelchair)
  • Class 3 (Wheelchair)
  • Class 4 (Wheelchair)
  • Class 5 (Wheelchair)
  • Class 6 (Standing)
  • Class 7 (Standing)
  • Class 8 (Standing)
  • Class 9 (Standing)
  • Class 10 (Standing)
  • Class 11 (Mental Impairment)

 

The Paris 2024 Paralympic Video games will see 280 desk tennis athletes compete in 31 medals occasions. They may open on 28 August 2024.

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