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Table tennis at the Summer Paralympics

Table tennis at the Summer Paralympics
Table tennis pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Governing bodyITTF
Events29 (men: 16; women: 13)
Games

Paralympic table tennis has been competed at every Summer Paralympic Games since they were first held in 1960. Men and women compete in singles and team events in ten different classes according to the extent of their disability.

Overall medal summary

Table of medals won by nations, updated after the 2016 Summer Paralympics.[1]

RankNPCGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China59261499
2 West Germany43282697
3 France344347124
4 Austria29232981
5 Great Britain26294297
6 South Korea26293085
7 Germany24252776
8 Netherlands18132354
9 Sweden16272366
10 Switzerland1471031
11 United States13152351
12 Israel1041024
13 Belgium9101534
14 Poland89522
15 Finland86923
16 Slovakia67720
17 Denmark64818
18 Italy5121835
19 Hong Kong591024
20 Czech Republic48416
21 Yugoslavia44311
22 Norway37919
23 Ireland35917
24 Japan35816
25 Hungary33511
26 Australia2338
27 Russia2226
28 Ukraine2158
29 Nigeria2024
30 Spain161118
31 Serbia1427
32 Turkey1326
33 Canada1179
34 Croatia1102
35 Jordan1023
 Thailand1023
37 Slovenia1012
38 Peru1001
39Chinese Taipei Paralympic Flag.svg Chinese Taipei04610
40 Brazil0235
41 Argentina0213
 Mexico0213
43 Egypt0123
44 South Africa0112
45 Malta0101
 Zimbabwe0101
47 Iceland0011
 Independent Paralympic Participants0011
 Indonesia0011
 Jamaica0011
 Moldova0011
 Philippines0011
 Portugal0011
 Rhodesia0011
 Serbia and Montenegro0011
Totals (55 NPCs)3963934761265

Multi medalists

Table tennis players who have won two gold medals or five medals. Active players are in bold.

No. Athlete Country Years Games Gender Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Zhang Xiaoling  China (CHN) 1988-2008 7 F 9 1 2 12
2 Tommy Taylor  Great Britain (GBR) 1960-1980 6 M 8 0 1 9
3 Jochen Wollmert  Germany (GER) 1992-2012 6 M 5 2 3 10
4 Natalia Partyka  Poland (POL) 2004-2016 4 F 5 1 1 7
5 Baruch Hagai  Israel (ISR) 1964-1976 4 M 5 0 1 6
Irene Schmidt  Netherlands (NED) 1972-1980 3 F 5 0 1 6
7 Ján Riapoš  Slovakia (SVK) 2004-2012 3 M 4 1 0 5
8 Michael Dempsey  United States (USA) 1972-2000 8 M 3 4 3 10
9 Rainer Küschall  Switzerland (SUI) 1972-1984 4 M 3 1 2 6
10 Christophe Durand  France (FRA) 1996-2008 4 M 2 1 3 6
11 James Rawson  Great Britain (GBR) 1992-2008 5 M 2 1 2 5
12 Gerda Becker  Netherlands (NED) 1976-1980 2 F 2 1 1 4
Holger Nikelis  Germany (GER) 2004-2012 3 M 2 1 1 4
14 Carol Bryant  Great Britain (GBR) 1968-1972 2 F 2 1 0 3
15 Peter Rosenmeier  Denmark (DEN) 2004-2016 4 M 2 0 2 4
16 Kelly van Zon  Netherlands (NED) 2008-2016 3 F 2 0 1 3
17 Neil Robinson  Great Britain (GBR) 1992-2008 5 M 1 4 1 6
18 Thu Kamkasomphou  France (FRA) 2000-2016 5 F 1 2 3 6
19 Zlatko Kesler  Yugoslavia (YUG)
 Serbia (SRB)
1992-2012 6 M 1 2 2 5
20 José Manuel Ruiz Reyes  Spain (ESP) 2000-2016 5 M 0 3 2 5

Nations

Nation 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 12 16 Years
 Argentina (ARG) 3 9 2 8 4 5 6 8 5 3 2 4 4 13
 Australia (AUS) 2 4 17 2 7 6 1 9 1 2 2 2 5 13
 Austria (AUT) 6 4 21 12 14 10 4 9 9 8 7 8 6 4 14
 Bahamas (BAH) 3 1
 Bahrain (BRN) 2 1
 Belgium (BEL) 1 1 8 3 9 9 4 6 9 9 5 5 3 3 4 15
 Brazil (BRA) 5 3 1 4 5 5 11 14 17 9
 Bulgaria (BUL) 1 1
 Canada (CAN) 16 4 19 10 1 1 2 1 1 9
 Chile (CHI) 1 1 2 3
 China (CHN) 1 12 2 2 8 13 26 28 30 9
 Chinese Taipei (TPE) 2 3 12 8 8 5 4 7
 Colombia (COL) 8 2 2
 Costa Rica (CRC) 2 1
 Croatia (CRO) 4 4 2 4 4 5
 Cuba (CUB) 2 4 2
 Czech Republic (CZE) 9 14 13 6 6 3 6
 Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 1
 Denmark (DEN) 5 1 6 9 2 7 9 5 3 2 3 1 3 13
 Egypt (EGY) 6 4 1 3 4 8 7 7
 Ethiopia (ETH) 2 1 2
 Faroe Islands (FRO) 1 1
 Fiji (FIJ) 1 1
 Finland (FIN) 1 4 4 4 5 6 5 3 2 1 1 1 12
 France (FRA) 13 8 6 11 10 14 17 21 29 29 26 28 16 13
 Germany (GER) 1 3 32 27 20 18 12 12 11 9
 Great Britain (GBR) 10 12 25 18 19 15 9 17 13 10 14 8 11 13 13 15
 Greece (GRE) 2 3 3 3
 Guatemala (GUA) 2 1
 Hong Kong (HKG) 3 5 1 11 6 5 7 2 4 5 3 11
 Hungary (HUN) 1 3 7 7 6 3 5 3 3 6 10
 Iceland (ISL) 3 1 1 2 1 5
 India (IND) 2 1
 Independent Paralympic Participants (IPP) 3 1
 Indonesia (INA) 3 6 3 1 1 5
 Iran (IRI) 4 3 2 1 4
 Iraq (IRQ) 2 1 2
 Ireland (IRL) 5 2 10 8 2 7 8 4 4 2 4 1 12
 Israel (ISR) 1 6 18 4 6 5 1 4 6 4 1 2 4 2 4 15
 Italy (ITA) 9 4 15 4 9 16 8 7 4 7 5 13 10 7 14
 Jamaica (JAM) 5 2 2 1 1 5
 Japan (JPN) 6 5 1 6 6 12 6 5 12 8 2 3 5 13
 Jordan (JOR) 2 2 4 3 3 3 6
 Kenya (KEN) 2 1 2
 Kuwait (KUW) 3 1
 Libya (LBA) 2 1
 Liechtenstein (LIE) 1 3 1 3
 Luxembourg (LUX) 4 1
 Malaysia (MAS) 2 1 2
 Malta (MLT) 1 3 2
 Mexico (MEX) 4 14 1 3 6 5 2 1 2 9
 Moldova (MDA) 1 1
 Netherlands (NED) 2 2 14 6 10 19 5 9 14 7 4 5 4 4 4 15
 New Zealand (NZL) 7 4 2
 Nigeria (NGR) 3 2 7 5 2 3 6
 Norway (NOR) 1 14 5 16 13 3 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 13
 Oman (OMA) 2 1
 Peru (PER) 1 1
 Philippines (PHI) 1 1 2
 Poland (POL) 2 12 9 10 12 13 6
 Portugal (POR) 1 1 2
 Puerto Rico (PUR) 3 2 2
 Rhodesia (RHO) 6 1
 Romania (ROU) 1 1 2 3
 Russia (RUS) 1 1 4 9 9 5
 Serbia (SRB) 4 3 4 3
 Serbia and Montenegro (SCG) 2 1
 Sierra Leone (SLE) 1 1
 Slovakia (SVK) 5 7 10 10 8 7 6
 Slovenia (SLO) 2 2 5 2 4
 South Africa (RSA) 3 9 1 6 5 4 6
 South Korea (KOR) 2 5 5 10 1 37 14 12 15 13 14 23 22 13
 Spain (ESP) 2 4 15 5 8 7 5 6 9 9
 Sudan (SUD) 2 1
 Sweden (SWE) 10 1 13 17 10 15 15 14 10 8 9 8 6 13
 Switzerland (SUI) 11 10 13 15 5 7 6 3 4 3 1 1 12
 Syria (SYR) 1 1
 Tanzania (TAN) 1 1
 Thailand (THA) 3 2 4 7 4
 Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) 1 1
 Turkey (TUR) 1 1 6 9 4
 Ukraine (UKR) 4 2 6 7 10 5
 Unified Team (EUN) 3 1
 United States (USA) 6 26 5 13 10 4 20 21 12 9 3 4 3 2 14
 West Germany (FRG) 16 16 17 21 24 33 6
 Venezuela (VEN) 3 1 1 1 2 5
 Yemen (YEM) 1 1
 Yugoslavia (YUG) 2 4 5 2 1 5
 Zimbabwe (ZIM) 2 1
Nations 10 11 27 27 29 33 23 38 40 31 40 43 45 47 47
Competitors 35 51 279 112 265 270 101 294 265 210 270 239 264 276 269
Year 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 12 16

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