Know your facts:
- Unified Sports? Yes
- Estimated number of athletes participating: 268 athletes + 43 Unified partners
Table tennis is a backstroke sport. Athletes play with a ball and all players have a table tennis bat. The ball is played over the net into the other field. Table tennis can also be played in a wheelchair.
Special Olympics feature:
Apart from the traditional events, Special Olympics include individual skill events that allow athletes to work and compete in basic skills of table tennis. These skills include bouncing the ball with the bat, volleying, and backhand skills.
We have five competitions at National Games:
- Mixed Doubles
- Unified Sports Doubles
- Unified Sports Mixed Doubles