Sports Competition for Adults Over 40: A Participants Guide to 27 Sports
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The national sponsoring organization for table tennis is USA Table Tennis ("USATT")has almost 8,000 members. The sport is very popular in many parts of the world, especially in Asia and Scandinavia and its popularity now appears to be growing in the U.S.

USA Table Tennis
4065 Sinton Road Ste 120
Colorado Spring, Colorado 80907
Phone: (719) 866-4583
http://www.usatt.org/

The first table below presents the 2017 schedule of national table tennis tournaments for adults. The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups for the 2016 US Open Table Tennis Championship. The third and fourth tables present the national champions and the number of competitors in each age-group over 40 for the 2016 U.S. Table Tennis Open and the the U.S. Table Tennis National Championship.




2009 - National Table Tennis Championships Schedule
EventDateLocation
U.S. Senior Olympic FestivalJanuary 29Tucson, Arizona
U.S. Open Table Tennis ChampionshipsJuly 1Las Vegas, Nevada
U.S. National Table Tennis ChampionshipsDecember 16Las Vegas, Nevada


2008 - National Table Tennis Championships Summary Table
Event Total Competitors Over 40 Women Competitors Over 40 Men Competitors Over 60 Men Competitors Over 70 Women Competitors Over 60
2008 US Table Tennis Open Championships 407 16 134 47 8
    Percent   100%   4%   33%   12%   2%
2008 National Table Tennis Championships 386 37 160 81 18
    Percent   100%   10%   41%   21%   5%

The term "competitors" refers to the entries in each event. In table tennis, a single individual may enter both singles and doubles. For this reason, an individual may represent more than one "competitor" in this table.



2008 U.S. Open Table Tennis Championship Las Vegas, NV July 1-6
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
singlesMen40+Cheng Yinghua73
singlesMen50+Cheng Yinghua53
singlesMen60+Jiri R. Hlava38
singlesMen65+Errol Resek29
singelsMen70+Richard Hicks24
singlesMen75+Bill Neely11
singlesMen80+Mack Horn4
singles - hardbatMen40+Loc Bao Ngo18
singles - under 1800Men40+Jim Zimmerman65
singlesWomen50+Meiklejohn Bella8
singlesWomen60+Chiyako Suzuki8
doublesMen40+Dattel/Chui20
doublesMen50+Seemiller/Sakai28
doublesMen60+Hlava/Chui20
doublesMen70+Hicks/Marcum8

2008 U.S. National Table Tennis Championship Las Vegas, NV December 16-23
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
singlesMen40+Daniel Seemiller30
singlesMen50+Daniel Seemiller50
singlesMen60+Jiri R. Hlava37
singlesMen70+Richard Hicks31
singlesMen75+Mark Shapiro18
singlesMen80+Mac T. Horn14
singles - hardbatMen40+Loc Bao Ngo14
singlesWomen40+Charlene Xiaoying Liu7
singlesWomen50+Charlene Xiaoying Liu12
singlesWomen60+Danuta M Andzejewska10
singlesWomen70+Yvonne M. Kroniage8
doublesMen40+Tran/Aronov45
doublesMen50+Sakai.Seemiller50
doublesMen60+Hicks/Hlava42
doublesMen70+Hicks/Marcum18

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