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 2018 schedule of national table tennis tournaments for adults. The second table summarizes the number of competitors, by gender and selected age groups for the 2017 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 2017 U.S. Table Tennis Open and the the U.S. Table Tennis National Championship.



2011 USATT 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
2011 USATT U.S. Open Table Tennis Championship 248 31 89 25 11
    Percent   100%   13%   36%   10%   4%
2011 USATT U.S. National Table Tennis Championship 321 48 132 46 16
    Percent   100%   14%   41%   14%   5%



2011 USATT U.S. Open Table Tennis Championship Milwaukee, WI June 30-July 4
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
SinglesMen40+Niraj Oak38
SinglesMen50+Avishy Schmidt26
SinglesMen60+Richard McAfee31
SinglesMen75+Bill Neely8
SinglesMen80+Al Miller2
Mixed Singles65+Richard H. Hicks14
Mixed Singles70+Richard H. Hicks17
Singles - HardbatMen40+Richard Gonzales23
Singles - HardbatMen60+Jim McQueen10
SinglesWomen40+Sumi Lee6
SinglesWomen50+Charlene Xiaoying Liu7
SinglesWomen60+Bella Livshin4
Doubles - HardbatMen50+Harrington/Nedrow6
Mixed Doubles40+Norby/Seemiller20
Mixed Doubles50+Sakai/Seemiller22
Mixed Doubles60+Hicks/McCollum14
Note: Certain age-groups included both men and women. For example, in the 65+ Singles there were 14 competitors, 11 men and 3 women.

2011 USATT U.S. National Championship Las Vegas, NV December 16-19
EventGenderAge GroupChampionCompetitors
SinglesMen40+Daniel Seemiller36
Singles - HardbatMen40+Adoni Maropis16
SinglesMen50+Avishy Schmidt47
SinglesMen60+Jiri R. Hlava40
Singles - HardbatMen60+Kenny Mock22
SinglesMen70+George Braithwaite21
Mixed Singles75+George Braithwaite8
Mixed Singles80+Morton Greenberg3
Mixed Singles85+Mac T. Horn3
SinglesWomen40+Jun Gao9
SinglesWomen50+Charlene Xiaoying Liu11
SinglesWomen60+Bella Livshin8
SinglesWomen70+Ann Alvarez3
Mixed Doubles40+Yip/Dattel26
Mixed Doubles50+Sakai/Seemiller28
Mixed Doubles60+Mack/McQueen28
Mixed Doubles70+Hicks/Marcum12

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