The International Table Tennis Federation is responsible for the global sport of table tennis and has 222 affiliated National Associations. Table Tennis is an Olympic Sport, introduced at the 1988 Seoul Olympics Games. Table Tennis is also a Paralympic Sport, introduced at the 1960 Rome Paralympic Games. President of the ITTF is Thomas Weikert, former president of the DTTB, the German Table Tennis Association.
In Düsseldorf, there will be various ITTF elections, e.g. for ITTF President and his Executive Committee.
ITTF Executive Committee
President: Thomas Weikert (Germany)
Deputy President: Khalil Al-Mohannadi (Qatar)
Executive Vice Presidents:
Bruce Burton (Canada)
Patrick Gillmann (New Caledonia)
Chérif Hajem (Tunesia)
Masahiro Maehara (Japan)
Melecio Eduardo Rivera (El Salvador)
Shi Zhihao (China)
Petra Sörling (Sweden)
Find out more about the International Table Tennis Federation at ITTF.com.