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Riocentro Pavilion 3 will be venue for Rio 2016 Olympic Games Table Tennis competition

The Table Tennis competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games was played at the Riocentro (Pavilion 3) from Saturday 6 August to Wednesday 17 August 2016.

The competition consisted of four medal events - men's singles, women's singles, men's team event and women's team event.

Singles events

Riocentro Pavilion 3 will be venue for Rio 2016 Olympic Games Table Tennis competition

The Singles events were run using a single-elimination format.

The winners of the two semi-finals in each event competed for the gold medal, while the semi-final losers played for the bronze medal.

The draw for the Singles events was held on 3 August 2016 according to a seeding structure based on the ITTF World Ranking lists published on 1 August 2016.

The 16 highest-ranked players qualified directly to the third round of the event whilst the players ranked from 17 to 32 qualified directly to the second round; whilst all other players qualified either to the first or preliminary rounds.

Team events

The Team events were run using a single-elimination format.

The winners of the two semi-finals in each event competed for the gold medal, while the semi-final losers played for the bronze medal.

Each team consisted of three players, and each match consisted of four singles matches and one doubles match.

Individual matches were the best of five games.


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Competition Schedule

This was the schedule of play for the 2016 Olympic Games table tennis events...

Date Session Event Round
Sat 6 August 2016 09:00-10:30 Women's Singles Preliminary
09:45-11:15 Men's Singles Preliminary
11:15-12:45 Women's Singles One
 
14:30-16:00 Women's Singles One
16:00-17:30 Men's Singles One
 
19:00-20:30 Men's Singles One
20:30-22:00 Women's Singles Two

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Date Session Event Round
Sun 7 August 2016 09:00-10:00 Women's Singles Two
10:00-12:00 Men's Singles Two
 
13:30-14:30 Women's Singles Two
14:30-16:30 Men's Singles Two
 
18:00-20:00 Women's Singles Three
20:00-22:00 Men's Singles Three

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Date Session Event Round
Mon 8 August 2016 10:00-12:00 Women's Singles Three
12:00-14:00 Men's Singles Three
 
16:00-17:00 Women's Singles Four
17:00-18:00 Men's Singles Four
 
20:30-21:30 Women's Singles Four
21:30-22:30 Men's Singles Four

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Date Session Event Round
Tue 9 August 2016 10:00-14:00 Women's Singles Quarter Finals
 
16:00-18:00 Men's Singles Quarter Finals
  
20:30-22:30 Men's Singles Quarter Finals

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Date Session Event Round
Wed 10 August 2016 10:00-12:00 Women's Singles Semi Finals
 
20:30-21:30 Women's Singles Bronze Medal match
21:30-22:30 Women's Singles Gold Medal match
22:30-22:45 Women's Singles Medal ceremony

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Date Session Event Round
Thu 11 August 2016 10:00-12:00 Men's Singles Semi Finals
 
20:30-21:30 Men's Singles Bronze Medal match
21:30-22:30 Men's Singles Gold Medal match
22:30-22:45 Men's Singles Medal ceremony

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Date Session Event Round
Fri 12 August 2016 10:00-13:00 Women's Team One
 
15:00-18:00 Women's Team One
 
19:30-22:30 Men's Team One

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Date Session Event Round
Sat 13 August 2016 10:00-13:00 Women's Team Quarter Finals
 
15:00-18:00 Men's Team One
 
19:30-22:30 Women's Team Quarter Finals

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Date Session Event Round
Sun 14 August 2016 10:00-13:00 Men's Team Quarter Finals
   
15:00-18:00 Men's Team Quarter Finals
   
19:30-22:30 Women's Team Semi Final 1

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Date Session Event Round
Mon 15 August 2016 10:00-13:00 Women's Team Semi Final 2
   
15:00-18:00 Men's Team Semi Final 1
 
19:30-22:30 Men's Team Semi Final 2

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Date Session Event Round
Tue 16 August 2016 11:-14:00 Women's Team Bronze Medal match
 
19:30-22:30 Women's Team Gold Medal match
22:30-22:45 Women's Team Medal ceremony

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Date Session Event Round
Wed 17 August 2016 11:-14:00 Men's Team Bronze Medal match
 
19:30-22:30 Men's Team Gold Medal match
22:30-22:45 Men's Team Medal ceremony

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