The 2008 Olympics
Table Tennis at its best - check out the competition schedule ...
The People's Republic of China will host the Olympic Games in Beijing from the 8 to 24 August 2008.
The table tennis competition starts on Wednesday 13 August 2008, and with the home nation expected to take several gold medals, there's sure to be a fantastic atmosphere.
A fabulous new state-of-the-art venue, 8km from the Olympic Village, has been built at Peking University specifically for this event - so the players will have the best possible conditions in which to play.
It has seating for 8,000 spectators - with 6,000 seats being permanent and 2,000 temporary.
Let's take a look at when the players will be in action ...
Here's the schedule of play for the 2008 Olympics table tennis events ...
Beijing is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.
|Wed 13 Aug 2008||Morning||Women's Team||One|
|Thu 14 Aug 2008||Morning||Women's Team||Two|
|Fri 15 Aug 2008||Morning||Women's Team||Bronze play-off|
|Morning||Men's Team||Bronze play-off|
|Afternoon||Women's Team||Semi-final 1|
|Evening||Women's Team||Semi-final 2|
|Sat 16 Aug 2008||Morning||Women's Team||Bronze play-off|
|Afternoon||Men's Team||Semi-final 1|
|Evening||Men's Team||Semi-final 2|
|Sun 17 Aug 2008||Morning||Men's Team||Bronze play-off|
|Afternoon||Women's Team||Bronze medal|
|Mon 18 Aug 2008||Morning||Women's Singles||Preliminary|
|Afternoon||Men's Team||Bronze medal|
|Tue 19 Aug 2008||Morning||Men's Singles||Preliminary|
|Evening||Men's Singles||One and Two|
|Wed 20 Aug 2008||Morning||Women's Singles||Two|
|Afternoon||Women's Singles||Two and Three|
|Thu 21 Aug 2008||Morning||Women's Singles||Four|
|Evening||Women's Singles||Quarter Finals|
|Fri 22 Aug 2008||Morning||Women's Singles||Semi Finals|
|Afternoon||Men's Singles||Quarter Finals|
|Evening||Women's Singles||Bronze medal|
|Sat 23 Aug 2008||Morning||Men's Singles||Semi Finals|
|Evening||Men's Singles||Bronze medal|
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