Table Tennis at 2016 Summer Olympics Rio

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Table tennis is one of the most popular games of the world. It is also known as ping pong. Table Tennis is the sport which is played by two or four players and they aim to hit a lightweight, hollow ball back and forth with rackets, also known as bats or paddles. The game is held on a solid table divided in between by a net. The players must let a ball played toward them and with only one bounce on their side of the table; they must sent it back so that it bounces on the opposite side.
Table tennis showed its first appearance in the Olympic sport in 1988, in Seoul, Korea. The game was competed by only three athletes in the sum total of four events. Table Tennis is governed by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) that was established in 1926. It was since 1988 that the game was under Olympic sport which consists of four events. From 1988 onwards and until 2004, the events that were held were men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles and women's doubles. From the 2008 Olympics, the doubles have been substituted by the team events. It is remarkably to be noted that Beijing was the first time where table tennis had an Olympic team event.
The competition for table tennis at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing took place from August 13 to August 23, at the Peking University Gymnasium. In this year, the competition featured the team events for the first time while substituting the doubles events that were played in the earlier games. A sum of four sets of medals was given away to the winner athletes for the four events contested.
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