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Paris 2024 Olympics Table Tennis Event Schedule

Detailed Table Tennis Competition Schedule (Paris 2024 Olympics)

The Olympics are by far the most important competition in table tennis. 172 Athletes from at least 35 nations get to compete to try and reach the top.

This time around at Paris 2024, 5 events will be played: The men’s team and men’s singles events, the women’s team and women’s singles events, and the mixed doubles event.

We’ll cover the overall schedule of the Olympics first, and then we’ll explain the schedule of each event separately.

Overall Schedule

The table tennis event at the 2024 Paris Olympics will be held from July 27th to August 10th. Some of the events will overlap, but each of the finals will be held on different days.

The women’s singles, men’s singles, and mixed doubles events will run simultaneously. These 3 events start on July 27th, with the mixed doubles event being the shortest in duration. 

This event lasts for just 4 days because the format is a single elimination bracket with 16 doubles pairings. Hence, the R16 is played the first day, the quarter-finals are played the following day, and the same is true for the semi-final and the final.

What this means is that the first Olympic final will be played on Tuesday 30th.

As we said before, the men’s and women’s singles events are played simultaneously with the mixed doubles event, but they are much longer in duration.

The preliminary rounds of both of these events run from Saturday 27th until Wednesday 31st. Then, the quarter-finals will be played on Thursday 1st (August), and Friday 2nd. 

The only difference is that the women’s singles final will be played first, on Saturday 3rd, and the men’s singles final will be played the day after, on Sunday 4th.

The men’s team and women’s team events start the day after, on Monday 5th. On Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th, the preliminary rounds of both events will be played. 

Then, the quarter-finals will be played on Wednesday 7th, and the semi-finals on Thursday 8th.

This time around, the men’s event’s final will be held first, on Friday 9th, and the women’s team will follow on Saturday 10th.

Olympic-Schedule

Mixed Doubles

The mixed doubles event is, together with both of the singles events, one of the three events that start the first day of the competition (Saturday 27th).

The thing about the mixed doubles event is that it’s a very straightforward one – there are no preliminary rounds. 

16 pairs of athletes qualify based on certain criteria, and then, they clash against each other in a single elimination bracket.

As this takes just 4 days, the mixed doubles event ends up being a very brief and exciting one. 

While the preliminary rounds of the singles events are being played, you can also watch the knockout stages of the mixed doubles event. 

2 days after the mixed doubles event ends, the final stages of the singles events begin, so there’s only 1 day in which there aren’t any knockout matches.

The mixed doubles event’s round of 16 begins on Saturday the 27th. The quarter-finals are played the day after, and the semi-finals are played the day after that. The final is played on the 4th day of the competition, on Tuesday 30th.

Mixed-Doubles-Olympics-Schedule

Men’s Singles

The men’s singles event starts the same day as the mixed doubles event and the women’s singles event. 

Both of the singles events share the same schedule except for the final:

Preliminary rounds are played from Saturday 27th until Wednesday 31st (the day after the mixed doubles event’s final). 

The quarter-finals are played on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd. The only difference between the men’s singles event’s schedule and the women’s singles one is that the women’s singles final is played first, on Saturday 3rd, and the men’s singles final is played the day after, on Sunday 4th.

Olympics-Schedule-Mens-Singles

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Women’s Singles

The women’s singles event starts the same day as the mixed doubles event and the men’s singles event. 

Both of the singles events share the same schedule except for the final:

Preliminary rounds are played from Saturday 27th until Wednesday 31st (the day after the mixed doubles event’s final). 

The quarter-finals are played on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd. The women’s singles event’s final is played first, on Saturday the 3rd, and the day after, the men’s singles event is played, on Sunday the 4th.

Women's-Singles-Table-Tennis-Olympic-Schedule

Men’s Team

Both team events share a similar structure as the singles events in the sense that both run simultaneously and their schedule only differs on the date of the final.

The preliminary rounds of both events are played starting on Monday the 5th (the day after the women’s singles final) and they end the following day, on Tuesday the 6th. 

The quarter-finals of both events are played on Wednesday 7th, and the semi-finals are played on Thursday 8th. 

This time around, the men’s event’s final is played first, with the men’s team Olympic final taking place on Friday 9th, a day before the women’s team’s event final.

Men's Team Paris 2024 Match Schedule

Women’s Team

The preliminary rounds of the women’s team event start on Monday 5th (the day after the women’s singles final) and they end the following day, on Tuesday 6th. 

The quarter-finals of the women’s team event are to be played on Wednesday 7th, and the semi-finals will be played on Thursday 8th. 

The final is played the day after the men’s team event’s final, on Saturday 10th

Women's-Team-Olympic-Table-Tennis-Schedule

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