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Paralympic Sports: Table Tennis

CLASSIFICATION IN PARA TABLE TENNIS

This is a brief overview of the sport and is in no way legally binding. In all cases the sport specific classification rules will take precedence. Should this page be out of date please contact classification@paralympic.org.

There are 11 classes, grouped as wheelchair (TT1-5), standing (TT6-10) and intellectual impairment (TT11). 

 

The wheelchair and standing classes are distinguished by the ability of the player to have sitting/standing balance and hand function (wheelchair classes). 

ELIGIBLE IMPAIRMENT TYPES
Impaired muscle power
Athetosis
Impaired passive range of movement
Hypertonia
Limb deficiency
Ataxia
Leg length difference
Short stature
Intellectual impairment