15 Apr 2019

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has released its official media guide for the Liebherr 2019 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships to be held in Budapest, Hungary between 21-28 April 2019.

Make no mistake about it: between now and the end of the month, the spotlight is on Budapest! The Hungarian capital is of course staging the world’s biggest table tennis event of the year between 21-28 April 2019.

Showcasing the very best players that the sport has to offer, who will be competing for the most sought-after medals of the year – and arguably their careers – the Liebherr 2019 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships is set to be a truly unforgettable occasion.

Reporting on all the thrills and spills to unfold over the course of the eight drama-filled days, several of the world’s biggest sports media outlets will be present in Budapest, while countless other organisations will be covering the event from home.

This is where the official media guide for the Liebherr 2019 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships comes into play!

From information on past champions, current competitors, the playing system, schedules and much more, the 60-pages guide outlines anything and everything that all media reporting from Budapest and beyond need to know about the sport’s greatest annual showpiece.

The media guide, which can be downloaded electronically here, and is available in physical copy at the media centre in Budapest, includes:

  • ITTF Overview
  • History of Table Tennis
  • Basic Table Tennis Rules
  • Host City & Venue
  • Key Dates & Schedule
  • Playing System
  • Key Players
  • Seeding
  • WTTC Trophies & History
  • Reigning World Champions
  • Current World & Olympic Medallists
  • Past World Champions
  • 2019 World Tour Winners
  • Upcoming Key Events
  • WTTC Table
  • Interesting Facts
  • Media Guidelines
  • General Media Information
  • Venue Map
  • ITTF Media Contacts

Throughout the Liebherr 2019 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships, the ITTF will also be offering the following media tools to assist offsite media in covering the event:

  • Interesting stories concerning upcoming matches
  • Daily statistics and fact sheet
  • Daily flash quotes
  • Upcoming schedule
  • Previous day’s results
  • Official ITTF daily press release
  • Video interviews
  • Daily video highlights

If you require anything additional, please contact ITTF’s Promotions Manager Caifeng YANG at [email protected] or Marketing & Events Manager SEET Cheng Howe at [email protected].

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