ITTF President Petra Sörling and ITTF Group CEO Steve Dainton today visited the table tennis venue for the highly anticipated Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Accompanied by Gilles de la Bourdonnaye, Paris 2024 Table Tennis and Para Table Tennis Sport Manager, and Michel Gadal, consultant for GL Events, the delegation explored the state-of-the-art facilities dedicated to hosting this prestigious event.
Table tennis and Para Table Tennis will be hosted in South Paris Arena #4, an exhibition and convention centre which will be a major hub for the Paris 2024 Games.
The visit began with a tour of the competition hall, where the world’s top table tennis athletes will showcase their skills in pursuit of Olympic and Paralympic glory. The venue’s design will provide an optimal setting for the exciting matches that lie ahead. Next on the agenda was the practice hall, which will cater to the needs of athletes from across the globe, ensuring they have the best possible preparation for the Games.
In addition to the sporting arenas, the delegation explored the hospitality areas of the venues, which will offer a first-class experience.
The ITTF President and CEO expressed their admiration for the venue’s quality and praised the collaborative efforts of the Paris 2024 team.
“The venue for table tennis at the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games is remarkable. It showcases the commitment and experience of Paris 2024 and the ITTF to provide world-class facilities for our athletes to compete at the highest level.” – Petra Sörling
“With 407 days to go, I am delighted with the preparations for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and I am confident the table tennis events will offer an extraordinary experience for athletes and spectators alike.” – Steve Dainton