On Monday 14th November 2022, the ITTF announced the results of the Athletes Commission elections. The following Athletes and Para-Athletes have been. elected:


Athlete Name Votes Percentage Election criteria
SAMARA Elizabeta (ROU – F) 212 74.91 Highest-voted Athlete from Europe
ACHANTA Sharath Kamal (IND – M) 187 66.08 Highest-voted Athlete from Asia
RIOS Daniely (PUR – F) 132 46.64 Highest-voted Athlete from the Americas
ASSAR Omar (EGY – M) 130 45.94 Highest-voted Athlete from Africa
TAPPER Melissa (AUS – F) 120 42.40 Highest-voted Athlete from Oceania
FEGERL Stefan (AUT – M) 164 57.95 Next highest voted Athlete
PERSSON Jon (SWE – M) 163 57.60 Next highest voted Athlete
LIU Shiwen (CHN – F) 155 54.77 Next highest voted Athlete


Para-Athlete Name Votes Percentage Election criteria
LUNDBACK Ingela (SWE – F) 81 52.26 Highest wheelchair Para-Athlete
VAN ZON Kelly (NED – F) 75 48.39 Highest standing Para-Athlete

Please, find here:

ITTF letter on 14-NOV-2022 announcing the elected athletes.

ITTF letter on 31-OCT-2022 announcing the eligible wheelchair para-athletes candidates following the extension of the deadline by one week, after nor having eligible candidates by the initial deadline given.

ITTF letter on 21-OCT-2022 announcing the eligible athletes and standing para-athletes candidates and extending the deadline for reception of wheelchair para-athletes candidatures.

Nomination and Declaration form for wheelchair para-athletes (extended period)

Athletes Commission Elections Guide

ITTF letter on 21-SEP-2022 with the complete timelines for the Athletes Commission elections

Complete list of electors for Athletes and Para-Athletes

ITTF letter on 12-SEP-2022 with the call for Athletes Commission elections

Athletes Commission Terms of Reference

Athletes Commission Election Procedure

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