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Table Tennis at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games:

Men's Team

Table Tennis at the 2016 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games


Host City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Venue(s): Riocentro – Pavilion 3, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
Date Started: August 12, 2016
Date Finished: August 17, 2016

Gold: CHN China
Silver: JPN Japan
Bronze: GER Germany


A total of 16 teams were invited to participate in the team tournament. The highest-ranked NOC from each continent that already contained two qualified players for the singles had a third player added to make up their team. These six teams were joined by the ten highest-ranked NOCs from any continent.

All matches were played in the so-called Beijing System: two singles matches, one doubles, and up to two more singles - if required, as the first team to win three matches won the contest. All matches were played to the best-of-five sets. China’s [Ma Long], [Zhang Jike] and [Xu Xin] lost only one match in the whole tournament, when Xu lost 2-3 to Japan’s [Jun Mizutani] in the final. Germany claimed the bronze medal, just as they had done at London in 2012.

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Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 China CHN Gold
2 Japan JPN Silver
3 Germany GER Bronze
4 South Korea KOR
5T Great Britain GBR
5T Sweden SWE
5T Hong Kong HKG
5T Austria AUT
9T Nigeria NGR
9T France FRA
9T United States USA
9T Brazil BRA
9T Poland POL
9T Australia AUS
9T Portugal POR
9T Chinese Taipei TPE