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Table Tennis at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games:

Women'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 16, 2016

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


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 [Liu Shiwen], [Ding Ning] and [Li Xiaoxia] did not lose any match and won all their matches 3-0. They were never threatened and had been the pre-tournament favourites. Surprisingly Germany won their semi-final 3-2 against Japan and went on to collect the silver medal, with the bronze going to Japan.

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Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 China CHN Gold
2 Germany GER Silver
3 Japan JPN Bronze
4 Singapore SGP
5T North Korea PRK
5T South Korea KOR
5T Hong Kong HKG
5T Austria AUT
9T Brazil BRA
9T Australia AUS
9T Romania ROU
9T Egypt EGY
9T United States USA
9T Chinese Taipei TPE
9T Netherlands NED
9T Poland POL