Pleasantville, New York - USA
2019 ITTF Parkinson's World Table Tennis Championships
11 October to 13 October 2019
First ever celebrated Parkinson’s World Table Tennis Championships in Pleasantville, NY (USA)
To raise awareness of Parkinson’s Disease and showcase how table tennis can improve the lives of those diagnosed with it.
Players (and those who want to become) with Parkinson disease / Family members and friends / Public in general
- 62 different persons from 12 different countries world-wide participated in the ITTF Parkinson's World Table Tennis Championships.
- The pilot project was successful and will be repeated in the future.
- The awareness for Parkinson's disease and for the benefits of table tennis for those who have this disease is raised.