Pleasantville, New York - USA

Title
2019 ITTF Parkinson's World Table Tennis Championships
Status
Completed
Start date
11 October to 13 October 2019
Project description

First ever celebrated Parkinson’s World Table Tennis Championships in Pleasantville, NY (USA)

Aim

To raise awareness of Parkinson’s Disease and showcase how table tennis can improve the lives of those diagnosed with it.

Target group
Players (and those who want to become) with Parkinson disease / Family members and friends / Public in general
Foundation funding
EUR 22,000
Partners

Ping Pong Parkinson

I Love Ping Pong

Outcomes:

  • 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.

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