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Plastic balls Q&A: get ready for changes


From 1 July 2014, all International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) sanctioned and World Title events will be played using plastic composite balls instead of the traditional celluloid ball. The first time the plastic ball will be used in an international c

From 1 July 2014, all International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) sanctioned and World Title events will be played using plastic composite balls instead of the traditional celluloid ball.

The first time the plastic ball will be used in an international competition will be at the GAC Group 2014 World Tour Belarus Open, which will take place from 21 to 24 August 2014.

Dr. Torsten KUENETH (Equipment Committee – Member in charge of Ball Approvals) prepared the document which could help you prepare for changes. “Plastic balls – Q&A” is intended to give simple answers to frequently asked questions about the new plastic balls.

You can see the documentĀ here

 

Courtesy ITTF

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