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USA Table Tennis Announces Cancellation of the US Hopes 2020 National Finals

By USATT Director of Communications - Chad Knasinski | Nov. 03, 2020, 12:54 p.m. (ET)

   

USA Table Tennis Announces Cancellation of the US Hopes 2020 National Finals

National Governing Body for the Sport of Table Tennis to Cancel the Event Due to the Rise of COVID-19 Cases.

 

(Colorado Springs, CO – November 3, 2020) – USA Table Tennis (“USATT”), the National Governing Body for the sport of table tennis, today announced the cancellation of the 2020 Hopes National Finals that were to be held in Akron, OH on December 2-5th, 2020.  The USATT will continue to monitor the environment and will make necessary changes to keep us all safe and healthy.

 

“Out of an abundance of caution, and in an effort to limit any potential exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the USA Table Tennis Association will be canceling the 2020 USATT Hopes National Finals – Road to L.A. to be protective of our athletes, officials, staff and the public,” said Sean O’Neill, Director of High Performance for USATT.  “All participants that have paid their entry fee will receive a full refund." For more information visit www.USATT.org.

 

About USA-Table Tennis

USA Table Tennis is organized under the United States Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the sport of table tennis in the United States. As a member service organization, it promotes table tennis by creating opportunities for athletes and coaches of all backgrounds to participate in the sport through more than 250 clubs and over 350 tournaments across the nation annually. USA Table Tennis is a member of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) and is responsible for selecting and training teams for international competition including the Pan American, Parapan, Paralympic and Olympic Games.

 

Contact:

Chad Knasinski

Director of Marketing and Communications

Chad.Knasinski@usatt.org

Tel: 303-596-7955