and quick reactions constitute the two main characteristics
athletes in Table Tennis have. Every game
consists of five sets. The first athlete or team that scores 11
points wins the set.
Tennis at the Paralympic Games presents only minor differences
compared to the corresponding game in the Olympic Games. Only a
have been made for athletes who use a wheelchair. Participants
are athletes with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries and
athletes with an amputation or other locomotor disabilities. The
athletes compete in a wheelchair or standing and are classified
in 10 classes
based on their functional ability.
Tennis at the 2004 Paralympic Games
Tennis at the Paralympic Games in Athens will be held at the Galatsi
The competition programme will be completed within nine days,
from 18 to 27 September 2004, with a one-day intermission on