The stage is set for an epic showdown as the World Veterans Championships transforms into the prestigious ITTF World Masters Championships, uniting champions of the present and the past in a celebration of table tennis excellence. Among the contenders are numerous talented Canadian table tennis athletes, ready to showcase their skills on the global stage.

Prepare for an electrifying journey into the realm of table tennis as the ITTF World Masters Championships Rome 2024 gears up to create history with a record-breaking 6,000 registrations, marking it as the largest table tennis gathering ever witnessed. Participants are in for a thrilling experience as they face off against top players from across the globe in their respective age categories, while immersing themselves in the rich sights and culture of Rome. The tournament will feature singles and doubles competitions for men and women across various age groups, starting from 40 years old and above.

Taking center stage in the captivating city of Rome, Italy’s cultural heart, the 2024 edition of the championships will unfold its magic from July 6 to July 14 at the esteemed Rome Exhibition Center. With the ITTF rebranding the event as the World Masters, the aim is to broaden the sport’s appeal to enthusiasts of all generations. This year’s tournament will also mark a significant milestone by welcoming para-players for the first time, showcasing the ITTF’s dedication to promoting diversity, equal opportunities, and fostering a healthier lifestyle through the sport, making it more inclusive and accessible to all.

For all the latest updates and details on the event, visit the official event page at [https://rome2024.org/](https://rome2024.org/). As the excitement builds and anticipation mounts, we extend our best wishes to all Canadian participants embarking on this thrilling tournament. GO CANADA GO! May the spirit of sportsmanship, camaraderie, and excellence guide our Canadian athletes to victory on the global stage.