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Bye-Bye Beijing

Tuesday 09 June

Find in this article statistics from the Olympic Singles Events as well as the number of racket control and doping tests.

Women Singles

Number of matches: 78
Number of games: 397
Number of Games won by 2 points difference: 117 (29%)
Number of Games won by more than 5 points: 179 (45%)
Total points scored: 7234
Average points per game: 18.22

Total duration: 47 hours 47 minutes
Average per match: 36 minutes

Men Singles

Number of matches: 77
Number of games: 423
Number of Games won by 2 points difference: 141 (33%)
Number of Games won by more than 5 points: 145 (34%)
Total points scored: 7830
Average points per game: 18.51

Total duration: 50 hours and 4 minutes
Average per match: 39 minutes


Racket Control and Doping Tests
The ITTF racket controllers have made 352 racket tests. There were no gluing problems. Only the thickness and flatness have caused some issues, but all players have had time to change their rubbers.

The doping control has been more intensive than in Greece. In Beijing there have been taken 40 tests, which corresponds to about 25% of the players.

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