The North American Olympic Qualifier will take place from April 8-10, 2016 at the PANAM Centre in Markham, ON. The qualifier will consist of three competitions – one to be completed on each of the competition days – to determine qualifiers for the Olympic Games in Rio and potential reserves.
Success for Wu Yue of the United States in the Women’s Singles event at the 2015 Pan American Games in Markham, Toronto secured her place in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Places for three players in the Men’s Singles event and three in the counterpart Women’s Singles competition are allocated to North America via the continental qualification system. However, the fact that Wu Yue emerged successful at the Pan American Games means that only two places are available in the Women’s Singles event.
The Canadian participants will be:
Eugene Zhen Wang
Reserve: Jeremy Hazin
Rachel Yi Lu
Reserve: Justina Yeung
The American participants will be:
Follow the event on the ITTF website.