It was introduced at the in , South Korea, where singles and doubles tournaments were held for both genders.
Chinese Taipei Taiwan competed at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Table tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London took place from Saturday 28 July to Wednesday 8 August 2012 at ExCeL London.
There were two prior failed attempts to get mixed doubles added to the Olympics before it finally passed in 2017 for the Tokyo Olympics.
China has been the most successful nation in Olympic table tennis, winning 53 medals 32 gold, 20 silver, and 8 bronze.
Table tennis matches at the Olympics all begin with a coin toss by the umpire.