THE WORLD CHOOSES TRUST

Butterfly Equipment Usage at World Championships

Prohibition of full use of “elastic adhesive” in 2008 and the introduction of plastic balls in 2014. Table tennis rules have changed in response to the demands of the times. Each time there was a new demand for players’ equipment and the equipment gained an opportunity for evolution. Even if the equipment is chosen changes with the times, the chosen brand has not changed. This fact tells of the trust in the world’s butterfly.

rubber

Butterfly rubber usage rate at World Table Tennis 2019 Budapest Tournament

■ TENERGY Series (47.5%)
TENERGY 05 Hard (4.8%) / TENERGY 05 (31.3%) / TENERGY 05 FX (5.5%) / TENERGY 64 (3.5%) / TENERGY 80 (1.2%) / Other  (1.1%) )
■ DIGNICS series (2.8%)
■ Other rubber (2.9%)

The Transition of butterfly rubber use rate in world table tennis

Rubber World Championships
The Occupancy rate of 2019 Budapest………..53.2%
2018 Halmstad………..56.4%
2017 Düsseldorf………..58.1%
2016 Kuala Lumpur………..60.0%
2015 Suzhou………..58.8%
2014 Tokyo………..55.2%
2013 Paris………..52.0%
2012 Dortmund………..53.0%
2011 Rotterdam………..55.8%
2010 Moscow………..61.0%
2009 Yokohama………..56.1%
2008 Guangzhou………..47.5%
2007 Zagreb………..48.5%
2006 Bremen………..51.0%

racket

Butterfly racket usage rate at World Table Tennis 2019 Budapest Tournament

■ Alilate carbon (28.0%)
standard specification (26.2%) / inner fiber (1.8%)
■ ZL carbon (11.6%)
standard specification (9.2%) / inner fiber (2.4%)
■ wood plywood (5.6%) )
■ Super ZL carbon (2.7%)
■ carbon (2.5%)
■ ZL fiber (1.2%)
standard specification (0.7%) / inner fiber (0.5%)

The Transition of butterfly racket use rate in world table tennis

Blades World Championships
The Occupancy rate of 2019 Budapest………..56.6%
2018 Halmstad………..58.7%
2017 Düsseldorf………..56.9%
2016 Kuala Lumpur………..59.3%
2015 Suzhou………..58.7%
2014 Tokyo………..57.6%
2013 Paris………..56.3%
2012 Dortmund………..55.2%
2011 Rotterdam………..57.0%
2010 Moscow………..59.6%
2009 Yokohama………..57.2%
2008 Guangzhou………..53.1%
2007 Zagreb………..49.2%
2006 Bremen………..50.7%

* The equipment utilization rate survey was conducted by Butterfly at each tournament for the players who participated in the World Table Tennis Championships, and the effective survey rate at World Table Tennis 2019 Budapest is 99.8%. The rubber usage rate is calculated from the number of rubbers, not the number of players.