Borivoje Popovic, ITTF personal honorary member

Borivoje Popovic, sadly missed (Photo: courtesy of Popovic family) by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor It is with great sadness that the death of Borivoje Popovic is announced; he was 90 years old. Elected honorary member of the International Table Tennis Federation in 1975, the accolade was a well-deserved recognition of his contribution to our sport. He lived in Serbia, a country with strong traditions in the sport of table tennis; over the years many fine players have come from that part of the world, the tradition continues today. However, on the other side of the coin, it is an area of the world that has witnessed immense political change; the political change is the lifetime of Borivoje Popovic. Now there is stability in the region,