Swedish Swaythling Club members meet in Stockholm

Friends reunited (left to right standing) Tomas Berner, Hans Westling, Christer Johansson (sitting) Siv Hammarlund, Inga Bremer, Gudrun Bergström and Marita Neidert (Photo: courtesy of Hans Westling) by Ian Marshall, Editor Japan’s Yuya Oshima and Kasumi Ishikawa won the respective Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles titles at 2016 ITTF World Tour Swedish Open in Stockholm on Sunday 19th September. The tournament brought to a conclusion the 21st year of the ITTF World Tour and as with all international it brought together friends; some with longer memories than others. Notably present to watch the proceedings were Siv Hammarlund and Gudrun Bergström, both ladies whose thoughts must always be with their late husbands, men so prominent in the world of international table tennis. Lollo Hammarlund was elected