A challenge but Helsingborg possesses experience

The state-of-the-art venue in Helsingborg (Photo: courtesy of Max Ansbro) by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor Travel plans being finalised, over 2,000 players will descend on the Swedish city of Helsingborg for the 2017 European Veteran Championships; furthermore, a notable number will be from the host nation, more the 340 Swedes have registered for the week-long event. Play commences on Monday 26th June and concludes on Saturday 1st July. It will be a hectic week; some no doubt still making last minute travel plans; however there is no doubt the Helsingborg is ready. Certainly, Petra Sörling, President of the Swedish Table Tennis Association and Anders Karlsson, the Project Manager of the 2017 European Veteran Championships are most confident that the city located on the country’s