Hungarian Swaythling Club meets in Budapest

Robert Szentgyörgyi with a copy of the Swaythling Club News, the photo on the cover is Eva Koczian (Photo: courtesy of Robert Szentgyörgyi) by Ian Marshall, Editor Welcomed by Robert Szentgyörgyi, the secretary, members of the Hungarian Swaythling Club met at the House of Sports recently in Budapest on Wednesday 24th May. Notably, David Paar, the newly elected Secretary-General of the Hungarian Table Tennis Association, attended. A one minute silence in memory of members Zoltan Bubonyi and Peter Temes, who both passed away recently, was observed; both had represented Hungary at the highest level. ”We are glad the many of our members are going to attend the Veteran European Championship held this year in Helsinbörg, Sweden. We wish them best of luck.” Robert Szentgyörgyi Most pertinently,

European Veteran Championships in safe hands

Petra Sörling, President of Organising Committee, but possibly also a player in Helsingborg (Photo: Richard Kalocsai)by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications EditorA total of 2,090 participants from 37 countries will play an estimated 7,500 matches on 87 competition tables, a total of 32 titles at stake; that is the task that faces Petra Sörling, the President of the Swedish Table Tennis Association and her army of good and faithful for the forthcoming 2017 European Veteran Championships. Furthermore, add husbands, wives, friends, officials et al and no doubt the 3,000 attendance mark will be passed with the very greatest of ease. Staged in Helsingborg on the south west Swedish coast, proceedings for the 12th edition of the ever popular tournament will commence on Monday