Bas den Breejen, Chair of the ITTF Media Committee

Bas den Breejen (left) is pictured in 1996 with now retired Dutch politician Erica Terpstra (centre) and (right) the late Cor du Buy (Photo: ITTF) by Ian Marshall, Editor A well respected member of the Swaythling Club International, Bas den Breejen of the Netherlands passed away on Wednesday 24th April. Born on Thursday 7th May 1925, he died just two weeks short of what would have been his 94th birthday. Most notably Bas den Breejen was the Chair of the ITTF Media Committee, fulfilling the role under the tenure of three Presidents; Ichiro Igimura, Lollo Hammarlund and Xu Yinsheng. In that position he was present at the 1995 Team World Cup in Atlanta and one year later in the same city for the 1996