Pandemic, yet incredible numbers introduced to table tennis in Slovakia

Play outside, perfect answer (Photo: Alica Chladekova) The pandemic, the invisible enemy has very much brought sport to a standstill; not for Slovakia’s Alica Chladekova, it is quite the reverse, face a problem, find a solution. She continues tirelessly to promote table tennis, not necessarily at the highest level but more at grass roots; encouraging more and more young people to try the sport that everyone has played, and everyone can play. World Table Tennis Day, staged annually on 6th April, had to be curtailed but undaunted, Alica Chladekova did manage to organise three events. Top speed table tennis (Photo: Alica Chladekova) More impressively during the spring months she initiated a project "We are going to play ping - poooooong" that witnessed the involvement