Swaythling Club Members Present in Rimini

Gloria Wagener, Öivind Eriksen and Beverley Godfrey in Rimni (Photo: Leon Libin) Several members of the Swaythling Club International are present at the Stag 2022 European Veteran Table Tennis Championships. The opening ceremony opened proceedings on Saturday 25th June; play concludes on Saturday 2nd July. Reto Bazzi and Zdenko Kriz at the Opening Ceremony (Photo: Leon Libin) Vivek Kohli, Manager Director of Stag, present in Rimini (Photo: Leon Libin) Stag 2022 European Veteran Table Tennis Championships...Draws and Results

Celebrated guests watch as Cédric Nuytinck wins number five

Norbert Van de Walle, Marie-France Germiat, Jean-Michel Saive, Dominique Lohest, Pierre Juliens and Frans Lanckman (Photo: Pierre Juliens) A most celebrated group of former Belgian players, Norbert Van de Walle, Marie-France Germiat, Jean-Michel Saive, Dominique Lohest, Pierre Juliens and Frans Lanckman all attended theNational Championships staged in Knokke-Heist on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June. Cédric Nuytinck won the men's singles title for the fifth consecutive time.   Men's Singles QF: Cédric Nuytinck v Adrien Rassenfosse 4,6,15,4 QF: Robin Devos v Louis Laffineur 9,7,8,7 QF: Martin Allegro v Tom Closset 7,12,6,9 QF: Florent Lambiet v Laurens Devos 8,5,-9,-7,8,3 SF: Cédric Nuytinck v Robin Devos 7,9,-8,7,-6,-12,5 SF: Florent Lambiet v Martin Allegro -14,9,8,9,1 F: Cédric Nuytinck v Florent Lambiet 3,8,-9,6,4   Women's Singles QF: Nathalie Marchetti v Sara Devos 8,4,-6,9,-6,5 QF: Daria Mityukova v Natacha Koszulap

Remembering the first World Veteran Championships

The three remaining organisers of the very first World Veteran Championships staged in May 1982 met recently in June in Gothenburg to celebrate the 40 years jubilee. Left to right - Hans Westling, Roland Andreasson and Ingemar Adelin enjoyed a most pleasant lunch.

Karen Tonge awarded OBE in Queen’s Platinum Birthday Honours List

Karen Tonge, Chair of British Para Table Tennis and a member of the Swaythling Club International, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to Paralympic table tennis. by Francesca Bullock, British Para Table Tennis Team Media Officer A most special award, it is 70 years since Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne, it is her Platinum Jubilee. Hailing from Runcorn, near Liverpool, she received an MBE in the New Year’s Honours 2009 for promoting table tennis at grassroots level, volunteering in sport and promoting healthy lifestyles. She joined the British Table Tennis Association for People with Disabilities (BTTAD) when it became a Limited Company and was elected Chair in March 2015. The organisation was rebranded British Para Table