Swaythling Club Reception in Rimini

Present at the reception: (left to right) Lilamani de Soysa, Harvey Webb, Gloria Wagener, Claude Bergeret, Hans Westling, Reto Bazzi, Michael Theis, Torben Günther, Ina Jozepsone, Øivind Eriksen (Photo by Diane Webb) by Diane Webb The Swaythling Club International Reception (SCI) was attended by 33 members, guests, sponsors and prominent officers and officials on Thursday 30th June at the Stag European Veteran Championships in Rimini, Italy. Also present were representatives from the 2023 World Veteran Championships (WVC) in Oman and the 2023 European Veteran Championships in Norway. Gloria Wagener, Michael Theis, Beverley Godfrey (Photo by Diane Webb) nnnnnnnnnnnn It was a time not only to socialise but to show appreciation to the retiring members of the WVC whose role has now finished due to the ITTF

Alan Hydes, Centre Court

Alan Hydes, Swaythling Club International member, with his son Paul were present at Wimbledon on Monday 4th July to watch Nick Kyrgios beat Stefanos Tsitsipas. A rather pleasant suburb in south east London, Paul is the Sidcup tennis champion.

Reception in Rimini, unstinting service rewarded

Members of the Swaythling Club Executive Committee and colleagues in Rimini (Photo:SCI) bbb At the 2022 European Veteran Championships in Rimini, on the evening of Thursday 30th June, Claude Bergeret, President of the Swaythling Club International, presented awards to members of the former SCI World Veteran Championship Committee members. Hans Westling has been present at every World Veteran Championships either as player or official (Photo: Leon Libin)