Swaythling Club at Muscat 2023 World Veteran Championships

Zsolt-Georg Böhm will compete in Muscat


The opening ceremony scheduled for Sunday 15th January; five players are present in Oman at the Muscat 2023 World Veteran Championships as guests of the Swaythling Club International.

They are:

  • Zsolt-Georg Bohm (Germany)
  • Jean-Louis Lamarre (France)
  • Alexander Matkovic (Serbia)
  • Susanne Perdersen (Denmark)
  • Mika Pyykko (Finland)

Two further players are present on behalf of the local organising committee and the Swaythling Club International.

  • Ismail Al-Sulaimani (Oman)
  • Sultain Al-RIYAMI (Oman)

Meanwhile, there are two players on the entry list of particular note:

  • Pentti Niukkanen (Finland)  
  • Alfred Ludwig (Germany)

They will play in the events for player over 80 years of age; both competed in the inaugural World Veteran Championships in 1982 in Gothenburg and have been present ever since that date!

Sunday 15th January: Claude Bergeret, President of the Swaythling Club International and Reto Bazzi, Deputy President, in addition to being Chair of the ITTF Veterans Committee, with the tournament mascot.