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.
- 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.