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More Gold in Pattaya for Dararat Asayut, Melissa Tapper and David Jacobs


The host nationís Dararat Asayut and Australiaís Melissa Tapper added to their collection of titles at the 2015 Thailand Para Open Championships in Pattaya on the concluding day of action, Monday 27th July.

Individual gold earlier in the week, as the curtain closed on four days of intense action it was team gold. Similarly, for the men; in the events that were decided on the very last day of play it was once again the top prize for Indonesiaís David Jacobs.

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Team Success Follows Individual Gold for Australia, Hong Kong and Korea


Gold medallists earlier in the proceedings at the 2015 Thailand Para Open Championships in Pattaya; Koreaís Lee Jungi and Kim Kyungmook, alongside Hong Kongís Wong Chi Yin and Australiaís Samuel Von Einem, added to their list of titles on Sunday 27th July.

They emerged successful in the team events that were decided on the concluding day, in the four day competition.

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Top Seeds Succeed but Surprises Occur as Individual Events Conclude


Favourites for gold, Australiaís Melissa Tapper and Samuel Von Einem, in addition to Germanyís Jochen Wollmert and Indonesiaís David Jacobs, emerged successful at the 2015 Thailand Para Open Championships in Pattaya on Saturday 25th July as their top seeded position suggested.

Similarly, it was gold as predicted for the host nationís Anurak Laowang and Rungroj Thainiyom but there were surprise names who secured titles on the second day of action.

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Surprises on Opening Day but Most Notable Names Remain Unbeaten


Familiar names enjoyed success as play commenced at the 2015 Thailand Para Open in Pattaya on Friday 24th July; notably Germanyís Valentin Baus and Jochen Wollmert, the respective top seeds in Menís Singles Class 5 and Menís Singles Class 7 concluded the day unbeaten.

Likewise, in the remaining classes that were in action as play commenced in the four day tournament, it was success for the top seeds. In Menís Singles Class 3 the host nationís Aurak Laowong remained unbeaten as did his colleague, Wijittra Jaion in Womenís Singles Class 4.

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A Close Shave, Home Supporters Hope for No Hair Raising Moments from Star Name


Gold medallist at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, the host nationís Rungroj Thainyom will be very much the player in focus on home soil at the 2015 Thailand Para Open Championships to be staged in Pattaya. A four day event, play commences on Friday 24th July and concludes on Monday 27th July.

In London, he celebrated by having his head shaved before standing proudly on the top step of the podium, clasping a photo of his beloved king in the splendid surroundings of the ExCel Exhibition Centre.

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Classification and Technical Delegate Seminars Scheduled for Vejle


Situated in the south east of the Jutland Peninsula, the town of Vejle will host the 2015 European Para Championships, the competition days being Monday 12th to Saturday 17th October.

Furthermore, a Classification Seminar will be held from Friday 9th October to Tuesday 13th October, with a Technical Delegate Seminar being organised on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th October.

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International Umpires Invited to Officiate at 2015 China Para Open Championships


The National Paralympic Committee of China invites International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2015 China Para Open Championships.

A Factor 40 tournament for World ranking, to be held in Beijing, the playing days are Saturday 21st November to Tuesday 24th November.

National associations are requested to nominate a maximum of two International Umpires; preference will be given to Blue Badge and Blue Badge in Progress umpires.

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Invitation to Sint-Niklaas, Officiate at 2015 Belgian Para Open Championships


The Royal Belgian Table Tennis Federation in conjunction with the Belgian Paralympic Table Tennis Foundation invites a total of 30 International Umpires to officiate at the forthcoming 2015 Belgian Para Open Championships.

A Factor 20 tournament for World Ranking, to be held in Sint-Niklaas, the competition days are Saturday 31st October to Monday 2nd November.

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Countdown to 2015 European Para Championships, One Hundred Days to Go


The final countdown to the 2015 ITTF European Para Championships starts now; Saturday 4th July is 100 days until play commences in the Danish town of Vejle.

Arrival is on Saturday 10th October, followed the next day by practice, technical meetings, the draw and the Opening Ceremony; however, it is on Monday 12th October that play begins, with the first three days being allocated to individual events.

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