21 May 2017

Alongside the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Table Tennis Federation will organise two Athlete Career Programme (ACP) workshops at the forthcoming Liebherr 2017 World Championships in Düsseldorf.

Proposed dates are Monday 29th May and Saturday 3rd June.

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor

Administered in Düsseldorf by Daniela Gomes, the ITTF Development, Education and Training Projects Officer; the relatively new initiative aims to assist elite athletes adjust to a new career when top level playing days in their twilight years.

“The Workshops aim at providing resources and training to athletes enabling them to develop their life skills and maximise their education and employment opportunities. This is a unique opportunity for elite table tennis players to get familiar with the programme.” Daniela Gomes

Claudia Bokel, silver medallists in the Epée competition at the Athens 2004 when representing Germany will be present alongside well-known names in the sport of table tennis, of Croatia’s Zoran Primorac and Vladimir Samsonov of Belarus.

“Workshop Registration is highly recommended as places are limited. ITTF encourages athletes coming to the Liebherr 2017 World Championships to register in one of the workshops.” Daniela Gomes.” Daniela Gomes

Most certainly it is an opportunity not to be missed.

Athlete Career Programme Workshops: Registration Form

High Performance and Development Liebherr 2017 World Championships Athletes Vladimir Samsonov Zoran Primorac Daniela Gomes

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