Formerly the Deputy President, Thomas Weikert became President in 2014 when Adham Sharara, who had held the office since 1999, assumed the role of Chair and Honorary President of the International Table Tennis Federation.
“I would like to thank my team for all the support they have given me since becoming President. Thank you to all the national associations for their confidence in me to continue as President. I promise to keep giving my best to push the sport to new heights and achieve all my goals stated in my manifesto.” Thomas Weikert
The 55-year-old German will be joined on the ITTF Executive Committee by: Shi Zhihao (China), Petra Sörling (Sweden), Masahiro Maehara (Japan), Nestor Tenca (Argentina), Bruce Burton (Canada), James Morris (New Zealand), Alaa Meshref (Egypt) and Khalil Al-Mohannadi (Qatar).
Further decisions passed at the Annual General Meeting will be released shortly.