09 Oct 2017

The International Table Tennis Federation is pleased to announce that the 2017 ITTF Star Awards will be held in the Kazakhstan capital of Astana on Thursday 14th December; the event will be held in conjunction with the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals that will be held from Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th December.

Following the success of the previous four editions of the annual Star Awards night, the 2017 ITTF Star Awards promises to be more spectacular than ever at the Rixos President Hotel located at the heart of Astana.

Dubbed the “Oscars of Table Tennis”, the 2017 ITTF Star Awards will be a night of glitz and glamour as we see stars of the sport, athletes, officials and coaches, all dressed up in their finest to celebrate their achievements and a great year of table tennis in 2017.

Fans and table tennis enthusiasts from all around the world are also welcomed to join in the celebrations at the ITTF Star Awards with the stars in Astana by reserving a seat or table at the awards night.

“The ITTF Star Awards has been a much anticipated annual event for our top athletes and partners as a season finale to celebrate a fruitful year of table tennis since its inauguration in 2013. This year we are very excited to bring the Star Awards to Kazakhstan for the first time ever for an evening of celebrations and glamour with our stars of the sport.” Thomas Weikert, ITTF President

The 2017 ITTF Star Awards will be seeing the crowning of Stars in the following categories:

• Male Table Tennis Star

• Female Table Tennis Star

• Male Para Table Tennis Star

• Female Para Table Tennis Star

• Table Tennis Star Point

• Table Tennis Star Coach

• Table Tennis Breakthrough Star

• Table Tennis Fair Play Star

Nominees for the respective Awards will be announced shortly. Interested parties who wish to be part of the 2017 ITTF Star Awards can contact Ms. Kimberly Koh at Kimberly@ittf.com .

ITTF Star Awards Thomas Weikert