by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor
Professional players demand professional administrators; in response Spain’s Pablo Perez has been appointed the ITTF Para Table Tennis Manager.
Experienced, present at the inaugural 2017 World Team Para Championships in Bratislava, Pablo Perez has a great knowledge of the sport, both in terms of technical matters as well how the sport has developed over the years. He is well versed in the names of those athletes who have made a major impact.
“As Chair, I need a partner for discussion and a partner who can be one-step ahead of me and help me with the political work. I am quite confident that Pablo has the ability and personality to do that. From my side; I welcome Pablo. I look forward to working with you.” Dorte Dorsfelt, Chair ITTF Para Table Tennis Committee
“With this recruitment I’m confident that we now can continue our work to improve Para Table Tennis further. We are very happy to welcome Pablo in the team” Petra Sörling, ITTF Executive Vice President
The international Para calendar starts in March in Italy, later in the year in October the World Championships will be staged in Slovenia whilst looking even further ahead the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games has more events and more medals on offer than ever before.