Dora Jeler-Kösters, ITTF High Performance and Development Operations Manager
At the week-long event, the selection for the Hopes Team for the 2018 World Cadet Challenge to be held in Tottori, Japan from Tuesday 23rd to Wednesday 31st October will be made.
Prior to the meeting in Alicante, Hopes players will have the opportunity to display their skills at national, regional and continental events.
The 2018 Continental Hopes Week and Challenge schedule is:
- Asia – Thailand (Bangkok): Monday 5th – Monday 12th March
- Europe – Luxembourg: Monday 2nd – Monday 9th April
- Oceania – Australia (Townsville): Monday 9th – Saturday 14th April
- Africa – Mauritius (Beau Bassin): Monday 7th May – Sunday 13th May
- North America – Canada: Thursday 31st May 31 – Saturday 2nd June
- Latin America – Paraguay (Luque): already staged in 2017 from Sunday 17th to Saturday 23rd September
2018 Hopes Infographics: Presented in English
2018 Hopes Infographics: Presented in Arabic
2018 Hopes Infographics: Presented in French
2018 Hopes Infographics: Presented in Spanish