08 Jul 2022

The July 2022 issue of the ITTF MAGAZINE is available!

The second edition of ITTF MAGAZINE is available now! Presented in digital format, it covers an extensive list of exciting stories, every continent featured; personalities in wide ranging areas of the sport highlighted.

On the cover, Quadri Aruna who gained the no.10 spot on the Men’s World Rankings and has taken the sport in Africa to new heights.

Staged in Singapore, the impact of the first WTT Grand Smash tournament is reported, the initiative opening eyes, a major step forward for table tennis.

How did Ping Pong Diplomacy start? Present at the time Trevor Taylor destroys the popular explanation.

Now 50 years since China visited the United States, the events of that memorable occasion are recorded in chronological order.

Gustavo Ulloa recognised for his lifelong contribution to table tennis; one of the very first from South America to improve his skills by travelling to Asia and Europe.

Tommy Urhaug takes the positive approach as he reflects on one of the most successful careers in para sport.

Roman Klecker, first Gold Badge International umpire, explains his concerns for fellow man and his liking for long distance walks.

Shunsuke Togami stakes a claim for a place in the Japanese national team; an incredible six months supports his case.

Jorge Campos, crowned Caribbean champion, resigned the past to history, emerging successful in front of family and friends on home soil.

Anthony Moore, vastly experienced in administration and with a definitive vision, is the new President of Oceania.

Eugene Wang, top class player with a most thoughtful personality, turned down Olympic place to give younger compatriot an opportunity of a lifetime.

Standing together, ITTF Foundation and Swaythling Club International support Ukraine.

Mariam Alhodaby, reigning African champion, reflects on how table tennis is such an integral part of her life.

Nicolas Lum, talented Australian, making presence felt at ITTF Youth Contender tournaments, is he set to follow in the footsteps of William Henzell?

Karen Tonge MBE, awarded the OBE, supporting young people and para table tennis, the contribution unequalled.

A tribute to the late Josep Francesch, a staggering collection of shirts and table tennis balls; friends vow to keep the museum alive.

Kenya making strides under the guidance of Andrew Mudibo, a scientific approach pursued.

From east to west, north to south, World Table Tennis Day celebrated; fun events prominent.

This and more in the second edition of ITTF MAGAZINE!

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