Located on the Gulf of Corinth, the Greek town of Loutraki is the second stop on the 2022 ITTF World Veteran Tour; a four day tournament, play commences in the Galanopoulos Indoor Hall on Thursday 13th October.
Registration is now open here.
Loutraki is a seaside resort, known for its clear blue waters as well as its natural springs and spas; also, for those who enjoy the nightlife, a stroll along the shore followed by fine dining is a popular option, wishing to try your luck, there is a renowned casino.
Also, if you have any free time; the natural beauty of the region can be enjoying as well as for the more adventurous snorkelling or diving; there is plenty marine life to behold.
Travelling to Loutraki, Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” is 50 miles distant (80 kilometres), the average time for the journey one hour; the town is easily accessible.
Men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles and women’s doubles are the events on the menu being contested in seven age group categories: 40-49 years, 50-59 years, 60-64 years, 65-69 years, 70-74 years, 75-79 years and 80 years plus.
Additionally, there is an open men’s singles and open women’s singles competition.
Players may compete only in their own in age group category, in doubles if the partner is from a different age group, the duo must compete in the younger age group.
World Veteran Ranking
Points at stake on the World Veteran Ranking and plenty of matches in a bid to gain high status.
All events commence with a qualification stage, three or four players per group.
n the men’s singles and women’s singles events, players finishing in first and second positions in each group advance to the main draw, the remaining players to the consolation. In both the main draw and consolation play proceeds on a progressive knock-out basis, all positions are contested.