Ping-pong fest underway in Polish capital

Warsaw Ping-pong fest 2019

A nationwide table tennis festival is held at Warsaw’s PGE Narodowy Stadium.

Ping pong enthusiasts of all ages are competing at nearly 100 tables as part of both the children and youth and open tournaments.

Many attractions accompany the event, such as meetings with table tennis stars, including Lucjan Błaszczyk, Jörgen Persson, Jorg Rosskopf.

Other sideline events include consultations with sports psychologists, and games for the youngest participants.

The programme of the event also includes matches between the best Polish players from LOTTO SuperLeague of Table Tennis and the women’s league.  

Dariusz Szumacher, president of the Polish Table Tennis Association organising the event said: “After the matches of the ping-pong champions, the novices will get a chance to exchange a few balls with their idols.”

He added:  “PGE National Ping-Pong is a celebration of all enthusiasts of the sport and a great opportunity to promote it in Warsaw, which will host the European Table Tennis Championship next year.” Published by “Polskie Radio ”  

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