A political smash for WTTC 2018

A political smash for WTTC 2018

LIEBHERR World Table Tennis Championship 2018 in Halmstad is only days away, and as a teaser the political parties of The Swedish Parliament competed in “The Battle of Parties” in Stockholm. The event was hosted by the Parliaments Sports Club, WTTC 2018 Halmstad and...
Flisberg could have been the first

Flisberg could have been the first

1954, at the Wembley Arena, Tage Flisberg had his chance to be the first Swedish player to become a World Champion in Single. At that time, Wembley was an ice hockey arena. The organizers had constructed a thin wooden floor over the ice. The low temperature made the...
Kjell and Stellan World Championships

Kjell and Stellan World Championships

April 11-21, 1967, Sweden hosted the World Championships for the fourth time. The competitions gave Sweden the first gold meal. It was Hans Alsér and Kjell Johansson who won the Men’s Doubles. Japan’s six titles out of a maximum seven at the 1967 World Championships...
The first Men’s Singles title

The first Men’s Singles title

7 April 1971 is a classic date in Swedish sports history as well as in the Swedish table tennis history. That’s when Sweden got its first World Table Tennis Champion in Men’s Singles. Stellan Bengtsson responded to a performance no-one thought this 18-year-old...
Sweden is ready for the WTTC

Sweden is ready for the WTTC

The Swedish troops for World Championships in Halmstad are now complete, both when it comes to the Women’s and Men’s Teams. On Tuesday the 4ht of April, 25 days before the LIEBHERR World Team Table Tennis Championships open up its gates, captain Peter Sartz announced...