The celebrated metropolis of Helsingborg, Sweden, is ready to welcome the Para-European Desk Tennis Championship in September 2025, marking yet one more vital milestone for the game within the area.
After the resounding success of internet hosting the Para-European Championship in 2019, the Swedish Desk Tennis Affiliation, in collaboration with the Metropolis of Helsingborg, is thrilled to announce this upcoming occasion. The championship, to be held on the Helsingborg Area, is predicted to attract round 300 gamers from throughout Europe.
The Para-European Championships returning to Helsingborg after the improbable 2019 occasion brings again unbelievable sporting reminiscences. It’s thrilling to see Helsingborg internet hosting this prestigious championship as soon as extra. At ITTF, we’re enthusiastic about creating an surroundings the place skills shine no matter background or capacity, and this championship echoes that spirit. It isn’t nearly athletic excellence; it mirrors Sweden and Helsingborg’s values of inclusivity and sportsmanship. A heartfelt thanks to the Swedish Desk Tennis Affiliation, Helsingborg Conference & Occasion Bureau, the town of Helsingborg and the native membership for his or her unwavering help in making this extraordinary sporting occasion potential ” – ITTF President Petra Sörling
The final time round, the Swedish nationwide staff introduced house a exceptional 10 medals, making it probably the most profitable championships for the blue and yellow gamers. SBTF’s Sports activities Director, Daniel Ellermann, hopes to repeat this success. “It’s extremely gratifying to host a European Championship in Helsingborg once more. In 2019, it was one of the best Para-European Championship I’ve skilled personally. The championship was improbable each as an occasion and, after all, when it comes to sports activities efficiency for Sweden. It was an important reminiscence for all times, and I’m actually wanting ahead to returning to Helsingborg in 2025,” mentioned Ellermann.
Helsingborg, famend for its fervent help of desk tennis, has been a cornerstone in internet hosting numerous championships, with the native membership BTK Rekord taking part in an integral function. “We in Helsingborg are honoured to host this prestigious occasion as soon as once more throughout the desk tennis world. This achievement is the results of a few years of fruitful collaboration with the Swedish Desk Tennis Affiliation. We additionally thank Go to Skåne, an essential companion and co-financier,” says Henrik Gidlund, Head of Helsingborg Conference & Occasion Bureau. “This nice championship exhibits how occasions have the facility to contribute to a extra inclusive society the place everybody’s proper to pleasure of motion is widely known. We’re very completely satisfied to be part of making this occur”, says Max Granström, CEO of Go to Skåne.
The occasion stands as a testomony to the Swedish Desk Tennis Affiliation’s dedication to nurturing the game’s growth and progress, with upcoming occasions together with the extremely anticipated ITTF World Youth Championships 2024, amongst others on their busy calendar.
“We’re very proud and delighted to current one other championship on Swedish soil within the coming years. Our technique in the direction of 2026 clearly demonstrates that worldwide occasions are essential for gathering and creating new assets for Swedish desk tennis. It additionally highlights the delight inside our desk tennis household. All of that is a part of the journey in the direction of 2026 when the Swedish Desk Tennis Affiliation celebrates its one hundredth anniversary,” says Dennis Lindahl, Chairman of the Swedish Desk Tennis Affiliation.
The stage is ready, and Helsingborg eagerly awaits the gathering of Europe’s best para-table tennis gamers in what guarantees to be an exhilarating and memorable championship.