Thomas Weikert Retains ITTF Presidency After Election Victory
June 7, 2017
Thomas Weikert was elected president of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) at its Annual General Meeting in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Weikert won by 118 votes to 90 after campaigning on a Manifesto focused on delivering value and growth for the whole sport in every part of the world.
Weikert is the incumbent ITTF President and he inherited the position in 2014. Today’s Presidential election is the first he contested against a challenger.
Speaking after the result was announced, ITTF President Thomas Weikert, said:
“It has been a great privilege to serve Table Tennis as ITTF President since 2014 and my plan is to work in true partnership with the National and Continental Federations so together we can fuel the development of our sport.
“With the plans and proposals I have recommended, I believe Table Tennis will enter an exciting new phase of global growth that sees the creation of more players and fans.”