Tissot Becomes Official Timekeeper for the 2013 Table Tennis World Championships

May 8, 2013

Swiss watchmaker, Tissot, will be the Official Timekeeper for the LIEBHERR 2013 Table Tennis World Championships, which will be staged in Paris from May 13 to 20.

“The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) is delighted to have entered into a very exciting partnership with Tissot as the Official Timekeeper of the 2013 World Table Tennis Championships”, said the ITTF President Adham Sharara.

“Our results system which produces live point-by-point results for every match played during the Championships will be powered and displayed by Tissot in addition to timing all our matches. Millions around the World will be watching this event on TV screens and on the internet, giving table tennis and Tissot excellent exposure worldwide” added Mr Sharara.

By becoming the official timekeeper for the second successive World Table Tennis Championships, Tissot joins Liebherr, China Unicom, DHS, Butterfly and Gerflor as the ITTF’s official partners at the year’s premier Table Tennis event.

Founded in 1853, Tissot is famous for high quality timepieces. The company is renowned for the precision and reliability of its extensive range of products, leading the field where accurate timing for sport is needed and is celebrating this year, 160 years of experience.

“For the 2013 World Table Tennis Championships, Tissot is glad to put its skills, knowledge and expertise gained during those years at the service of the ITTF providing them with the latest technology and utmost precision to ensure the accuracy of the results”, added Francois Thiébaud. “We are very proud of this partnership and look forward to the thrill of the championship.”