Vladimir Samsonov Re-elected Chairman of ITTF Athletes’ Commission

By Community | May 11, 2014

Table Tennis legend Vladimir Samsonov (BLR) has been re-elected as the Chairman of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Athletes’ Commission in an election held at the ZEN-NOH 2014 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Tokyo, Japan.

Samsonov, who was in the world’s top 10 for a remarkable 15 years, stated: ”representing the athletes is a great honor, but I am also aware of my responsibilities. I am very exited, and will work very hard in order to justify the trust the athletes have placed in me.”

“It will be a pleasure to work with the old and new Athletes Commission members, and I am excited to get back to work for the good of the athletes.”

The following four athletes were elected by their peers to join Samsonov on the Athletes’ Commission until 2018:

  • Jean-Michel SAIVE (BEL)
  • Zoran PRIMORAC (CRO)
  • Krisztina TÓTH (HUN)
  • David POWELL (AUS)