Jan Ove Waldner heads to London

World Champion Table Tennis Legends Jan-Ove Waldner and Jörgen Persson back in action in London as part of Topspin DONIC Legends London Tour!

Olympic and World Champions Jan-Ove Waldner and Jörgen Persson will play exhibition matches at DONIC Legends Tour events at Wilton’s Music Hall on 9th August  and Fusion TTC on 10th August.

Wilton’s Table Tennis DONIC Legends London Tour Event – 9th August 2014

The Swedish players will play an exhibition match at Wilton’s Music Hall on Saturday evening – 9th August 2014.  Wilton’s Music Hall is the oldest surviving music hall in the World and will provide an amazing setting for two of the greatest ever table tennis ‘maestros’ to perform!

The evening entertainments include:

  • A special 16 player challenge tournament made up of some of the best players from the UK and abroad
  • Exhibition match between Jan-Ove Waldner and Jörgen Persson
  • Q&A: Questions will be invited from the audience
  • Film footage of the players in action charting their illustrious careers
  • One point sudden death tournament.  Entry will be open to everyone, bring your bats along!
  • Challenge match finale between special 16 person tournament winner and the Waldner/Persson winner
  • DJ

Doors open at 7pm and the evening starts with the 16 player challenge tournament at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £5 and are available to purchase from the Wilton’s Music Hall website – click to buy tickets and for more information.

Venue address:  Wilton’s Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley (off Ensign Street), London E1 8JB

Topspin DONIC Legends Table Tennis Competition – 10th August 2014

On Sunday 10th August 2014 the Swedish players move onto the Topspin DONIC Legends table tennis competition at Fusion Table Tennis Clubs new 24/7 Central London table tennis venue.

The Donic Legends Tournament will be played on at least 16 tables and the Legends finals will be staged on one show court table.

The Tournament includes:

  • Senior Men’s, Women’s, Junior Boys & Girls events.
  • The Semi-finalist, runner up and winner from Senior Open event + Ladies and Junior Boys winner will join Waldner and Persson  in a staged exhibition final.
  • Cash prizes of at least £200 for the winner of the Senior Men’s event.
  • Food and refreshments available at venue.
  • Free entry for spectators.
  • Official opening of Fusion TTC new venue at 5pm.

Venue address:  Fusion TTC, Unit 2, Stockholm Road, London SE16 3LP

Jorgen Persson will also be in action

Click to download an entry form from the Table Tennis England website.  Closing date for entries is 30th July 2014.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to see and even play against two of the greatest ever table tennis players!

For more information on the DONIC Legends tour events click here.