ITTF Signs Trophy Partnership Agreement with World Sport DesignPhoto: Courtesy ITTF
Table tennis players will be now fighting it out for World Sport Design trophies from 2016
The International Table Tennis Federation has signed a partnership agreement with Prague-based trophy company World Sport Design.
World Sport Design, who was also the Official Trophy Supplier of the GAC Group 2015 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals, will be the Official Trophy Supplier of the ITTF from 2016 to 2018, providing trophies for the ITTF Star Awards and ITTF World Tour Grand Finals.
On the cooperation, ITTF President Mr. Thomas WEIKERT expressed: "The trophies at the 2015 Grand Finals were very well-designed, and I am certain that World Sport Design will continue to outdo themselves and produce prestigious trophies fitting the Star Awards and World Tour Grand Finals. We are looking forward to a long and successful partnership."
World Sport Design President Mr. Jiri SMIDL said: "World Sport Design specializes in creation of luxury sports trophies, medals and design sets handmade from glass, precious metals and other materials. This is the start of a long-term cooperation with ITTF, other national federations and sport event organisers. We anticipate the opportunity to deliver our design trophies to more events, with high quality awards to represent real and lasting value for the awarded."
The race to the 2016 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals is on, as the 2016 ITTF World Tour kick starts on 20 January 2016 with the Hungarian Open.