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Euro-Asia All Stars Challenge - 18 Oct 2014

SHIBAEV replacing FREITAS in Zhang Jia Gang


European team at the forthcoming the 2014 Asia-Euro All Stars Challenge to be staged on October 31 to November 1 will have some changes. In Zhang Jia Gang Jiagang Gymnasium Alexander SHIBAEV of Russia will replace Marcos FREITAS of Portugal. For Europe wi

European team at the forthcoming the 2014 Asia-Euro All Stars Challenge to be staged on October 31 to November 1 will have some changes. In Zhang Jia Gang Jiagang Gymnasium Alexander SHIBAEV of Russia will replace Marcos FREITAS of Portugal.

For Europe will play Bastian STEGER of Germany currently ranked at position no. 18 at the World rankings, no. 7 in Europe; Panagiotis GIONIS of Greece World’s no 21, Europe’s no.9, Adrian CRISAN of Romania World’s no. 28, Europe’s no. 11, Robert GARDOS of Austria no. 26, Europe’s 10 and SHIBAEV World’s no. 37 and Europe’s no. 13. SHIBAEV never played in at the Asia-Euro All Stars Challenge.

For Asia will play XU Xin of China World’s no. one, CHUANG Chih-Yuan of Taipei World’s no. 8, Jun MIZUTANI of Japan no. 7, GAO Ning of Singapore World’s no. 13 and TANG Peng of Hong Kong currently ranked at the position no. 16. All the players already were members of the Asian team in previous editions of the competition.

The head coach is Richard PRAUSE. ETTU President Ronald KRAMER will also be on the event with special guest, Greek TTA President Emmanouil KOLYMPADIS and Team Manager Roman PLESE.

The prize money is 90,000 Euros in total before tax, – 60,000 for the winners.

The press conference and draw ceremony of the competition will be held on Oct. 30th 17 at the official Hotel.

 

Milica NIKOLIC, EWT

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