ETTU | 4 Oct 2021
Khalil Al MOHANNADI elected President of Asian Table Tennis Union
Qatar Table Tennis Association (QTTA) president Khalil Al MOHANNADI was elected as the president of the Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU) unopposed during the continental body’s General Assembly meeting in Doha on Sunday.
The European Table Tennis Union President Igor LEVITIN and the Executive Board warmly congratulates Khalil Al-MOHANNADI on his appointment as the 6th President of the Asian Table Tennis Union and looks forward to close cooperation and dialogue with him on current matters of interest and future projects to enhance the progress of table tennis.
Al- MOHANNADI dons several hats in the sport as he is also the Deputy President of the International Table Tennis Federation, a member of the recently formed World Table Tennis Board.
Al MOHANNADI follows in the footsteps of Japan’s Rizo KAWAKAMI (1972-1974), Hisao kido (1974-1976) and Atsushi Goto (1976-2001). They were succeeded by China’s li Furong (2001-2009) and Cai Zhenhua (2009–2021).The Qatari official was elected unopposed as President of the Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU) at the Biennial General Meeting, staged in Doha on Sunday 3rd October.
Alongside Khalil Al MOHANNADI, the entire Executive Committee of the Asian Table Tennis Union was elected unopposed:
President: Khalil Al MOHANNADI (QAT)
Deputy Presidents: KIM Taeksoo (KOR), XU Xin (CHN)
Secretary-General: Afshin BADIEE (IRI)
Treasurer: Mohamed Baqir SAJAD (OMA)