Member Associations | 9 May 2022
PT-Helsinki crowned Finnish League champion
PT-Helsinki is the Finnish League champion in the season 2021-22. They beat PT Espoo 4-3 in the final. The title was decided in the seventh match - doubles which went clearly 3-0 to PT-Helsinki.
“PT-Helsinki won the regular season and afther withdrawal of Kosken Kaiku club went straight to the final. In the semi-final PT Espoo won PT 75 from Tampere 4-1. So, the "Pongfinity-duo" Miikka O´CONNOR – Otto TENNILÄ alongside Patrik RISSANEN earned bronze medals.The best player of the final tournament was PT-Helsinki's Lithuanian Valdas MARTINKUS who won all his three matches,” stated in his report Finnish Table Tennis Association Communications Coordinator Heikki KIISKINEN.
The last team of the regular season, PT Tapiola relegated to Division 1 for next season, replaced by Wega from Helsinki. Through the qualifiers, TIP-70 from Vantaa and OPT-86 from Oulu retained their place on the Finnish top level.
Finnish League 2021-22 medallists
- PT-Helsinki (at the picture from the left: Valdas MARTINKUS, Stanislav STROGOV, Aleksander STETSENKO and Alexandr LUSHIN, Arturs REINHOLDS)
- PT Espoo (Arttu PIHKALA, Aleksi RÄSÄNEN, Mika RÄSÄNEN)
- PT 75 (Miikka O´CONNOR, Otto TENNILÄ, Patrik RISSANEN)