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Waldner Cup - Team World Vs Team Asia players have been announced!

Waldner Cup - Team World Vs Team Asia players have been announced!

Do you know about Laver Cup in Tennis? The cup named after Tennis Legend Rod Laver, the event is an international tennis tournament between Team Europe and Team World. Now in table tennis, there is a Waldner cup in Table Tennis named after the Legend which will be held between 23-26 November, 2023.

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About Waldner Cup

The Waldner Cup brings together renowned table tennis players from all over the world to challenge the best players from Asia. Team World will be led by legendary world champion Jan Ove Waldner. Don’t miss out on this unique and exciting tournament, with an ambitious goal of bringing the world together for dialogue and collaboration.

My next chapter is to lift this sport to the next level. Not just for the sport itself, but for what it means to people, their health, relationships between countries and continents. Ultimately, we build bridges and make peace

  • Jan Ove Waldner on waldnercup.com

Teams in Waldner Cup

In tennis, Europe is most dominant and hence the Laver cup is between Team Europe vs Team World. In table tennis, Asia is most dominant and hence the competition is between Team World vs Team Asia at Waterfront Congress Centre, Stockholm, Sweden.

Team World will be led by the Captain Jan Ove Waldner. And Team Asia will be led by China’s Ma Long. This will be a delightful event for table tennis fans as teams are led by two of the most loved table tennis players of all time. Hopefully we might be able to see a match up of Ma Long vs Jan Ove Waldner.

Team World:
  • Jan Ove Waldner (Captain)
  • Timo Boll
  • Bernadette Szocs
  • Dimitrij Ovtcharov
  • Alexis Lebrun & Felix Lebrun
  • Hugo Calderano
  • Truls Moregardh
  • Adriana Diaz
Team Asia:
  • Ma Long (Captain)
  • Kasumi Ishikawa
  • Chen Meng
  • Wang Chuqin
  • Jang Woojin
  • Manika Batra
  • Lim Jonghoon

Who do you think will win this event? 🙂

Venue of Waldner Cup

Stockholm Waterfront spans 14,000 square meters with flexible areas including a studio, an auditorium, several congress halls and a number of meeting rooms. Located at Klarabergsviadukten in central Stockholm next to the Central Station.

Tickets for Waldner Cup

You can get the tickets of Waldner Cup at TicketMaster website.


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