The President of the European Table Tennis Association (ETTU) Igor Levitin expressed his satisfaction with the conditions secured by the Greek Federation and HAN Thessaloniki for the organization of the European Top 16.
In his extensive statements on the WEB TV of EFOEPA, the leading Russian agent explained the organization of the games and stressed that Greece meets the specifications to undertake other international events in the future.
Igor Levitin’s mini interview is at the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2mKyC3Q_ls&t=6sThe
Tamara Boros, a great figure of the European table, gave statements to EFOEPA. In her record she also has a title from the institution of Top 16 and now she tasted it as a coach with Nina Mittelham. The Croatian, former European double champion, lives and works in Germany, aims for the further development of international athletes and for Mittelham, who dominated in Thessaloniki, she notes that she can compete with the Asian women. Her statements at the link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lic0tTcSJOoThe
Patrick Franziska and Nina Mittelham from Germany, who won in men and women respectively, spoke to the camera of EFOEPA after their successes and their statements are here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0M5t1_KxV-c&t=6s
Their matches after the exclusive in 1The round of the European Top 16 were also commented by Panagiotis Gionis, Katerina Toliou and their coaches Costas Vatsaklis and George Karytsas respectively (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVFU-9p3ajE&t=9s).
The legendary Kallinikos Free, after all, the winner of the event 10 years ago and holder of medals from the European and World Championships, was among the people who commented on the positive organizational result in the Top 16. They also spoke perfectly President of EFOEPA and current general secretary of Manolis Kolimbadis, president of XANTH Ioannis Sossidis and the representative of the sponsor company Anastasios Haritidis POMEGRANATE 2021 Europe TOP 16 Cup “A highly successful tournament”.The