Table Tennis: Perfect sponsors 2016 World Team Champs in KL
- Updated: August 2, 2015
August 2, 2015: Perfect China Company Limited has been announced as the title sponsor of the 2016 ITTF World Team Championships, which will be held in Kuala Lumpur from February 28-March 6.
The Perfect World Team Championships will be held at Malawati Stadium and mark the second edition of the event to be held in Malaysia, which first hosted the tournament in 2000.
Established in 1994, Perfect China Company Limited specialises in health and nutrition food, cosmetics and personal care products through over 9,000 online and physical stores in China.
Thomas Weikert, President of the ITTF, said: “The ITTF is thrilled to have such a perfect partner as Perfect China Company Limited on board for the 2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships.
“We are looking forward to working with them closely, as well as the Table Tennis Association of Malaysia and Malaysia Major Events, to make the 2016 World Championships the biggest and best ever.”
Malaysia hosted the World Championships in 2000, Women’s World Cup in 2008 and 2010, and the World Cadet Challenge in 2003.
Tony Nagamaiah, General Manager of Malaysia Major Events, said: “By hosting the Perfect 2016 World Team Table Tennis Championships, the country shall witness the synergy between sports and tourism with thousands of international attendees specifically traveling to Malaysia to be part of the event, at the same time generating more than RM33 million in economic impact from tourist expenditure.”
Source: ITTF (www.ittf.com); Editing by SportAsia