22. May 2012 – Press Release
“Ping Pong Diplomacy” at German Centre Shanghai
On the occasion of the anniversary “Germany and China – 40 Years Diplomatic Relations” on May 22, 2012 a friendly table tennis match was held between the municipal government of Pudong, Shanghai and the “Friendship Team Germany”.
Both teams showed up with excellent lineups, among the Chinese team the former multiple world champion JIANG Jialiang. The German team consisted of team captain Christian Sommer (CEO & Chairman, German Centre Shanghai), German second division professional player and owner of the online portal myTischtennis GmbH, Jochen Lang as well as the two German managers Andreas Schmidt (Corning) and Jochem Dobiasch (Freudenberg Group) …