Table Tennis Legend Jörg Roßkopf at the German Centre Shanghai

Last Friday May 17 world champion and German national table tennis coach Jörg Roßkopf visited the German Centre Shanghai. Just landed at Pudong Airport, he directly visited German Centre Shanghai and played against German Centre tenants. After the game he signed rackets, shirts and took pictures with fans.

The same day the delegation drove to Taicang to participate in the press conference of the Sino-German Table Tennis Friendship Cup with representatives from GC Shanghai, Taicang Government and the Bavarian Table Tennis association.

Saturday was tournament day. World champions Lu Yuansheng and Jörg Roßkopf opened the tournament with a show match. More than 20 teams from Germany and China took part in the tournament. The General Consul Dr. Christine Althauser underlined the importance of international understanding through sports during her speech at the end of the tournament in Taicang.

On Sunday Mr. Roßkopf visited several companies in Taicang and Shanghai before giving a Keynote Speech in front of several business representatives and athletes about persistence, focus and motivation in sports and management.