First EVC gold medalists – Pamela Butcher

First EVC gold medalists – Pamela Butcher

Name: Pamela Butcher Age: 85 Playing for: England Best result: Gold medals at the 2010 World Veterans Championships in singles 80 and 2016 in singles 85. Pamela Butcher is what you can call an institution in the history of the European Veteran Championships. She is...
First EVC gold medalists – Edvard Vecko

First EVC gold medalists – Edvard Vecko

Name: Edvard Vecko Age: 72 Playing for: Slovenia Best result: Gold medal in teams and silver medal in doubles at the European Championships in 1962 In 1956, 12 years old, Edvard Vecko joined the club Olimpija Ljubljana. He quickly showed a big talent for table tennis...
Meet the profiles – Branka Batinic

Meet the profiles – Branka Batinic

Name: Branka Batinic Age: 59 Playing for: Croatia Best result: Bronze medal at the World Championships in 1981 During her long active national team career, Branka Batinic was a respected and feared player for the opponents. Branka Batinic achieved several major...
Meet the profiles – Toni Borg

Meet the profiles – Toni Borg

Name: Toni Borg Age: 80 Playing for: Arboga BTK and Sweden Best result: Silver medal in Team at the European Championships in 1960 Toni Borg is probably the most unique player in this tournament in the sense that he is one of the few players who has participated in...
Meet the profiles – Anita Andersson

Meet the profiles – Anita Andersson

During her long career, Anita Andersson has won several medals in various Veteran Championships. Anita has played one international team match for Sweden. She has no medals from the Swedish junior or senior championships. All her medals are from the Swedish Veterans...