National Team

National Team

GSSE 2007
The Maltese contingent that took part at the Small States of Europe Games 2007
Wang Yu, Alex Anastasi, Johanna Grech, Ansdrejz Makowski, Simon Gerada
President Joe Borg Cardona 

The Maltese National Team at the World Table Tennis Teams Championships held in Bremen, Germany 23rd to 30th May 2006 from left to right:- Mario Genovese Coach, Mark Azzopardi,Simon Gerada, Edward Baldacchino.
Statistics….
Winners of Group
BEST Placing in World Ranking 76 out of 108 Countries
Simon Gerada unbeaten in Bremen.

2006 LIEBHERR WORLD TEAM TABLE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
BREMEN – GERMANY 
24 th APRIL TO 1st MAY 2006

DRAWS & RESULTS — CLICK HERE



The President of the Malta Table Tennis Association comments” We have been working hard to reach this level for over 3 years and our National Team and officials merit all the praise. Table Tennis in Malta is consistantly improving at all levels and such important achievements rewards our efforts”.

OUR GOLDEN BOYS HAVE DONE IT
MEN’S SINGLES

SIMON GERADA—– GOLD
ANDREJZ MAKOWSKI– SILVER


BRONZE FOR MALTA IN MEN’S DOUBLES

Position

Country

Points

GP

GW

GL

GF

GA

 

1

 HARDARSON / STEPHENSEN

13

7

6

1

19

6

2

 SERAFIMOV / TALAVANOV

13

7

6

1

19

7

3

 GERADA / MAKOWSKI

12

7

5

2

17

8

4

 BAST / SIMON

12

7

5

2

18

9

GOLD MEDAL FOR MALTA IN TEAMS EVENT
WELL DONE BOYS 
!!

FINAL For Gold Medal —MALTA 3 VS LUXEMBOURG 2

Final

  Luxembourg

2-3 

  Malta

Third place

  Iceland

3-0 

  Liechtenstein

———– MALTA 3 VS Leichenstein0
—— 
MALTA 3 VS CYPRUS 0
—— MALTA 1 VS ICELAND 3
—– MALTA 3 VS MONACO 0


Simon Gerada


Andrejz Makowski


From Left to Right: Alex Anastasi (Official), Johanna Grech
Mario Genovese (Coach), Simon Gerada, Andrezj Makowski.

The 48th Volkswagen World Table Tennis Championships 2005

29th April to 7th May 2005

China’s WANG Liqin and ZHANG Yining, won the Men’s and Women’s Singles titles respectively at the Volkswagen 48th World Table Tennis Championships that came to a conclusion in Shanghai on Friday 6th May 2005, retain their No. 1 positions on the ITTF World Ranking Lists for May 2005


THE MALTA TEAM IN SHANGHAI

The following are the results of the Maltese players:-


Simon Gerada
 won his Group as follows:-
Won against Ibrahim Mudh Shakirin (MAS) 11-8,11-9,11-8,11-6.
Won against Cruz Joseph (PHI) 11-9, 11-6, 11-7, 11-5.
Won against Salazar Jonathan (COL) 11-4,11-5,11-2,11-9.

In the 1st Round he then went on to beat Moselhi Emad from Egypt Ranked 202 ITTF List by 11-9,9-11,10-12,11-6,11-9,11-7.

Simon then played in the Last 64 and lost to a highly quoted Hong Kong Player Ranked 31 in the world Cheung Yuk by 11-4,11-6,12-10,11-7. Well done Simon an Excellent performance.


Mario Genovese Lost his group as follows:-
Won against Sun Sopheak (Cam) 11-7,11-5,11-6,11-4.
Lost against Aaras Arne Marino (Nor) 11-13,8-11,11-6,5-11,10-12.
Lost against Merotohun Monday (NGR) 7-11,7-11,9-11,9-11.
Well done Mario, a difficult draw but good win and excellent scores aganist top rated players.


Edward Baldachino Lost his group as follows:-
Lost against Ebuen Ernesto (Phi) 7-11,7-11,3-11,5-11.
Lost against Kim Hyok Bong (PRK) 4-11,3-11,7-11,9-11.
A very hard draw against much stronger opponents. Good matches especially against Korean player.


Mr. Ferraro of Starbene Health Shop presenting Gensan products to
Mr. Joe Borg Cardona President of the MTTA.

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The 47th Liebherr World Table Tennis Teams Championships 2004

1st to 7th March 2004

The Malta Table Tennis Association went to Doha Qatar with its Men’s National Team on the 28th February 2004 to participate in the 47th Liebherr World Table Tennis Teams Cahmpionships. The contingent was composed as follows:-
Players:- Simon Gerada, Edward Baldacchino, Alex Soler.
Coach:- Mario Genovese.
Official:- Joe Borg Cardona.


Malta’s National Team in Qatar, from left to right: Alex Soler Edwrad Baldacchino, Simon Gerada, Mario Genovese (Coach).

Games by Maltese players
at 2004 World Team Championships

Round 2 Results: 
Malta vs Cyprus3 – 1 Simon (2) Edward (1)
Malta vs Macao China 1- 3 Simon (1)
Malta vs Lebannon 0 – 3

Final Malta Position 67 from 81 countries

(View Full Results)

Round 1 Results: 
Malta vs Mongolia 3-0 w/o
Malta vs Iceland 2-3 Simon (1), Edward (1)
Malta vs Kosovo 3-1 Simon (2) Edward (1)
Malta vs Malaysia 2-3 Simon (2)

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European Table Tennis Championships

 29th March – 7th April 2003

The following players will be travelling to Courmayeur Italy on the 28th March 2003 to participate at the European Table Tennis Championships:-

Men’s Team
Edward Baldacchino – Timothy Buttigieg – Alex Soler

Ladies Team
Johanna Grech – Christine Cassar Torreggiani -Roxanne Palla

Coaches
Mario Genovese – Alex Anastasi

Delegate
Joseph Borg Cardona

The Men’s Team will play against Azerbaijan, Scotland, Luxembourg, Iceland and Bosnia, whilst the Ladies Team will play against Azerbaijan, Moldova, Armenia, and Turkey.

Photos


From left to right: Johanna Grech – Timothy Buttigieg


Standing from left to Right: Timothy Buttigieg, Lu Liping,
Edward Baldacchino, Christine Cassar Torreggiani, Johanna Grech,
Shen Chan.


From left to right: Timothy Buttigieg, Peter Borg Cardona,
Lu Liping, Edward Baldacchino, Alex Anastasi.