I Open Cup of the Russian State Duma in table tennis


19  of November under the auspices of Russian Table Tennis Federation, Moscow Table Tennis Federation,  in SC, "New League" in the Park "Festival" held "Open Cup of the State Duma." Start Line Company has provided its professional tennis equipment.

Especially for the tournament Start Line provides its tennis equipment and tables of professional series «Champion» - the first Russian tennis tables for competitions and tournaments of the highest level, meeting all modern requirements of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).

President of the Table Tennis Federation of Russia, State Duma deputy Alexander Babakov, opened the event with the participation of groups of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, the Moscow Government, the Presidential Administration and the Federation Council.

In the fight for the Cup was attended by Russia's only world champion in table tennis among invalids Sergei Poddubny and the initiator of the competition - the Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Physical Culture, Sport and Youth Affairs Dmitry fistula. Just before the race was held a workshop with the participation of athletes from the Russian team.

The competition was held under the new rules recommended to be tested in the last Congress ETTU: decisive set played to 7 points and all the meetings were held several balls

The results of the "Open Cup of the State Duma:

Team competition

1 place. Administration of the President

2nd place. The government of Moscow

3rd place. The State Duma of the Russian Federation

individual Competition

1 place. Alexander Sherman

2nd place. Sergei Poddubny

3rd place. Marina Sergeyeva

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