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26.04.2016

Launching the new Academy!

The course is set.

To keep up pays off! After years of legal dispute today the new Werner Schlager GmbH finally signed an agreement with the insolvency administrator. The first steps of restructuring are done, practice is going on and will be soon even better! The design of the homepage will change, too - but this will take some time. Yours, Werner Schlager

24.02.2016

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32 WSA-players at the Team-WCS in Malaysia

These days it is getting unusually calm at the WSA. Where otherwise each of the normally 24 tables is used from morning to evening, some are now vacant.

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08.02.2016

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Congrats to Venezuela and Puerto Rico

The ITTF Latin American Championships which were held in San Juan, Puerto Rico last week were a huge success for the female players of Venezuela and Puerto Rico.

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03.02.2016

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5 WSA players at the ITTF Europe Top 16 tournament

From 5th to 7th of February the second most important tournament in Europe - after the European Championships - will take place in Gondomar, Portugal.

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22.12.2015

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Don’t worry! The restructuring is in progress!

The WSA-liquidator Mag. Katharina Kolland-Twaroch issued the following press release today.

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14.11.2015

WSA is rewarded as ITTF Academy!

A perfect sensation – the Werner Schlager Academy is officially honoured with the „Academy Status“ of the ITTF International Training Centre Network. Only the WSA is evaluated on the same level as Shanghai!

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02.11.2015

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WSA-Pros improved extremely

Some of the players of the (inter-) national training group of the Werner Schlager Academy have made partly big steps forward in this month’s ITTF World Ranking.

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02.11.2015

Tom Lodziak
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Review about the WSA Table Tennis School from UK

The WSA Table Tennis School is an international table tennis school for hobby and club players who like to improve their playing skills in a high-standard training. Tom Lodziak, coach and player from Cambridge, UK, visited us in May and reported in an interview about this experience.

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22.10.2015

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Great success for Marie Migot

Last week, the Youth Top 10 took place in Romania. From the WSA, Marie Migot, since this year players for SVNÖ Ströck participated in the event and she returned home with a great success.

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19.10.2015

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30 WSA players participate in the Polish Open

At this year’s Polish Open in Warsaw from 21.10-25.10., not less than 30 WSA-players will show their abilities.

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12.10.2015

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Huge step from Lily Zhang

Some of the players from the (inter-) national training-group of the Werner Schlager Academy made an enormous improve in the recent World Ranking.

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06.10.2015

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WSA-Flood of medals in Jekaterinburg

The players of the (inter-)national training group of the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat celebrated big victories at the just finished European Championships.

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02.10.2015

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Woes and Joys at the beginning of the Single-Events

At the day after the Team-Event, the contest went on for those WSA-players who were not seeded in the main event.

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30.09.2015

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Gold! WSA-stars in excellent shape at the ECS

The team-event couldn’t have come to a more thrilling and from the Austrian point of view more successful end.

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22.09.2015

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WSA at the ECS in Russia

24 WSA-players from 15 nations – Schwechat sends the biggest team to the European Championships in Russia…

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14.09.2015

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Support Christian Scheiber

Since 2013 Christian Scheiber, born in Burgenland, practices at the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat. Already 3 times in the past he won the national championship in class 7. What an extraordinary success. Now he has a new goal in mind and therefore needs your support: the Paralympics 2020.

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09.09.2015

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Women Coaches Seminar was a huge success

All the persons responsible and especially the participants of the first European Women Table Tennis Seminar that took place from Monday to Wednesday in the premises of the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat summed up euphorically.

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09.09.2015

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Double triumph for Lily Zhang

Lily Zhang, the latest gain of the international women-training-group of the Werner Schlager Academy and the new starlet of the WSA-partner-club SVNÖ Ströck will come to Schwechat these days with a lot of self-confidence. In Schwechat, Lily will have her permanent training-homebase in the future.

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04.09.2015

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ITTF & ETTU hold a meeting at the WSA at the same time

On Monday September the 7th the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat experiences another highlight. Besides the regular operation of the (inter-) national WSA-training-group, the world-table tennis training-center in the heart of Europe has special visitors. Two hot-spots will take place at the same time, next door to each other in the premises of the WSA.

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30.08.2015

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The Women Table Tennis Community visits Schwechat

The Women Table Tennis project of the Werner Schlager Academy causes a ripple effect.

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25.08.2015

Ekholm Cheering
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SVNÖ STRÖCK - 3:0 victory over Cartagena

The situation was not that promising in the beginning. In the first round of the current Champions League season 2015/2016 our team, SVNÖ STRÖCK, could not deploy the new Japanese star player Sayaka Hirano (due to a shoulder injury). And the opponent, UCAM Cartagena, was a very hard one in the first match of group B.

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07.08.2015

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August breaks all records

This August it’s getting hot in Schwechat- not only because of the record-breaking heat that is again forecasted for the next few days and weeks. In fact the air will heat up in the WSA when 90 players burn out themselves completely in their training session. Even though the hall was already fully booked the last weeks, the month of august will break all records.

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03.08.2015

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WSA-players at the Euro-Asia Allstars Challenge

Last weekend a very special encounter took place in chinese Zhangjiagang. The allstars from Europe under the guidance of Ex-WSA coach Richard Prause faced their counterparts from Asia. On the side of the European Team, 2 players were nominated who train and live in Schwechat since many years. These two players were in the end the ones who were crucial for the outcome of the Euro-Asia Allstars Challenge.

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06.07.2015

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USA goes Austria!

The next sensation is perfect: SVNÖ STRÖCK binds the „US sunshine“ Lily Zhang

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01.07.2015

Sayaka Hirano
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Sensationalist transfer for SVNÖ Ströck

SVNÖ STRÖCK engages Japanese superstar Sayaka Hirano

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23.06.2015

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European Games in Baku

On the 12th of June 2015 a new major event in sports was brought to life- the first ever European Games started in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. This event is similar to the Olympic Games with the one distinction that only athletes from the National Olympic Committees of Europe were authorized to participate.

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18.06.2015

Christian Scheiber
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National Champion: He did the triple!

The reigning Austrian champion in table tennis for disabled class 7 Christian Scheiber defended his title and could win the title three times in a row.

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26.05.2015

Christian Scheiber
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Fighting for the Salzburg Bull

On Saturday, May 23 2015 the seventh Salzburg Open took place on the Olympic Centre Rif/Hallein. All in all 24 players - invited by the Salzburg club for sports for the disabled – participated in the tournament. Christian Scheiber represented the Burgenland organisation for the sports for disabled for the second time at the Salzburg Open.

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18.05.2015

The Table Tennis Championships 2015 break all records!

Approximately 450 Million People worldwide watched this years’ Table Tennis Championships in China-a fabulous new record. In China alone 252 million people were interested in the event.

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06.05.2015

Tamolwan Khetkuen

New World Rankings

Big improve by the WSA players in the World Rankings: Many of the players of our international training group made a big step forward in the World Rankings that were published immediately after the World Championships.

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05.05.2015

Thomas Weikert

ITTF-the worlds largest international federation

The ITTF is now the worlds largest international federation.

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04.05.2015

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2. Riha Open 2015

Multiversum/WSA overrun by Table Tennis enthusiasts! A deluge of excited Table tennis players found its way into the Multiversum Schwechat. Reason for that were the 2. Riha Open 2015, organized by the Werner Schlager Academy.

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04.05.2015

Ma Long

WSA at the World Championships in Suzhou - 6

Which players crowned themselves World Champions at the final day? A report by Richard Prause

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04.05.2015

Tetyana Bilenko

WSA at the World Championships in Suzhou - 5

How did the round of sixteen evolve for our female WSA-players and who managed to advance to the finals?

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30.04.2015

Matilda Ekholm

WSA at the World Championships in Suzhou - 4

On day 3 of the main round, only the female WSA players were able to continue on the road to success.

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29.04.2015

Tetyana Bilenko
Photo: Bartuschek

WSA at the World Championships in Suzhou - 3

UThe World Championships in Suzhou goes on with big steps. The first surprising results have already overcome the table tennis world. Dimitrij Ovtcharov who was supposed to be one of the candidates for a medal was defeated in the second round of the tournament.

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29.04.2015

Lubomir Jancarik

WSA AT THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SUZHOU – 2

The eagerly awaited main round of the table tennis World Championships in Suzhou started on April, 28 consistently positive for the WSA-players, as everyone mastered to trigger his or her best performance, thanks to the optimal preparation in the run-up to the event. Therefore most of the players managed to win their first-round games.

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25.04.2015

ITTF Hall of Fame
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WSA at the World Championships in Suzhou – 1

Richard Prause, WSA Head Coach and prominent representative of the Werner Schlager Academy at the World Table Tennis Championships 2015 in Suzhou, has already flown to the Chinese metropolis on last Wednesday and was on site for the traditional Butterfly evening before the competition starts.

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13.04.2015

Marcos Freitas
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WSA Star Marcos Freitas reaches for the stars

Marcos Freitas, reigning European Team Champion and permanent member of the international WSA training group since 2 years, could consolidate his position among the top players in the world in the latest ITTF world ranking.

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30.03.2015

Sarah de Nutte
Photo: K. Bartuschek

24 WSA Players participate in the WC in China

The international table tennis’ highlight 2015 approaches rapidly: the World Table Tennis Championships in the Chinese city Suzhou (April, 26 – May, 3). Again and again the Chinese competitors will be the favourites for the titles and will be hunted by the rest of the world.

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24.03.2015

Guangzhou
Photo: Guangzhou

WSA proposes an agreement with Guangzhou

The Werner Schlager Academy, founded in 2010 and now well established as a world class training centre in the heart of Europe, has now taken a further step forward in widening its range of item on an ever growing itinerary.

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18.03.2015

Prause Schimmelpfennig
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Richard Prause returns home

The „lost son“ returns home to Germany. For almost five years the former DTTB national team coach for the women’s and later for the men’s team has worked in Wien-Schwechat. As WSA Head Coach – together with Düsseldorf’s former Head Coach Dirk Wagner and coach legend Mario Amizic – he built up the world training centre “Werner Schlager Academy” (WSA).

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05.03.2015

Tetyana Bilenko
Photo: K. Bartuschek

WSA-Players (Women) on the rise!

Tetyana Bilenko (Ukraine), who has reached the ninth place at the World Championships 2013 in Paris and plays for the reigning Austrian Team Champion SVNÖ STRÖCK, could go upward by 26 places. Reaching the quarter finals at the Qatar Open she improved on rank 62.

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05.03.2015

WSA-Players (Men) on the top!

In the current world ranking published by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) the players of the Werner Schlager Academy (WSA) have sensationally climbed upwards.

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03.03.2015

Pavel SIRUCEK
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After the National Championships

After the weekend of the National Championships the table tennis nations in Europe have found their new champions! Of course numerous WSA players who practice or even live at the Werner Schlager Academy participated at their respective National Championships. We publish here the list of „our“ victors:

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23.02.2015

HABESOHN, Daniel
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Qatar Open - WSA is proud of its athletes!

Yesterday the Qatar Open ended with the thrilling final between Dimitrij OVTCHAROV (GER) and Vladimir SAMSONOV (BLR). The past master Samsonov could beat Germany’s new number one in 5 games. Besides this result the Werner Schlager Academy is very proud of its athletes who have started for their nations at the Qatar Open!

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25.01.2015

YouTube video series "Ask the Coach"

The WSA has started a new series on YouTube called "Ask the Coach" with WSA Head Coach Richrard Prause in the last week

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22.01.2015

YouTube Logo
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Visit us on YouTube!

From now on the Werner Schlager Academy has its own channel on YouTube!

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21.01.2015

Picture Sörös with Chen
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Chen Weixing reinforces WSA trainer team

Not only in Austria but in the whole (table tennis) world he is well know: Chen Weixing, born in China and Austrian citizen since 2000.

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08.01.2015

View Riha Open
Photo: F. Welles

Riha Open 2015

9 Competitions, 25 Tables, 100 Players, 185 Entries

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08.01.2015

The emotional duel

The Werner Schlager Academy is going to start the New Year with a very special highlight!

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08.12.2014

Mission: CL semi-final completed

WSA partner club SVNÖ Ströck has sensationally reached the Champions League semi-final with the last chance.

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03.12.2014

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Photo: K. Bartuschek

Visit at the highest level

Some spectacular visitors arrived at the Werner Schlager Academy for the Champions-League match SVNÖ Ströck against Szekszard AC.

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02.12.2014

SVNÖ Ströck team
Photo: K. Bartuschek

First victory for SVNÖ Ströck

Finally they made it! With a brilliant performance the SVNÖ Ströck team won their first match in the current Champions League season. Therefore they had to fight hard against the guests from Szekzard AC.

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24.11.2014

Lea Rakovac
Photo: Bartuschek

6 WSA talents travel to Shanghai

Entire 6 players represent the international WSA training group at the „Wisdom Youth World Championships 2014” in Shanghai.

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04.11.2014

SVNÖ Ladies on the rise

After the restructuring the SVNÖ Ströck team started with a rebuilt and rejuvenated team into the new season 2014/2015. The reigning Austrian champion has still two Champions League matches in this year and is willing to fight for the qualifications for either the Champions League semi-final or the ETTU-Cup which was won by the STRÖCK team in the last season.

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30.10.2014

WSA Head Coach Richard Prause coaches Europe

WSA Head Coach Richard Prause was accorded the honour of coaching the European team against the Asian team in the Euro-Asia competition at the following weekend in the Chinese Zhang Jia Gang.

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29.10.2014

Suddenly Lennox Lewis appeared in the WSA!

On Tuesday evening the WSA employees were amazed at what they saw. Suddenly a tall and muscularly stood in the WSA table tennis shop “Go Sports” who just wanted to buy a blade and some table tennis rubbers. Nothing spectacular as one may say.

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29.10.2014

SVNÖ Ströck ladies fought bravely

WSA’s partner club SVNÖ STRÖCK fought bravely in the first home match of the current European Champions League against the favourite team KTS Zamek Tarnobrzeg (Poland). After more than three hours they lost unfortunately with 2-3 points.

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27.10.2014

Ströck Team 2013/2014
Ströck Team 13/14

Likeable award for SVNÖ Ströck

Austria’s Champion in the women’s Bundesliga has won the ETTU Cup which is the first big title for the club in the last season. Therefore the team was nominated for the election “Sportsman of the Year 2014” of Lower Austria and could win a place among the Top 5 teams in Lower Austria

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21.10.2014

World Cup Fever in Düsseldorf and Linz

At the Men’s World Cup in Düsseldorf (24. – 26. Oct) the international training group of the Werner Schlager Academy (WSA) is represented by two famous players: Austria’s number one Robert Gardos and Portugal’s newly European Team Champion Marcos Freitas.

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20.10.2014

CL-Highlight at WSA

WSA partner club SVNÖ STRÖCK is confronted with a big task – the home match premiere in the new Champions League season 2014/2015. On Monday, Oct 27, 2014 (19.00 / 7 p.m.) the Austrian Champion and reigning ETTU-Cup Winner SVNÖ Ströck welcomes the Polish Champion KTS Zamek Tarnobrzeg.

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16.10.2014

New Coach for WSA: Neven Cegnar

Neven Cegnar, who has been Croatian national team coach for 23 years and mainly responsible for the success story of the former world no. 2 and bronze medallist Tamara Boros, will reinforce the WSA coach team in July 2015.

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14.10.2014

ITTF hosts seminar at WSA

In the last week the ITTF hosted a ITTF Competition Manager seminar from 6th to 8th October at WSA in Schwechat. Prospective Competition Managers from all world participated in the 3-day event.

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13.10.2014

WSA Table Tennis School ready for 2015!

Just in time the WSA Table Tennis School has finished the scheduling for 2015. From now on we publish our new schedule, flyer and concept online on our website.

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06.10.2014

Awesome Triumph for SVNÖ STRÖCK Stars

A great victory has been achieved by a young player, who has recently joined the international WSA training group in summer 2014. Lea Rakovac, 17-year-old Croatian who plays in the season 2014/2015 for the Austrian national champion SVNÖ STRÖCK, won the European Top 10 tournament.

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29.09.2014

Marcos Freitas
Pic: ITTF

Two Schwechat-based won EC-gold

The athletes of the Werner Schlager Academy were able to celebrate great successes at the European Table Tennis Team Championships in Lisbon, Portugal.

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19.09.2014

Andre Levenko
Pic: ITTF

Andre Levenko wins the Croatia Open!

Andreas Levenko is making headlines in Varaždin (Croatia). The rookie from the Werner Schlager Academy was in a dramatic final able to decide the Croatia Junior Open for himself, and win the first major title in his career.

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18.09.2014

Chen Weixing
Pic: ITTF

22 WSA stars at European Team Championships in Lisbon in action

5 female and 5 male players - this is the contingent's limit for every nation at the Table Tennis European Team Championships (24th - 28th September 2014) in Lisbon. Consequently the Werner Schlager Academy (WSA) located in Schwechat / Austria will have the biggest team in the competition.

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12.09.2014

Historical signing of a contract between the WSA and the city of Schwechat

With great pleasure we announce that the Werner Schlager Academy (WSA) and the City of Schwechat have signed a long-awaited cooperation agreement, which grants a maximum of peace and security for all project partners in the next years.

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05.09.2014

5.000 and no end in sight!

The Facebook site of the Werner Schlager Academy was able to set another record and broke new barriers.

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01.09.2014

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Marcos Freitas wins Czech Open 2014!

The new season 2014/2015 begins for Marcos Freitas exactly like the last season has ended: with a huge success! The 26-year old Portuguese won the Czech Open in Olomouc and was able to celebrate several premieres.

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26.08.2014

Bravo Mo!

Werner Schlager Academy is very proud of “WSA-Baby” Tamolwan Khetkuen who has participated in the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China from 16th till 28th August. Tamolwan – nickname “Mo” – has practiced at Werner Schlager Academy continuously since 2010 and had no problems to qualify for the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

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15.08.2014

WSA goes Olympia

Werner Schlager Academy participates with a real strong „team“ in the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing (China). Six players who practice regularly at WSA will fight from August 17th till August 28th 2014 for the desirable Olympic medals in the Chinese metropolis.

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06.08.2014

Foto: Danny Reed

Successful Commonwealth Games 2014 for Danny Reed

It is one of the biggest events for the countries that has belonged and still belong to the British Commonwealth: The Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow. All in all 17 sports participate in this fantastic event and our WSA-player Danny Reed could achieve two medals in table tennis. The likeable right hander, who has practiced regularly at WSA since one year, has won two medals for England, one in the mixed and one in the team competition.

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02.08.2014

WSA starts a spectacular collaboration with Chengdu

Werner Schlager Academy (WSA) in Schwechat has started a spectacular collaboration with the Chinese metropolis Chengdu-Xindu this week. The cooperation started with a one-week training camp from a group of young Chinese players. Coach of the group was the well-known Olympic champion in 1988, Chen Longcan.

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15.07.2014

Free training session in St. Veit

The winner of the WSA raffle for a free training session was the table tennis club St. Veit an der Gölsen...

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18.06.2014

WSA player performed well in Stockerau

In a total of 11 competition classes the Austrian disabled championships were held in Stockerau last weekend.

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18.06.2014

From the heat of Qatar

"It's so wonderful," was the statement of the visibly relieved players from Qatar after landing at Vienna's Schwechat airport. At a temperature difference of about 20°C this is well comprehensibly. The table tennis team of the "ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence" will be a guest at the Werner Schlager Academy.

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06.06.2014

Foto: K.Bartuschek

TRIUMPH FOR SVS STRÖCK

Great day for WSA partners club SVS STRÖCK. The team secured in a duel with the freshly baked French champions Lille Pongiste the victory in the ETTU Cup and gained the first major international title in the first four years of club history.

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26.05.2014

4000 cracked!

In less than a year after the start of the Werner Schlager Academy on July 26, 2013 in the world's largest social network, today a new "milestone" of "Likes" is scored.

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23.05.2014

ITTF Course: Nanjing approaching

You realize Summer Youth Olympic Games 2014 (August 17 to 28) of Nanjing ( China) coming closer and closer, not least at the well known names of the training guests at the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat.

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19.05.2014

SVS STRÖCK wins first thrilling final

It was a veritable hell ride for the new Austrian women table tennis champion SVS STRÖCK in the first final match to the ETTU Cup 2013/2014 in France....

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12.05.2014

SVS Ströck is Austrian Champion

A few days before the first ETTU Cup final against Lille the SVS Ströck girls presented themselves in top form despite the stresses and strains at the World Team Championships in Tokyo (Japan) and secured the title in the easyTherm table tennis national league.

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09.05.2014

The trophies

This was the "Barrel Tournament"

Last weekend the 10th Club WSA tournament took place at the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat. To celebrate this anniversary, the tournament was held under the motto "Barrel Tournament". Besides

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08.05.2014

WSA-players on the rise

There was good news for some players of the Werner Schlager Academy after their success at the World Team Championships in Tokyo (Japan). The latest Men and Women ITTF World ranking is published yet.

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06.05.2014

Big success for WSA in Tokyo

China's table tennis aces (again) left their mark at the World Team Championships in Tokyo: first the Chinese men could beat Germany 3-1 in the final and then the women from the Middle Kingdom completed the double gold. But also the Werner Schlager Academy is one of the big winners of the Championships in Japan.

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25.04.2014

Next stop: Tokyo

One of the absolute highlights from the perspective of (still) - celluloid aces (note: as of summer 2014 change to plastic balls) are undoubtedly the Table Tennis World Team Championships, starting 28 April 2014 in the Japanese capital.

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23.04.2014

New players for SVS Ströck

Europe future hopes will strengthen SVS STRÖCK in the next season

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16.04.2014

aMAZEing times at the WSA

The charismatic superstar is together with the Danish national team at the Werner Schlager Academy in preparation for the World Team Championships in Japan. He also took some time for an interview.

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09.04.2014

See you in Nanjing Andre!

After a thrilling match and tears of happiness it was certainty. WSA player Andreas Levenko has just qualified for the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing (China) from 16th - 28th of August 2014. The 15 year-old Austrian fought hard for the biggest win in his young career.

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08.04.2014

2 World Champions

Werner Schlager and Wang Liqin in an exhibition match .

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04.04.2014

Stefan Fegerl
Stefan Fegerl

ITTF world rankings for April 2014

The new world rankings published by the International Table Tennis Federation once again proof the top form of the players of the Werner Schlager Academy. 12 athletes (men and women) of the WSA are ranked within the top 100.

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27.03.2014

Tetyana Bilenko
Tetyana Bilenko

SVS Ströck dominates Linz!

The ETTU-Cup semifinal between SVS Ströck and LZ Linz was awaited with great anticipation. Our team showed a great performance with a 3:0 success. However, some little flaws were used by the players from Linz very well.

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24.03.2014

Interview Neven Cegnar

Neven Cegnar - Croatian national team coach for 22 years, won 32 medals at European Championships and World Championships and was coach of one of the best European players ever, the former no. 2 in the world, Tamara Boroš.

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18.03.2014

WSA on Google+

As of now Werner Schlager Academy can be found not only on Facebook but also is represented in another big social network: Google+

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14.03.2014

Li Fen & Dimitrij Ovtcharov
Li Fen & Dimitrij Ovtcharov

European champions amongst themselves

With WSA key players such as Marcos Freitas , Robert Gardos , Alexander Shibaev , Chen Weixing, João Monteiro , Daniel Habesohn and many more , the term " world-class table tennis " was already commonplace in Schwechat.

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05.03.2014

Club WSA - Change Training Schedule

The training schedule for the Club WSA training is changed a little bit.

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05.03.2014

More than 3000 „Likes“ and no end in sight

Since launching Facebook presence of Werner Schlager Academy on July 26th, 2013 the number of followers of WSA in the biggest social network incredibly increased.

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03.03.2014

Foto: ÖTTV

National Championships 2014 - WSA holds all the aces

The 84th Austrian Championships last weekend in Dornbirn brought some surprises, and once again proved that as well on national level the Werner Schlager Academy is the measure of all things.

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03.03.2014

Foto: WSA

Learn from the World Champion!

WSA Table Tennis School: Service and Return course with Werner Schlager! Get tips for the two most important strokes in table tennis from the World Champion.

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25.02.2014

Foto: K.Bartuschek

WSA-“baby” qualifies for the Youth Olympics

Tamolwan Khetkuen qualifies for the Youth Olympic games in China

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17.02.2014

Stefan Fegerl, Foto: ITTF
Foto: ITTF

Fegerl cleaned up in Kuwait

Stefan Fegerl, WSA key player of the first hour, followed up on the impressive winning streak of his training partners and won the doubles title of the ITTF World Tour Kuwait Open alongside the Chinese Lin Gaoyuan.

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10.02.2014

Photo: by courtesy of ITTF

Freitas wins DHS Europe Cup

After victories over WSA colleague Alexander Shibaev and France hope Adrien Mattenet, Freitas completed the perfect week with the title win in Lausanne.

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03.02.2014

Sensational Danny Habesohn

Great success for WSA starter Daniel Habesohn (SVS Niederösterreich).

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30.01.2014

Semifinal cracker

With a perfect total score of 6:0 against Dr. Casl Zagreb WSA partner club SVS STRÖCK has reached the semifinals in Women’s ETTU Cup.

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28.01.2014

WSA rocks Super League

The ÖTTV Junior Super League is an Austria-wide 4-tournament series (two tournaments per half year) for junior players, played in several groups.

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24.01.2014

SVS home matches on Laola1.tv

Both the all-important second leg between SVS Ströck and STK Dr. Časl Zagreb in the ETTU Cup quarter-finals, as well as the showdown between SVS Niederösterreich and Vaillante Angers TT to the semi-finals of the ETTU Champions League will be shown live on Sunday and Monday live on Laola1.tv.

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09.01.2014

Successful NÖ Open '14

94 Players - 187 Registrations - 8 Competitions - 7 Nations These are the numbers that prove that the Niederösterreich Open 2014, which took place at WSA on Sunday, 5th January 2014, were very successful.

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08.01.2014

Visit of ‚Juanito‘

Considering his age, some players at the various ITTF tournaments could be his grandsons, but the Spanish old pro himself can’t be left on the shelf.

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16.12.2013

DHS Europe Cup with WSA participation

Hardly ending 2013, there are already determined the highlights for 2014. The DHS Europe Cup, from 7 to 9 February 2014 in the city of Lausanne in the Swiss canton of Vaud.

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10.12.2013

"Final" in Berlin

WSA partner club SVS STRÖCK has won the 5th CL-round match against Metz TT 3-1 and remains in the running for a place in the Champions League semifinal.

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06.12.2013

The 100th match of SVS STRÖCK

It reads like a unique success story. In the summer of 2010, the Women's Table Tennis Club SVS STRÖCK was founded parallel to the imminent opening of the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat.

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05.12.2013

WSA players on the rise

National and international players in the WSA training group made great leaps forward in the newly published world rankings of the ITTF.

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27.11.2013

Austria? No, Australia!

The Werner Schlager Academy is well-known for offering perfect training conditions to players of all levels from every continent and every region around the world.

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06.11.2013

Giant leap of Li Fen

Latest rankings of the world federation ITTF are showing due to the European Championships at the Werner Schlager Academy and the Men's World Cup numerous major changes.

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24.10.2013

20 at one stroke

Watching athletes from over 20 nations playing on 29 tables, the phrase "after the EC is before the EC" probably is no exaggeration.

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21.10.2013

Day of revenge

No time to rest for the team of SVS STRÖCK. The European Championships at Werner Schlager Academy were followed by an impressive 3:0 (9:0 set ratio) in the Champions League group stage (Group A) against the French top club Metz TT on Friday.

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14.10.2013

EC 2013: 1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze medals for WSA-players

Europe's best table tennis player is a Schwechat resident in the dress of SVS STRÖCK

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08.10.2013

Team silver for Daniela Dodean

Part I of the LIEBHERR European Championships is complete. The title in the team competition in both the men's and the women's went to Germany.

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03.10.2013

WE ARE EUROPE . . .

The ( European ) Table Tennis is focused to Schwechat near Vienna. More specifically, to the Werner Schlager Academy, when dated 4 - 13 October 2013 the largest table tennis training center in Europe will be the stage for the stars of the continent.

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23.09.2013

28 WSA aces at the home EC

16 players have been nominated by the ÖTTV for the LIEBHERR Table Tennis European Championships (4 - 13 October) at the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat.

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11.09.2013

Start into the Superleague

Successful start of SVS Ströck into the Superleague

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26.08.2013

Successful last test before EC

At the Czech Open in Olomouc – a World Tour tournament – the European Doubles Champions Daniel Habesohn / Robert Gardos presented themselves in a very good shape six weeks before the LIEBHERR European Championships at the Werner Schlager Academy (4 – 13 October 2013).

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21.08.2013

Big stage for Tetyana Bilenko

Honorable invitation for the new top player of WSA partner club SVS STRÖCK, Tetyana Bilenko.

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19.08.2013

Tournament win for WSA young star

Great success for the WSA player Tamolwan Khetkuen.

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09.08.2013

Tetyana against the rest of the world. . .

In September a great task is waiting on the new star player of SVS STRÖCK Tetyana Bilenko.

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02.08.2013

Another two months. . .

Yet exactly two months - then they will start. The LIEBHERR Table Tennis Championships at the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat Multiversum (October 4 to 13) cast their shadow.

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29.07.2013

THE accolade for the Werner Schlager Academy

Great news for the Werner Schlager Academy (WSA) in Schwechat. Two and a half years after the official opening of the World Table Tennis Training Center of World and European Champion Werner Schlager, THE accolade was carried out by the World Table Tennis ITTF (which is with 218 member countries the second largest sports federation in the world).

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26.07.2013

WSA goes Facebook!

The Werner Schlager Academy is now part of the largest social networks in the world!

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22.07.2013

Bravo, Andreas Levenko

Great success for the young Austrian player Andreas Levenko (Baden) at the European Youth Championships in Ostrava.

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19.07.2013

CL - tough draw for SVS STRÖCK

CL - tough draw for SVS STRÖCK - The fight for the title 2013/2014 begins with the big favorites Fenerbahce

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18.07.2013

ITTF-Promotion rocks WSA

The table tennis world federation ITTF has produced a new promotional video.

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15.07.2013

SVS STRÖCK returns to the Super League

SVS STRÖCK returns to the cross-border Super League and starts as number 5 of the seeding list into the 2013/2014 CL-seas

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03.07.2013

Next transfer coup of SVS STRÖCK

Champions League semi-finalist SVS STRÖCK may report the next sensational coup after the new additions of Li Fen (Sweden) and Petra Lovas (Hungary).

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17.06.2013

Emotions and honored guests

60 children from 35 countries, the entire squad of the coaches of the Werner Schlager Academy with Mario Amizic, Richard Prause, Dirk Wagner, Tamara Boros, Aya Umemura, Dmitry Levenko, Mathias Habesohn and Provas Mondal.

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07.06.2013

Children in power

For the second time after 2011, the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat organizes in collaboration with the ITTF and the Butterfly the "World Hopes-Week". 9 - 16 June, the WSA (and thus Schwechat) turns into a madhouse.

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27.05.2013

WSA juniors dominate in Salzburg

It was all about the junior players of the Werner Schlager Academy at the Austrian Under-21 Championships in Salzburg.

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21.05.2013

From Schwechat onto the podium

At the LIEBHERR World Table Tennis Championships in Paris-Bercy, the years-long dominance of China was evident again.

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16.05.2013

Adham Sharara re-elected

As part of the LIEBHERR World Table Tennis Championships in Paris-Bercy (all results and detailed reports can be found at www.ittf.com) the Canadians Adham Sharara was elected for another four years as President of the ITTF,..

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08.05.2013

Madhouse Werner Schlager Academy

A few days before the start of the World Table Tennis Championships in Paris-Bercy the Werner Schlager Academy to some extent is like a madhouse.

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06.05.2013

The guests from "Hollywood"

Friday night China's table tennis team arrived in Vienna-Schwechat for the direct preparation for the Individual World Championships in Paris-Bercy (from 13 May).

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02.05.2013

Li Fen - new top player for SVS STRÖCK

Austria's women table tennis champion STRÖCK SVS has landed a very "big fish" for the upcoming season.

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25.04.2013

Petra Lovas - new signing for SVS STRÖCK

Austria's women table tennis champion SVS STRÖCK, who failed in the 2012/2013 season with an incredible bad luck and due to injury series in the semifinals of the European Champions League on the later winner Linz Froschberg , has begun the rebuilding of the team for the upcoming season.

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22.04.2013

17 WSA-players at the World Championships

From 13 – 20 May the (table tennis) world is looking to Paris-Bercy. Ten years after the legendary World Championships singles gold by Werner Schlager the World Table Tennis Championships take place again at the same location.

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12.04.2013

13 World and Olympic champions from China at the WSA

For the third consecutive year after 2011 (before the World Championships in Rotterdam) and 2012 (before the World Team Championships in Dortmund) China's table tennis national team comes for World Cup preparations into the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat.

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12.04.2013

Table tennis and travelling: WSA and EUROTOURS

The Werner Schlager Academy has a new strong partner. With immediate effect, the WSA is working together with EUROTOURS INTERNATIONAL.

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08.04.2013

China 1, Austria 6

The ITTF has released its latest team rankings.

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05.04.2013

WSA players on the way up

The players in the (inter) national training group of the Werner Schlager Academy significantly have improved in the recent ITTF World Ranking.

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03.04.2013

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EC Contract signed

During a press conference at the Vienna Marriott Hotel, the representatives of the European Table Tennis Union (represented by ETTU President Stefano Bosi), the Austrian Association (with President Dr. Gottfried Forsthuber) and the Werner Schlager Academy (CEO Martin Sörös) signed a cooperation agreement for the Table Tennis Championships (4 to 13 October 2013).

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29.03.2013

Comeback of Daniela Dodean

SVS STRÖCK star Daniela Dodean returns exactly four months after her serious knee surgery on 5 December 2012 to competitive table tennis sports.

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26.03.2013

Video: Austro-Rapper Lukas Plöchl at the WSA

Lukas Plöchl - Entertainer, Austro-rapper, stage hog. For about three years the 23-year-old Upper Austrian is a fixed star in the Austrian music business.

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19.03.2013

China will arrive with a huge delegation

3 - 10 May China's national team will come for the third time in series (after 2011 and 2012) for World Championships’ preparations to the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat.

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15.03.2013

WSA-Stars in the Euro-selection

Two players of the Werner Schlager Academy have been nominated by the European Association ETTU for the comparison fight "Euro-Asia" on 16 / 17 March in Qingdao: Marcos Freitas (Portugal) and Chen Weixing (Austria).

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11.03.2013

China Stars for 3rd time in series in the WSA

It's official: The superstars of the Chinese table tennis team will contest preparation for the World Championships the third time in a row (after 2011 and 2012) in the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat:

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01.03.2013

SVS STRÖCK Star Daniela Dodean has restarted training

Good news from the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat: Double European Champion Daniela Dodean, since the summer of 2010 at home in Schwechat and star player of WSA Partners Club SVS STRÖCK has, Friday for the first time after her severe knee surgery, contested table tennis training.

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28.02.2013

Fegerl first time Top 100

Some great improvements for the players of the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat brought the newly published March World Ranking list of the ITTF.

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20.02.2013

European Championships Qualification at the WSA

From 4 - 13 October the European Table Tennis Championships take place at the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat.

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18.02.2013

Kids from around the world at the WSA

The Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat once again will be the center of the (table tennis) world. This time the kids are in focus.

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10.02.2013

Bravo SVS STRÖCK

The chance for SVS STRÖCK to continue the unbraked skyrocketing of the last two and half years was not given already before the Champions League semifinal against Linz AG Froschberg.

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06.02.2013

WSA juniors on their way up

Good news for two youngsters from the training group of the Werner Schlager Academy.

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28.01.2013

Record World Championships at Paris

Ten years after the historic World Champion title of Werner Schlager the Table Tennis World Championships in a few weeks (13 - 20 May) return to Paris-Bercy. To that legendary site where the Austrian table tennis star became a globally recognized icon.

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28.01.2013

Streak of bad luck for SVS Ströck

Incredible unlucky series interrupts soar of women table tennis champion SVS STRÖCK

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21.01.2013

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Large WSA contingent in Wels

At the Austrian Open, which take place this year (starting on Wednesday) in Wels, the WSA again is represented with a large contingent:

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11.01.2013

The ITTF bosses meet in the WSA

A veritable parade of the greats of table tennis from the ITTF is taking place these days in the Werner Schlager Academy (WSA).

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09.01.2013

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Ladies Day at the Werner Schlager Academy

The spirit of the best table tennis players in the country will be found this weekend in the Werner Schlager Academy (WSA) in Schwechat.

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07.01.2013

WSA Kids the Definite Leaders in Europe

The ITTF has released its latest world rankings.

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07.01.2013

Ratings from the 2012 STRÖCK-Youth Championships

Only now have statistics been released on the results of the European Association STRÖCK Youth Championships in July 2012 held in the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat.

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13.12.2012

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Women's National League in the WSA

The 1st spring round robin of the Austrian Women's National League will take place - as the ÖTTV has now decided - on 12 / 13 January at the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat.

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10.12.2012

SVS STRÖCK superior autumn champion

WSA Partners Club SVS STRÖCK sovereignly secured the winter crown in women's national league and after half of the championship's almost reached the first major season goal (reaching the final tournament for the TOP 4 of the Austrian Championship title).

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07.12.2012

Semi-final blockbuster on 8 February

WSA Partner Club SVS STRÖCK reached on sovereign way the semifinals of the European Champions League.

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03.12.2012

Fegerl scratching at the top 100

Stefan Fegerl (SVS Niederösterreich) has improved enormously in the recent World Table Tennis Ranking.

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03.12.2012

ORF 1 and SW Laola TV covers SVS STRÖCK

Austria's women table tennis champion STRÖCK SVS is an increasingly popular target object of national and international television.

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30.11.2012

Tamara Boros special guest in Pilsen

From 7 - 9 December the ETTU Trainer Seminar is held In the Czech Pilsen. The Werner Schlager Academy will be represented most prominently by our Star coach Tamara Boros.

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26.11.2012

Russian top stars at the WSA

Once again, high attendance in the Werner Schlager Academy. The stars of the Russian elite team UMMC Verkhnaya Pyshma have pitched their tents in Schwechat.

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26.11.2012

SVS STRÖCK - 4 matches, 4 wins

WSA partner club SVS STRÖCK has been playing great in the national league round robin in Villach.

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20.11.2012

3rd win in the 3rd match

WSA partner club SVS STRÖCK remains in the Champions League season 2012/2013 on the road to victory.

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19.11.2012

2 times number 1 in Europe

The ITTF has released the latest computer-doubles world ranking.

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12.11.2012

Great success for Daniela Dodean

Daniela Dodean, player of the Champions League finalist SVS STRÖCK, could qualify at the tournament of the last chance, the Polish Open in Poznan with her Romanian double partner Elisabetha Samara for the World Tour finals in Hangzhou, China (6 – 9 December).

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09.11.2012

Prestigious award for Daniel Habesohn

Nice image promotion for the double European champion Daniel Habesohn: The SVS Niederösterreich player who has improved exorbitantly since the foundation of the Werner Schlager Academy, reached in the choice to Lower Austria's athletes of the year 2012 the excellent second position.

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05.11.2012

Mo - a young lady on the rise

She was almost like a child in the first hour at the WSA in 2009, as part of our "WSA on tour". The head coach of the Werner Schlager Academy quickly recognized in the then 12-year-old Thai woman Tamolwan Khetkuen an exceptional talent.

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02.11.2012

Matiss Burgis for the first time Top 100

Good news for one of the starters of the Werner Schlager Academy.

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29.10.2012

Richard Prause headed ITTF Course

Coaches of the Werner Schlager Academy remain highly sought after.

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22.10.2012

Great success for WSA players

The European Table Tennis Championships in Herning, Denmark are history. From the perspective of the Werner Schlager Academy a unique success story.

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17.10.2012

Reaching for WSA-medals

Wednesday and Thursday at the European Table Tennis Championships in Herning, Denmark the players from the second row are in the center.

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16.10.2012

Large WSA-contingent at the European Championships

On Wednesday the European Championships in Herning, Denmark will start. The Werner Schlager Academy will be represented there with number of players from our training center:

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15.10.2012

2 Years WSA

On 11 January 2011, the Werner Schlager Academy (WSA) was officially opened in Schwechat. As early as the late autumn of 2010, the Werner Schlager team was hard at work with the center’s activities. A new world-class Table Tennis Training Center in the heart of Europe had arrived. After two years, we look back with great pride on a sensational development.

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09.10.2012

SVS STRÖCK in Champions League semifinal

Austria's women table tennis champion SVS STRÖCK has reached, for the second time, the semi-final series in the European Champions League.

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08.10.2012

Advanced Referee Seminar, 5th - 7th October 2012

Workshop „Cooperation Referee and Competition Manager “ in the Werner Schlager Academy

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08.10.2012

ITTF course for 2013 is set in the WSA

In recent days a top-level ITTF meeting was held in the ITTF-Europe Office in the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat.

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05.10.2012

WSA triumph at the World Premiere

The Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat wrote again a little piece of history.

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01.10.2012

ITTF Youth Project

Since the opening of the Werner Schlager Academy, the largest table tennis training center in Europe has provided a promising youth project with the International Table Tennis Federation.

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21.09.2012

Daniela Dodean sensational

Great start for SVS STRÖCK star Daniela Dodean at the Volkswagen Cup in Huangshi (China).

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19.09.2012

The WSA at the Day of Sport in Vienna

On Saturday, 22 September (starting at 10 o’clock), the 12th annual „Sports Day“ on Vienna’s Heldenplatz will take place.

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18.09.2012

New guests at the WSA

The Werner Schlager Academy bursting at the seams.

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13.09.2012

Dodean nominated for World Cup

A prestigious award for SVS STRÖCK star Daniela Dodean.

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11.09.2012

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3-1 win for start

Austria's women table tennis champion SVS STRÖCK opens the new CL-season with a 3-1 win

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10.09.2012

More girl power for the WSA

The Werner Schlager Academy is evolving. Day by day.

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24.08.2012

Onto the new season

Since the founding of SVS STRÖCK in autumn 2010, everything is different in the Austrian and European women’s table tennis.

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06.08.2012

Men's team to number 5

With much grace, Austria’s men’s national team concludes their (Olympic) affair.

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31.07.2012

Bill Gates is a table tennis fan

Olympic Games in Sydney 2000 - Werner Schlager and a handful of colleagues are amazed when suddenly Microsoft founder Bill Gates mixed with the spectators.

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26.07.2012

WSA-Stars in London

Werner Schlager, Chen Weixing, Robert Gardos, Daniel Habesohn, Li Qiangbing (all Austria), ....

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24.07.2012

After the EC in front of the EC

The STRÖCK European Youth Championship is history. At the close, the balance of the European Table Tennis Union was overwhelmingly positive.

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23.07.2012

Summary Ströck Youth-EC 2012

Summary of the 55th Ströck European Table Tennis Youth Championship 2012

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20.07.2012

Nea Nika

Today we finally met her. Nea Nika, the new little sunshine in Werner's and Bettina's life.

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18.07.2012

Strong ÖTTV Teams

Good performances were shown by the boy’s junior teams in the team competitions of the STRÖCK Europan Youth Championships in the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat.

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16.07.2012

Already 17 million hits on the EC-Live-Ticker

There already has been an incredible number of hits on the live ticker (http://tt-events.at/2012eyc/) of STRÖCK European Youth Championships in the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat.

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13.07.2012

SVS STRÖCK set as No. 2

Austria's women table tennis champion SVS STRÖCK has been designated as the number two seeded in the Champions League season 2012/2013.

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12.07.2012

Here we go . . .

Wednesday and Thursday were the scheduled days of arrival. Russia (with a 33 person delegation) as the first nation arrived in Schwechat, followed by the players from Sweden, Germany, Netherlands and France.

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10.07.2012

The youth reports

Europe's youth table tennis is a guest in Schwechat. The European Junior Championships - the annual highlight for the best young players on the continent are here at the WSA.

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10.07.2012

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Europe, Welcome

Friday the 13th is coming up, but do not worry. There is no calamity approaching. Quite the contrary: The STRÖCK Youth Championship is coming up.

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06.07.2012

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It was the week of the Euro-Stars

World and European champions; everywhere you looked, they were there. From Jorgen Persson to Zoran Primorac, Vladimir Samsonov to Werner Schlager, Adrien Mattenet, Bojan Tokic and Michael Maze to the Russian national team, the WSA was packed with the legends and the greats of the sport.

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02.07.2012

Europe's superstars in the WSA

Once again, the spacious training hall of the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat is just too small. Since Sunday, the top European stars are in the Academy to prepare for the Summer Olympic Games in London.

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21.06.2012

An exceptional talent strengthens SVS STRÖCK

Austria's women table tennis champion SVS STRÖCK succeeded in the transfer market with a considerable coup. There will be an immediate effect on the finalists of the European Champions League with the addition of 15-year-old Tamolwan Khetkuen.

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19.06.2012

Daniela Dodean in the MD-Championships in Buzau

Daniela Dodean, WSA-player with SVS Ströck on the Austrian team of last season’s national champion and finalist of the European Champions League, traveled today to the Mixed Doubles Championship in Buzau (Romania).

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18.06.2012

The Swedes bomb into the WSA

Other highly acclaimed celebrity guests will be part of the European Olympic training course at the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat from the 1st to 7th July.

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15.06.2012

SVS-Men back with Dusseldorf

On Friday in Saarbrucken, the draw for the men’s Champions League 2012/2013 was undertaken.

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15.06.2012

WSA players dominate the rankings

The ÖTTV has released its latest rankings (junior class and overall). These rankings show the WSA-training group is clearly setting the tone.

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13.06.2012

European youth on approach to the WSA

In exactly one month is the start: The European Youth Championships in the Werner Schlager Academy (13 – 22 July), prepared to break all records.

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11.06.2012

The road to London starts in Schwechat

The Games of table tennis is fast approaching its ultimate climax: the 2012 Olympiad in London (July 27th – August 12th).

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30.05.2012

Japan rocks SVS STRÖCK

Both seasons I and II have been completed since the founding of the WSA-association SVS STRÖCK.

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30.05.2012

Europe's Elite in the WSA

The Summer Olympic Games in London (July 27-August 12) are the absolute highlight of the sporting year 2012.

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29.05.2012

Restarting SVS Ströck

The 2011/2012 season for WSA-partner association SVS Ströck is now history. As was true in the previous year, this second year from the founding of the club, the team won the Austrian Championships (after a final round victory over Linz Froschberg.)

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21.05.2012

SVS-Men Are Back As Champions

WSA-partner association SVS Niederösterreich, for the 13th consecutive time, became the Austrian national table tennis team champions.

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18.05.2012

The Inexplicable

Very much is on the line Monday, 21 May for the Austria women's table tennis champion SVS STRÖCK. Very much, indeed.

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18.05.2012

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SVS STRÖCK is back as State Champion

This was the last major motivation before the assured Champion League's thriller on Monday against TTC Berlin Eastside (19.30 clock, Werner Schlager Academy / Mulversum Schwechat).

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16.05.2012

Friedhofstribüne rocks SVS STRÖCK

Austria's women table tennis champion is at the final leg of the European Champions League on Monday, 21 May (19.30 clock, Werner Schlager Academy / Multiversum in Schwechat) and is going to receive a very different kind of cooperation.

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14.05.2012

A Very Big Little Man

Andreas Levenko, on board since the opening of the Werner Schlager Academy with his father, Dmitri (who works as a trainer here in Schwechat), one week after winning the Austrian Student Championships put a proper explanation point at the international level.

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14.05.2012

Bobo and Matiss - London calling

Great success for two players from the international practice group of the Werner Schlager Academy.

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10.05.2012

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Fans coming from 16 countries

For the ladies, on Monday, 21 May at 19:30 in the Werner Schlager Academy (Multiversum in Schwechat) the title for the European Champions League will be decided. Europe's best women's table tennis club teams will face each other in the second and decisive final leg.

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07.05.2012

This is extremely exciting. . .

The competition between WSA-partner club SVS STRÖCK against TTC Berlin eastside in the final match-up in the European Champions League resulted in the closest of competition, with Berlin on top as thinly as can be imagined (2:3 in matches; 8:9 in games; 158:158 in points).

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02.05.2012

Finale, Part I

At full strength, with Fan Ying (China), Austrian national champion Li Qiangbing, and Romanian champion and multiple European Championships medalist Daniela Dodean on staff for Austrian’s SVS STRÖCK, the team prepares for duty on Thursday at noon for the first leg of the finals of the European Champions League.

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27.04.2012

WSA duo coaches the Europe-selection

On 12 and 13 May the next edition of continental comparison - the Asian Euro All-Star Challenge - takes place in Tianjin (China).ge.

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26.04.2012

Victory in the Super League

WSA-men's partner association SVS Niederösterreich won the cross-border Super League for the 13th time.

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24.04.2012

Daniela Dodean extended her contract

SVS STRÖCK star Daniela Dodean extended her contract for 2 years

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24.04.2012

Triumph of WSA youth

The players of the national WSA training group put their stamp on proceedings in the Austrian Youth Championships in Herzogenburg, as expected.

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24.04.2012

Champions League Draw Back in the WSA

The Women's European Champions League for 2011/2012 is in the home stretch. WSA-partner association SVS STRÖCK and Germany's top team TTC Berlin Eastside will contest the final.

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16.04.2012

WSA Players Ready for London

It was a most successful weekend for the Austrian national and the international training group at the Werner Schlager Academy.

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16.04.2012

The Shared Path Continues

And so for now, until the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, as part of the meetings at the World Team Championships in Dortmund, the cooperation and collaboration between the Werner Schlager Academy and its premium partner Butterfly have increased and been extended for another four years.

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03.04.2012

A High-level Meeting

A collaborative agreement among Shanghai University, the Chinese Table Tennis Association, the Werner Schlager Academy (WSA) and the ÖTTV has been secured to help create the future in table tennis.

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02.04.2012

Strong ÖTTV Teams

Austria's teams left an extremely strong impression in Dortmund at the LIEBHERR World Team Table Tennis Championships.

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27.03.2012

EM-contract signed

On the occasion of the Table Tennis World Team Championships in Dortmund, the leading officials of the European Association ETTU with President Stefano Bosi and CFO Gonderdinger and the Austrian OC-Chiefs of the Youth Championships in the Werner Schlager Academy and the Multiversum Schwechat Rudolf Sporrer (ÖTTV) and Martin Sörös (WSA) signed the cooperation agreements.

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26.03.2012

Enhancement to the WSA training team

Prominent enhancement to the WSA training team: TAMARA BOROS

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23.03.2012

A Week Made in China

The LIEBHERR World Team Championships in Dortmund is coming. It begins on Sunday.

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22.03.2012

Collaboration with Shanghai University

The Chinese Table Tennis Association, Shanghai University and the Werner Schlager Academy are working on a collaboration for the future.

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14.03.2012

Nominated for London

The Austrian Olympic Committee has announced the first nominations for Summer Olympics in London.

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08.03.2012

WSA rocks Dortmund

Until the upcoming World Championships in Germany, up to 100 players from 22 nations are preparing for the competition at the Werner Schlager Academy.

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06.03.2012

Rush of the stars on the WSA

Only 19 days remain until the start of the World Team Championships in Dortmund, Germany. And in these 19 days, the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat will be bursting at the seams!

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05.03.2012

CL Final on 21 May

The dates for the finals in the women’s table tennis Champions League between SVS STRÖCK and the German star squad TTC eastside Berlin are fixed now.

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05.03.2012

A golden weekend

Successful weekend for the players of the WSA-training group.

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02.03.2012

Foto ITTF/Petter Koubek

In Ten Months From 593 to 324

Thailand's Tamolwan Khetkuen caught the eye of the Werner Schlager Academy in her first visit in 2009. As part of the WSA-on-week-tour in Lake Faak, Werner Schlager and the WSA trainers had no difficultly seeing the great talent hidden behind this young Thai woman.

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01.03.2012

Photo K. Bartuschek

Give Youth a Chance

Austria's women's table tennis champions SVS STRÖCK, about a week ago, came up big in a thriller against Linz AG Froschberg and advanced to the finals of the European Champions League. At the contest in May (exact match dates not yet fixed) against the Star Ensemble TTC eastside Berlin, they will take the chance to create even more opportunity for offspring.

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27.02.2012

FINAL!

WSA-partner association STRÖCK SVS has realized its dream by reaching the final. In an incredible Champions League semi-final thriller against Linz AG Froschberg in Schwechat the arch rival was defeated 3-2.

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22.02.2012

ORF and Laola1tv covers CL-double

Ticket sales for the unique Champions League double event on Friday, 24 February, in the Multiversum event hall of the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat are outstanding.

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21.02.2012

Prause in Macao, Wagner coaches SVS

The international networking of the Werner Schlager Academy extends to wider and wider circles around the world. In February alone, representatives from 21 nations were guests at the WSA in Schwechat.

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17.02.2012

The Parade of International Stars

In 2011, to prepare for the World Championships in Rotterdam, China's National table tennis team trained at the Werner Schlager Academy. As they were very impressed by the experience, they are returning to the WSA to get ready for the 2012 World Team Championships in Dortmund (25th March to 1st April).

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14.02.2012

R. Prause coaches European team in duel with Asia

Prestigious award for Richard Prause, the head coach of the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat.

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07.02.2012

China's stars back in the WSA

Since preparing at the Werner Schlager Academy for the Individual World Championships in Rotterdam in May, 2011, the Chinese National Team has done well. Impressively, they captured all the titles and dominated at the Worlds.

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06.02.2012

The WSA Missiles

The first full year of operations at the Werner Schlager Academy has now been completed. We can now, through the recently released new ITTF World Rankings, more readily understand the impact the Academy has had on the sport.

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03.02.2012

WSA-stars at the Europe Top-12

Four actives are representing the international practice group of Werner Schlager Academy at the European Top 12 tournament in Lyon (France) this weekend.

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30.01.2012

23 Nations in January, the 21 Nations in February

In January, 2012, athletes and coaches from 23 nations found their way into the Werner Schlager Academy. The global training center is becoming ever more international.

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26.01.2012

Foto: Kurt Bartuschek

A pleasant evening in the WSA

On the occasion of the Chinese New Year the Werner Schlager Academy and the Austrian Chinese Business Association (ACBA) organized a nice social evening in the WSA.

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25.01.2012

The sale has begun

In the foyer of the Multiversum in Schwechat (Möhringgasse 2 – 4), tickets for the most spectacular Champions League double event on Friday, February 24th are available.

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24.01.2012

Welcome to the New Year

23 January 2012 - Welcome to the New Year. Welcome to the year of the dragon. On the occasion of Chinese New Year, the Werner Schlager Academy organizes, in cooperation with the Austrian Chinese Business Association, a nice get-together with partners, friends and networkers from and for China.

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16.01.2012

One year amateur sports in the WSA

With the opening tournament on 16 January 2011 the amateur sports project of the Club WSA started. At this tournament 120 players from several provinces and foreign countries were represented. Was it at the beginning, of course, pure curiosity, which drove many players in the WSA, this branch has now become a fixed part of the overall construct WSA.

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15.01.2012

SVS STRÖCK reaches for the final ticket

This was as exciting as it gets! More than three hours of table tennis at the highest level resulted in a 3:2 team victory for the Austrian women's table tennis champion SVS STRÖCK in the first Champions League semi-final match with archrival Linz AG Froschberg.

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13.01.2012

Challenging matches for the WSA-partner clubs

The stakes are high for the WSA-partner clubs SVS Niederösterreich (men) and SVS STRÖCK (women) at the away games in the European Champions League on Friday evening.

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11.01.2012

Year One of the Werner Schlager Academy

On 11 January 2011, the Werner Schlager Academy was officially opened in Schwechat: A World Table Tennis Training Center in the heart of Europe. After a year, we proudly look back at the Academy's sensational development from our point of view..

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09.01.2012

Giant leap of the WSA young aces

Austria's best junior players, all members of the international training group at the Werner Schlager Academy, all made giant leaps forward in the ITTF January Under-18 World Ranking list.

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05.01.2012

SVS-Stars dominate the rankings

The Austrian Association has released its latest national rankings. The players of the WSA partner clubs SVS Niederösterreich (men) and SVS STRÖCK (Women) indicating clearly the tone.

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04.01.2012

The big night of Champions

A special treat is in store for the table tennis fans on Friday, 24th February in the Werner Schlager Academy in the Multiversum – Schwechat with the great opportunity of a Champions League double header.

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02.01.2012

Samsonov and Ovtcharov in the WSA

There is expected high attendance at the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat in early January. The Fakel Gazprom Orenburg star ensemble from Russia and, without a doubt, in this season a first rate candidate for the Men's European Champions League are coming to the WSA in Schwechat to prepare for the League's quarter-final match in Pontoise (France) on January 13th.

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18.12.2011

SVS Men's Team Group Winners in the ECL

The WSA-ladies partner club SVS STRÖCK is already in the semifinals of the European Champions League; now the second WSA partner team, the SVS Niederösterreich men's team has made an important step in this direction.

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13.12.2011

Four Matches; Four Wins

WSA-partner association STRÖCK SVS has passed another sporting milestone. In its first year of participation in the European Champions League, Austria's women's champion team won the preliminary round Group A competition, thus reaching the League's semi-finals.

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06.12.2011

From victory to victory

The WSA-partner club remains on the road to victory in the Women's European Champions League with a three-set win in the Group A preliminary round.

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05.12.2011

The European Championship 2013 has begun. . .

The 2013 European Table Tennis Championships (4th - 13th October) held in the Werner Schlager Academy (WSA) in Schwechat has started.

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05.12.2011

Daniela Dodean Qualifies for the Top-12

Daniela Dodean, continuously training at the Werner Schlager Academy from the beginning and star player for the partner affiliated SVS STRÖCK team has qualified directly to the European top 12 (February 4- 5 2012 in Lyon) via the December ITTF world rankings.

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01.12.2011

WSA youngsters on the way to the top

Ma Long and Ding Ning (both China) lead the ITTF World Rankings in December. For Austria and the training community at the Werner Schlager Academy this month also provided encouraging news of the upper movement of team members Stefan Leitgeb and Simon Pfeffer.

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30.11.2011

WSA partner clubs group winners

The group matches in the cross-border Super League are completed and both WSA-partner clubs have - as expected – fixed the win in their preliminary round groups.

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28.11.2011

3rd place for Gardos / Habesohn

Great success for Austria's best table tennis doubles Robert Gardos / Daniel Habesohn.

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21.11.2011

SVS STRÖCK in the Champion League Semi-final

Success for WSA-partner association STRÖCK SVS! With a 3 – 1 victory in an away match against Gumotex Breclav in the European Champions League, the team is headed for the semi-finals.

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17.11.2011

The Champions League blockbuster

Entertainment guaranteed. Top table tennis guaranteed. Fascination guaranteed.

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16.11.2011

A Great Day for a Talent

The WSA-partner association SVS STRÖCK seeks to deny Breclav (Czech Republic) on Breclav's home court on Friday (18:00) in the second group match (Group A) in the European Champions League.

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14.11.2011

Top Ladies Visit the WSA

On Friday, 18 November, WSA partner club SVS STRÖCK strives for success in Breclav (Czech Republic) in their second match in the Champions League preliminary round in Group A. In their first encounter against Breclav, the Austrian ladies champion won 3 – 0.

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11.11.2011

Erwin Pröll first time in the WSA

For the first time since its opening in early 2011, Niederösterreich's Governor Erwin Pröll (ÖVP) visited the Werner Schlager Academy.

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11.11.2011

Austria overtakes Hong Kong - No. 5

Austria's men's national team (Werner Schlager, Robert Gardos and Chen Weixing) has improved one position in the ITTF JOOLA Team world rankings, moving from sixth to fifth place.

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02.11.2011

WSA players on the rise

The players of the (inter-)national WSA training group have achieved some outstanding leaps upward in the latest ITTF world rankings.

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27.10.2011

Two European Champions at PTT Championships in Split

The PTT European Championships took place from the 19th to the 29th of October in Split (CRO). Gold was won by Andreas Vevera in Class 1 and Stanislaw Fraczyk in Class 9.

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24.10.2011

Gardos / Habesohn in the Pro Tour Finals

Great success for the Werner Schlager Academy key players Robert Gardos and Daniel Habesohn.

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24.10.2011

Lightning visit by the ITTF President in Schwechat

Adham Sharara, president of the ITTF table tennis organization and one of the main contractors of the Werner Schlager Academy, stayed for a few days in Schwechat

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17.10.2011

See you in Schwechat

The European Table Tennis Championships in Gdansk are now history. For the WSA (with many happy partnership discussions with equipment vendors and numerous responsible ETTU associations), these championships were a sporting success.

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12.10.2011

Dodean leads Romania into the final

A big success for SVS-STRÖCK star Daniela Dodean at the European Championships in Gdansk.

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11.10.2011

Medals for WSA Stars

Great achievements for the Werner Schlager Academy players at the European Championships in Gdansk.

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10.10.2011

WSA players on a long journey

Excellent results were attained by the international training group from the Werner Schlager Academy so far in the Team Event of the 2011 European Championships in Gdansk.

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07.10.2011

European Championships Opener on Saturday

Saturday in Gdansk, Poland starts the 2011 European Table Tennis Championships.

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04.10.2011

What a debut

What an impressive debut in the Champions League by Austria's Women's Champion SVS Ströck !

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03.10.2011

100 percent Werner Schlager Academy

Gdansk, Poland hosts the European Championships, starting on Saturday, with Austria sending a strong contingent of seven players.

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30.09.2011

The Future Has Begun

On Monday at 19:30 in the WSA Hall, Austrias' highly acclaimed table tennis champion team SVS STRÖCK makes its debut in the European Champions League against the strong Czech team Gumotex Breclav in Group A action.

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29.09.2011

The European Champions League debut of SVS STRÖCK

On Monday at 19:30 the WSA Hall will be ready: Austria's women's table tennis champion SVS STRÖCK competes in its first match in the European Champions League.

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27.09.2011

14 Nations currently train in the WSA

Day by day, the Werner Schlager Academy is growing and growing as the international response to this major ITTF World Training center is nothing short of tremendous.

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26.09.2011

Worldwide Coverage

The Chinese Ma Long and Ding Ning are the Austrian Open Champions, an event held at the Werner Schlager Academy in the Multiversum in Schwechat.

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25.09.2011

Ma Long after winning the Austrian Open is new No.1

There was a particular high tension that was created in the World number one arithmetic prior to the first rally in the men's singles final at the Austrian Open in Schwechat. The winner in China's internal battle between Ma Long and Zhang Jike would decide who the new World number one would be in the October ITTF rankings.

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23.09.2011

WSA Players on a Long Journey

Being in amazing shape, the players from the international WSA-training group presented very well in the qualifying rounds of the Austrian Open at the WSA in Schwechat.

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22.09.2011

Kreanga's comeback after 39 months

The ITTF Pro Tour in the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat – the door is the handle to the table tennis world.

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21.09.2011

Fortuna does not wobble

Fortune did not favor local hero Werner Schlager in the draw of the Austrian Open (21 – 25 September. For the tournament in the homeland of the 2003 World Champion in the Werner Schlager Academy located in the Multiversum in Schwechat was randomly assigned as the number 17 seed to play a qualifier in the first round. However, in the next round he plays no less than the reigning World Champion Zhang Jike.

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20.09.2011

The Young Guns on the Bench

The international table tennis stars have arrived; the preparatory work in the Werner Schlager Academy and the Multiversum in Schwechat is nearly complete. It is done for the best table tennis players in the world!

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19.09.2011

The Stars are There – It Gets Hot

The shuttle drivers are very busy; the hotels are checking in the customers diligently. Table tennis players from 49 countries are approaching Schwechat, from 21 – 25 September, to attend the ITTF Pro Tour tournament at the Werner Schlager Academy in the Multiversum.

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18.09.2011

Chinese superstars in Schwechat

So now it's official. China's table tennis magician are sending their very best of the best onto the ITTF Pro Tour tournament (21 – 25 September) at the Werner Schlager Academy in the Multiversum in Schwechat. Each table tennis fan clucks his tongue while reading the entry list.

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12.09.2011

The Incredible Trio

The ITTF Pro Tour tournament in Schwechat (21 – 25 September) stands at present as the best selling tournament of the year, with the stars from China leading the seedings.

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07.09.2011

A Star Dish of Schwechat

The September 21 – 25 Austrian Open in the WSA at the Schwechat Multiversum will have an unprecedented number of stars.

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29.08.2011

Successful Holiday Games debut at the WSA

Nine weeks of summer can be quite a long time were it not for the inaugural Holiday Games at the WSA for the junior Schwechaters adding entertainment and a good mood.

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17.08.2011

Schwechat is the last test before the EC

Though it is still summer, the international table tennis season is slowly coming to an end. The last really big highlight from the European perspective is the European Championships in Gdansk, Poland – October 8 – 16. On the way to these Championships is Schwechat.

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17.08.2011

LIEBHERR is major sponsor in Schwechat

The organizers of the Austrian Open – September 21–25 – have achieved a remarkable coup. The Liebherr Group, for many years a major participant in international table tennis events, has become the major sponsor for this $122,000 ITTF Pro Tour event.

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16.08.2011

Austrian Table Tennis Association Nominates 17 Players

With the nomination of 17 players, the Austrian Table Tennis Association has a full contingent of representatives for the September 21 – 25 ITTF Pro Tour event at the WSA in the Multiversum in Schwechat.

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10.08.2011

China's superstars come to Schwechat

For the first time, from September 21 – 25, 2011, an ITTF Pro Tour event will be held at the newly established Werner Schlager Academy in the Multiversum located in the Austrian city of Schwechat, on the outskirts of Vienna. And now, news has arrived that makes the table tennis heart beat faster.

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08.08.2011

A home game with many guests

Between September 21 and 25, the Earth is not flat; and it is not a rotational ellipsoid. At least in and around Schwechat, it is simply a table tennis ball.

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04.08.2011

Giant step of Simon Pepper

WSA-player Simon Pfeffer continues to climb the ITTF World Rankings following his strong results in the European Youth Championships in Kazan (especially in the team competition), with the latest gains coming in the August rankings list.

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03.08.2011

Hustle and Bustle in the WSA

There is no sign of a lazy summer at the Werner Schlager Academy.

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01.08.2011

"World Travel" for the STRÖCK ladies

The cross-border Super League defending champion's SVS STRÖCK begin with their first round travels.

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22.07.2011

A Star Dish in Schwechat

It is still about two months until an absolute highlight of competition in 2011. From 21 – 25 September, the $122,000 ITTF Pro Tour event will be held at the Werner Schlager Academy in the Multiversum in Schwechat.

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20.07.2011

The 2012 Target for Austrian Youth Rise

The conclusion of the Team events at the European Youth Championships in Kazan, Russia established the rankings of the Austrian youth teams.

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18.07.2011

SVS-STRÖCK Star new number one

Austrian women's table tennis now has a new number one. Li Qiangbing, the state champion in singles and mixed doubles (with life partner Stefan Fegerl) and under contract with the WSA-partner association SVS STRÖCK,...

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15.07.2011

Kazan – The “warm-up” in Schwechat

On Friday, the European Youth Table Tennis Championships began in Kazan, Russia. Austria and the Werner Schlager Academy have a strong team participating, for the first time being represented by the new youth officer ÖTTV-Günter Plattner.

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13.07.2011

Only 1 Year Before the European Youth Championships

Only 365 more nights of sleep, then the time will be at hand. On 13 July, 2012, the European Youth Championships will begin at the Werner Schlager Academy in the Multiversum in Schwechat.

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11.07.2011

Schlager visited Capital Festival

25 years St. Pölten – thus the governor of Lower Austria, Erwin Pröll invited Austria's Table Tennis World and European Champion Werner Schlager to the anniversary party in St. Pölten.

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05.07.2011

WSA’s Large Contingent at the EYC

The final phase of preparation for the European Youth Championships in Kazan, Russia (15 – 24 July) has begun. Austria is represented in all four categories (Under 18 boys and girls; Under 15 boys and girls).

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04.07.2011

Austrian Men Ranked Number 7 in the World

ITTF JOOLA has released its latest team rankings.

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01.07.2011

Galitschitsch already Europe's number 38

Again, the ÖTTV junior hopeful Nicole Galitschitsch has improved her world ranking again with the ITTF July report. The 17 year old, who will compete next season for SVS STRÖCK, improved an amazing 126(!) places to reach a ranking of 385, a career high.

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29.06.2011

SVS STRÖCK: Give youth a chance

The WSA partner-association SVS STRÖCK has now been registered for the upcoming season in the cross-border Super League.

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27.06.2011

Two winners from Hong Kong

The ITTF World Hopes Week in the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat moved to the tournament phase on Saturday and Sunday.

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24.06.2011

Rubbing shoulders with international stars

For the next highlight in the ITTF World Hope's Week at the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat, Dane Michael Maze and Hungary's Women's European table tennis champion Kristina Toth provided the excitement in a meet and greet with the kids from around the world.

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22.06.2011

Werner Schlager and the kids

The Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat is bursting at the seams. In the WSA Training hall, 36 tables are set up for the kids with an additional 15 tables in the Multiversum Event hall.

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21.06.2011

Richard Prause against China

WSA Head coach Richard Prause is flying to Shanghai early Wednesday.

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20.06.2011

Michael Maze in the WSA

With 78 players from 32 countries participating in the first ever ITTF World Hope's Week, hosted by the Werner Schlager Academy, Schwechat once again becomes the world's center for the sport of table tennis.

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14.06.2011

The world comes to Schwechat

For the first time ever, the international governing body of table tennis, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) will be organizing the World Hopes Week, featuring players born in 1999 through 2001. Hosting this event is the Werner Schlager Academy in the Multiversum in Schwechat.

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10.06.2011

The Champions League debut of SVS STRÖCK

The decision-makers are still at work finalizing the exact dates for the Champions League. What we do know at this point is that SVS Niederösterreich is in Group A, competing against defending champions Borussia Dusseldorf, Bogoria Grodzisk (Poland) and Istres (France) scores. On the women's side, ...

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10.06.2011

Thursday was the Draw

In the seminar room in the Multiversum in Schwechat, the draw for the European Champions League for both the gentlemen and the ladies was made.

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08.06.2011

Great Honor for a SVS-STRÖCK-Star

Recently the WSA partner club SVS STRÖCK announced the commitment of Chinese national team member Feng Yalan to the team for next season. She will be the top star for the newly crowed Austrian team champion, a most notable designation.

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07.06.2011

Europe looks to Schwechat

The European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) will make the Werner Schlager Academy and the Multiversum in Schwechat the center of European table tennis for two days.

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07.06.2011

SVS STRÖCK has been upgraded further

Even in the first season after the founding of the WSA partner club SVS STRÖCK, this team has taken over the Austrian women's table tennis, a feat that broke the 14 year dominance of Linz.

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06.06.2011

Junior Success!

It was in the spirit of the youth this weekend in the Werner Schlager Academy at the Multiversum in Schwechat.

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03.06.2011

Kids days in Schwechat

In the Multiversum in Schwechat, on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the Werner Schlager Academy, top young players will be on display.

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01.06.2011

SVS Ströck is the Master

The changing of the guard is complete. After 14 years of dominance by Linz, the Werner Schlager Academy's women's team SVS STRÖCK has, in its first season, secured the women's league title.

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30.05.2011

12 Titles in a Row!

WSA partner men's club SVS Niederösterreich has won, for the 12th time in a row, the Austrian Table Tennis Championships.

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26.05.2011

Prestigious Award for WSA head coach Richard Prause

A Prestigious Award for Richard Prause, head coach of the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat. Richard Prause has been selected by the ITTF as the coach of the World team to compete against the great world champion China in Shanghai on 24 – 25 June.

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25.05.2011

SVS-men‘s team: 1st final on Thursday

As well as the SVS Ströck ladies also the second WSA-partner club SVS Niederösterreich (men) reached the final of the Austrian Team Championship in a sovereign manner.

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23.05.2011

SVS STRÖCK is dreaming of the title

Great success for the WSA partner club SVS STRÖCK. In the very first season this team, the Austrian women singles champion Li Qiangbing, the Romanian superstar Daniela Dodean and Taiwan's Huang Yi-Hua No. 1, reached the final of the Austrian Team Championship.

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19.05.2011

VIP Visitors from China

Surprising and important visitors arrived at the Werner Schlager Academy. China's living table tennis legend Zhang Yining, the best table tennis player of all time, four-time Olympic champion, ten-time World champion, four-time World Cup winner, 46-time winner on the ITTF Pro Tour, Asian champion and between 2003 and 2009 almost consistently the number one in the women's world rankings, included in her visit to Austria a trip to the Werner Schlager Academy.

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19.05.2011

A World Premiere in Schwechat

During 18 – 26 June at the Werner Schlager Academy in the Multiversum in Schwechat a table tennis world premiere will be held: For the first time ever, the ITTF (now ranked as the second-largest sporting federation with 215 member nations) is organizing the World-Hopes-Week and selected the Werner Schlager Academy for its location.

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17.05.2011

Championship semi-finals

The WSA-partner associated teams of SVS STRÖCK (women) and SVS Niederösterreich (men) will contest in the semifinals of the Austrian Team Championships in the Werner Schlager Academy at the Multiversum in Schwechat against TTC Villach (women) and Mauthausen (men). Admission is free.

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16.05.2011

Olympic tickets for the WSA Stars

Today - one day after the World Cup in Rotterdam – the released world rankings made it clear. It made clear which 28 players receive their direct starting place for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. For the stars of the Werner Schlager Academy it’s time to celebrate.

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16.05.2011

From Schwechat to the podium

In the week before the World Cup in Rotterdam, China's table tennis aces practiced and prepared in the Werner Schlager Academy.

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13.05.2011

Gala performance after WSA Training

For the Chinese women team at the World Cup the preparation camp in the Werner Schlager Academy obviously was the perfect decision.

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12.05.2011

The World Table Tennis Association continues to grow

The International Table Tennis Federation ITTF is now the second largest sports federation in the world. ITTF President Adham Sharara announced during the World Cup in Rotterdam, that, with Wallis & Futuna, Curacao / Netherlands Antilles, Tokelau, Antigua / Bardbados, Mozambiqu, British Virginia and Iceland, new national associations have been included into the World Federation.

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10.05.2011

Prause in continuous use

One of the busiest men at the World Cup in Rotterdam is certainly WSA Head coach Richard Prause.

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09.05.2011

Start of the World Championship in Rotterdam

This Sunday the 48th World Table Tennis Championship started in Rotterdam. The final phase starts during the mid of this week, the finals are scheduled next weekend.

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09.05.2011

Werner Schlager presents donation check

In order to help the victims of the earthquake in Japan the WSA, in cooperation with the partner club SVS Niederösterreich, decided to donate a part of the revenue from the Champions League Semifinal between SVS Niederösterreich and Borussia Düsseldorf on April 6th.

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06.05.2011

The week of the stars of China

China's table tennis superstars have arrived in Rotterdam, where the GAC Group World Table Tennis Championships will open on Sunday. Giving them strength was a training week in the Werner Schlager Academy located in Schwechat, an experience that left deep impressions.

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04.05.2011

SVS men’s team on the way to win the Super League

The men's team of WSA partner club SVS Lower Austria has a real chance to win again the cross-border Super League.

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02.05.2011

China's Elite at Work

Friday evening the China's national table tennis team arrived in Schwechat for the purpose of preparing for the ITTF World Championships in Rotterdam (8 – 15 May) at the Werner Schlager Academy.

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27.04.2011

China's Stars are on the Approach

On Friday, 29 April China's Super Stars will arrive at the Vienna-Schwechat airport.

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26.04.2011

WSA Youngsters continue their advancement

The most recent ITTF World Ranking list brought another clear improvement in the WSA youngsters Stefan Leitgeb (Tirol) and Simon Pfeffer (Vienna).

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26.04.2011

Youth at Work

A Table Tennis Tournament of Youth at Work with the Sports Star Werner Schlager

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19.04.2011

Ni hao – Chinese stars in the WSA

There are tremendous expectations for China's team at the World Championships in Rotterdam (8 – 15 May), for they may win (if possible) everything. Their path to the Netherlands, as reported, travels over the Werner Schlager Academy. It is in Schwechat that the China aces will have their final preparations.

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15.04.2011

1st title for SVS STRÖCK

About seven months after establishing WSA partner club SVS STRÖCK won its first major title (and besides, it is an international one).

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12.04.2011

The Finale

The WSA-partner club SVS STRÖCK will compete on Wednesday (17:00) in the Werner Schlager Academy in the first of the final matches for the title in the cross-border Super League.

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11.04.2011

Day of the draw in Schwechat

As the 2010/2011 Champions League season turns into the home stretch, we gaze in the direction of next season. In early September (men) and the end of September (women), the 2011/2012 Champions League begins.

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05.04.2011

Newcomer of the month

It is the big hit of the year - SVS Niederösterreich against the Champions league defending champion Borussia Dusseldorf on Wednesday (20:15) in the Multiversum in Schwechat.

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04.04.2011

6 questions before April 6th

From 2004 to 2010, Richard Prause was the coach of the German Men's National Table Tennis Team. Under his leadership, the team attained an Olympic silver medal, two silvers in the World Championships, and eight European Championship golds.

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01.04.2011

A large WSA-contingent at the World Championships

While China may send only seven players to the individual events in Rotterdam (8 – 15 May) for the World Championships, Austria will be nominating five players for the individual events. A large contingent from the Werner Schlager Academy is being represented at the World Championships in five weeks time.

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29.03.2011

A High Honor for the Werner Schlager Academy

After much preparation, the ITTF [International Table Tennis Federation] has brought the new „Hot Spots ITTF Training Center Network“ to life. The purpose of this project is to optimize the training network among the 211 member-nations of the ITTF and link the countries, institutions, and athletes together.

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28.03.2011

Youth National Championships in Telfs

The junior athletes in the Werner Schlager Academy training group left an impressive stamp on the Youth National Championships in Telfs.

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25.03.2011

China Stars in the WSA

At the World Championships in Rotterdam (8 – 15 May), many are evaluating China's attainment of gold (again).

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18.03.2011

Donation to the victims of the tragedy in Japan

In the order of things, it seems it is about wins and losses. Often, it is only the difference of a few millimeters that determines who wins or loses points in the world rankings. And then, suddenly, it all becomes secondary. You turn on the TV and you are shocked by what you see. It is sad and you are stunned.

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16.03.2011

Blockbuster on 6 April 2011

On Wednesday, 6 April, a real treat is in store for the table tennis fans as the Multiverse in Schwechat will host the semi-final round of the Champions League between SVS Niederösterreich and the defending champion Borussia Dusseldorf.

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14.03.2011

SVS STRÖCK reached the finals

Outstanding success for the WSA partner club SVS STRÖCK!

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10.03.2011

Remarkable success for SVS STRÖCK

An outstanding performance by the WSA-partner association SVS STRÖCK in the first leg of the semi-final matches puts one foot into the finals of the cross-border Super League.

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07.03.2011

Victory in Wels

It was a festival of success for members of the Werner Schlager Academy training group at the 2011 Austrian Championships in Wels.

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04.03.2011

Sensation: Stefan Leitgeb – first time top100

The young Tyrolean Stefan Leitgeb has swung through a sound barrier.

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03.03.2011

SVS Ströck in semi-finals of Super League Championships

This year the newly formed SVS STRÖCK team has achieved a fine accomplishment, the semi-finals in the cross-border Super League Championships.

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02.03.2011

Galitschitsch climbs up

One of Austria's finest young hopefuls, Nicole Galitschitsch, continues her climb in the ITTF World rankings, moving up an impressive 91 places in the March ranking list, to number 514.

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28.02.2011

Schlager against Asia

The Hyundai Euro-Asia Challenge will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday in the Chinese capital of Beijing.

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25.02.2011

German Open in Dortmund

As the ITTF Individual World Championships in Rotterdam (8th - 15th of May) approaches, fewer opportunities are available for players to measure themselves against the best prior to this event. Next week, at the ITTF German Open in Dortmund (23rd - 27th February), this tournament offers the last test before the World Cup. Virtually all the top stars will be participating in both events.

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14.02.2011

WSA Headcoach Richard Prause in Iran

WSA HEAD COACH RICHARD PRAUSE IN IRAN

WSA head coach Richard Prause is currently wearing the training suit of the Iranian club. In autumn 2010, the Werner Schlager Academy signed an agreement (initially until the 2012 Olympics) with the Iranian club.

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10.02.2011

UP AND COMING Rankings

The Austrian club has just published its youngest up and coming rankings.

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08.02.2011

The WSA Factor

The WSA is still young. Provisional training was started in September 2010 (in a school near the Werner Schlager Academy).

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06.02.2011

3rd Place in the top 12

Werner Schlager reached 3rd place in the European Top 12 tournament in Lüttich.

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04.02.2011

ITTF-HOPES Workshop 14. - 21.2.2011

From February 14 to 21, an ITTF training camp will be held in the Werner Schlager Academy with young talents from all over the world.

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14.01.2011

4.1.2011 JOOLA-European Nations League

In 2011, the WSA hosts international highlights like the JOOLA-European Nations League (4.1.2011), the UNIQA-Youth Top 10 (28.-30.1.2011) as well as the Austrian Open/ Pro Tour (21.-25.9.2011).

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14.01.2011

11.1.11 Opening Gala

Stars like Daniela Dodean (Rumania) and Huang Yi-Hua (Taiwan) who are part of the SVS Ströck Club as well as Chen Weixing and Joao Monteiro have already participated in trainings during the last couple of weeks. The constitution of the WSA is eventually finished.→

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