2019 ITTF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: TORIOLA TO MAKE 21ST APPEARANCE IN BUDAPEST
Written by thereachfm on March 14, 2019
Seven-time Olympian and Africa’s most successful table tennis player, Segun Toriola has been acknowledged for his longevity by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) as he will be making his 21st appearance at the 2019 World Championship holding in Budapest, Hungary on April 21 to 29.
Toriola, who made his maiden appearance at the 1991 edition of the championship in Chiba, Japan will participate alongside 609 players representing 109 National Associations .
In Africa, Toriola has the record appearance at the tournament while Belarus’ Vladimir Samsonov will be making his 23rd World Championships which has been described as a record among current players.