Three new Table Tennis England Vice-Presidents were revealed at the AGM on Saturday.

Mark Bates (pictured above with Chairperson Sandra Deaton), Managing Director of National Championships sponsor Mark Bates Ltd, was honoured alongside Steve Burge and Karenza Mathews.

Steve becomes a Vice-President for his services and contribution to schools table tennis over many years, while Karenza is honoured as a former England international and European medallist.

Along with the three new Vice-Presidents, a number of other annual honours were announced and presented.

Click here to read about all those honoured

Pictured below Sandra Deaton, Table Tennis England Chairperson, presents honours to:

Karen Tonge OBE – Keith Ponting President’s Memorial Award
Karl Bushell – Leslie Forrest Memorial Trophy
Samantha Garey – Malcolm Scott Award
Susie Venner – for completing her tenure on the Board

Also at the AGM, the Annual Review was formally presented. Click here to read the Annual Review.

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