News and Events - July 2008
2008 "Olympic Cup" Eastern American Inter-Institution Table Tennis Tournament
2008 "奥运杯" 美东高校乒乓球友谊联赛
CSSA would like to proudly announce the 2008 "Olympic Cup" Eastern-American Inter-Institution Table-Tennis Tournament.
"Transcend barriers, cultivate friends." The goals of this year's tournament are to celebrate the 2008 Beijing Olympics, break through institutional barriers, improve the communication and promote friendship among all student and alumni associations on the American east coast. More than 30 teams represeting universities and organizations from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Upstate New York, Long Island, and NYC will participate in the tournament. The following VIPs will also be present:
Ambassidor, Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York
Counselor, Education Section, Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York
Former Vice President of the US Association of Table Tennis, who participated in the diplomatic Ping-Pong tour from US to China in the 1970's, which paved the way for the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between USA and China
Representative, Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations
Consul, Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York
General Advisor, Union of Eastern-American Chinese Societies
Secretary, Union of Eastern-American Chinese Societies
Director, Law Offices of Zhiyu Hu
Former Champion of Chinese National Championship and World Verteran Championship; former member of the Chinese National Team to the ITTF 34th World Championship
Please refer to the following poster for the information of the tournament.
All audiences are welcome. Please come and enjoy the matches, and support your favorite teams.
George Braithwaite （美国乒联前副主席，曾经参加过上世纪70年代中美乒乓外交）