Press Release―Butterfly to be the title sponsor of the 2023 Asian Table Tennis Championships.
Tokyo, June 19, 2023―Tamasu Co., Ltd. (Head office: Suginami-ku, Tokyo; President: Takako Osawa), which manufactures and sells table tennis equipment under the Butterfly brand, has decided to be the title sponsor of the 2023 Asian Table Tennis Championships.
The Asian Table Tennis Championships (hereafter referred to as “Asian Championships”) are held every two years to determine the number one player in Asia, and the 26th event will be held from the 3rd to the 10th of September in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Takako Osawa, President of Tamasu Co., Ltd., and Ryu Seung Min, President of the Korean Table Tennis Association, the organizing body of the championships, held a signing ceremony.
Comment by Ryu Seung Min, President of the Korean Table Tennis Association
We would like to express our deepest gratitude to Butterfly for their sponsorship. The Asian Table Tennis Championships is a significant event as players will compete for the qualifications for the 2024 World Table Tennis Championships in Busan, and top-level players from all over Asia are expected to participate, so we are determined to make it a success. The host city of Pyeongchang is also famous for its beautiful scenery, especially in autumn. I hope that visitors will also enjoy the beauty of Pyeongchang.
Comment by Takako Osawa, President of Tamasu Co., Ltd.
We are delighted to be the first table tennis equipment manufacturer to serve as the title sponsor of the Asian Table Tennis Championships. It is a great honor and a very sobering experience. The level of table tennis competition in Asia is very high and attracts attention from around the world. I would be delighted to help further develop table tennis in Asia in the future.
About Tamasu Co., Ltd.
Tamasu Co., Ltd. (Head office: Tokyo, Japan; President: Takako Osawa) manufactures and sells table tennis equipment under the Butterfly brand. The brand name Butterfly is based on the concept of “Imagine that the player is the flower and we would like to be the butterfly flying around the flower providing the necessities”, and Tamasu Co., Ltd. supports many players worldwide with this in mind. Under the slogan “Open the world”, we will create new encounters with table tennis through our products and services to make the world happier through table tennis.