Butterfly announces partnership with Dimitrij Ovtcharov
Tokyo/Krefeld 1st January, 2020

Tamasu Co., Ltd. – better known by its brand name Butterfly,
the world-leading table tennis manufacturer today announces a unique partnership
with German National player Dimitrij Ovtcharov, world ranking No.1 in February 2018,
Olympic bronze medalist, ITTF World Cup winner of 2017, European Champion 2015
and recent winner of the Europe Top 16, 2019 as brand ambassador.
Starting January 1st 2020, Dimitij Ovtcharov will exclusively use Butterfly equipment
at all official table tennis events.

Commenting on the announcement, Takako Osawa, CEO of Tamasu Co., Ltd. said:
“Dima Ovtcharov is one of the best table tennis players in the world
and a great ambassador for the sport. We share our goal of representing
the sport in the best possible image and making a positive impact
for all sports-loving fans and table tennis enthusiasts everywhere.
Butterfly will support Dimitrij in reaching his full potential
and we look forward to share future success and winning titles together.”

Dimitrij Ovtcharov said:
I am very happy with this new partnership that will extend ll through my career and beyond.
Tamasu Butterfly has long been the supplier for the German national team,
so we know each other already. Butterfly is the world leading table tennis brand
and produces equipment of the highest quality
that any player would wish for. I am convinced it will improve my game
and help me to achieve my goal of winning a medal at the Olympics in Tokyo