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Swedish Prisoner Joins Thai Ladies’ Ping-Pong Team

ping-pongSOMETHING to get enraged about now, as news reaches us of a prisoner doing bird in Sweden Gävle jail receiving 18,300 kronor ($2,700) for hurting his little finger in a game of table-tennis, or ping-pong.

We journey back to November 2007, and see the 46-year-old inmate strike the pinkly on his right hand on the edge of the table.

As anyone who has watched Old Mr Anorak taking the Thai Ladies ping-pong team through their paces at his winter training camp knows, that can smart. And for ten weeks out ping-pong enthusiast is forced to sport a plastic splint.

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Posted: 25th, October 2009 | In: Strange But True | Comment