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Europe's number 1, Dimitrij OVTCHAROV


Germany vs. Portugal great clash to start

Germany, the leading name in both the Men’s Team and Women’s Team events at the forthcoming TMS European Championships in Lisbon will have very tough job from the very beginning of the Championships. In both disciplines, they are the top seeds but of course eyes are focused very much on…



Media accreditation form for ETC in Lisbon

The media representatives who want to attend the forthcoming TMS European Teams Championships that will be held from 24th to 28th September can use the accreditation form posted here . The official draw for the TMS European Teams Championships is scheduled for August 24th in Lisbon (11 CET – 10 GMT).

Marcos FREITAS (Photo Lomaev, courtesy Butterfly)


43 Associations entered European Champs

Ricardo ROBERTO, first Portuguese player ever to win medal at European Youth Championships, will be present at the official draw for the TMS European Teams Championships, scheduled for August 24th in Lisbon (11 CET – 10 GMT). For the competition that will be held from 24th to 28th September, 43…

Dimitrij OVTCHAROV (Photo Remy Gros)


45 nations in the action at ETTTC in Lisbon

MEO Arena in Lisbon (Portugal) will be the venue of the 2014 European Table Tennis Teams Championships from 24th to 28th September. So far 44 countries are listed for each Men’s and Women’s Events. According to preliminary entries, 43 countries will have representatives in both events whilst Cyprus will have…

The Meo Arena in Lisbon


Meo Arena awaits European best

From 24th to 28th September 2014, Meo Arena will be the venue of the European Championships. In Portugal’s Lisbon only team’s Event will be played. The Championship will also be used as a qualification for the first ever European Games. The event’s prospectus has been released today. There will be…

Warm welcome for Greek team back on home soil


Warm welcome for Greek heroes in Athens

Within 48 hours Athens’ Airport was two times “occupied” by supporters, fans and relatives of table tennis heroes who achieved historical success at the LIEBHERR European Championships. On Saturday Kalinikos KREANGA and Kostas PAPAGEORGIOU, the members of silver medal winning Greek team, received worm welcome at the Airport, whilst two…

OVTCHAROV congratulated by SAMSONOV (Photo Agentur Diener/OTTV)


OVTCHAROV won the race against time

European champion in singles and team’s event at the recently concluded Championships in Schwechat, Dimitrij OVTCHAROV, is 26 year-old in the sport where the players in 30s still wins the medals. That is why his words that he was racing against the time in Austria came as a surprise. “We…

OVTCHAROV kissing his fiancée after being crowned (Photo Agentur Diener/OTTV)


Awesome Europeans for Germany

Germany was the most successful nation at the LIEBHERR European Championships concluded today in Austria’s Schwechat. Germany clinched gold in both Teams’ Events, Dimitrij OVTCHAROV won Singles Event and Petrissa SOLJA and Sabine WINTER won the title in Doubles. Germany also has two silver and two bronze medals. Sweden has…

Croatia and Poland shared the last title (Photo Agentur Diener/OTTV)


No golden party for Austria afterwards

Enthusiastic crowd in Multiversum Werner SCHLAGER Academy could not help a lot today to Robert GARDOS and Daniel HABESOHN. Champions from Herning lost their crown. New titleholders are TAN Riuwu and WANG Zeng Yi players from Croatia and Poland. In the final Austria’s pairings had a very poor start, by…

Sweden is back on top with LI Fen (Photo Agentur Diener/OTTV)


LI Fen celebrates gold for Sweden

LI Fen is new crowned champion in Schwechat. Swede who plays for Austrian team SVS Strock triumphed in front of her supporters in Multiversum. In the final she beat Germany’s SHAN Xiaona in thrilling six games. “It is like dream come true. On my first European Championships I reached gold. I…