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Portugal Men's team


Final standings at 2014 TMS European Championships

After 2014 TMS European Championships 16 teams qualified for the first European Games in Baku 2015. Top 14 teams from Championships Division plus winner of the Premiership Division and host nation, Azerbaijan booked their places in Baku. Last two teams in Championships Division relegated to the Challenge Division, whilst top…

Filip RADOVIC, the youngest player in Lisbon


TMS European Championships in numbers

ETTU Ranking Committee Chair Igor HELLER with endless patience for people and figures is one of the busiest men at the Events. Nevertheless, among all those facts and figures he is dealing with, he always “dig” something “extra”. TMS European Championships in numbers: 80 teams 239 team matches 886 individual…

Portugal team's unbelievable happiness


Historical success for Portugal

First time in the history Portugal clinched medal at the European Championships in the Men’s Teams Event. They did it in great style, by beating the big champions, Germany – in front of home crowd in Lisbon. “This was difficult tournament for us. We struggled through the Group stages. We…

A well-packed team brought Germany the Women's title


Germany proud of their kingdom

In the dramatic final Germany secured their sixth title, whilst Austria reached first ever silver. Defending champion needed three straight matches to clinch gold. SHAN Xiaona, HAN Ying and Petrissa SOLJA beat Sofia POLCANOVA, LIU Jia and Li Qiangbing. “First match between SHAN and POLCANOVA was very important for us….

A fully concentrated Timo BOLL


ROSSKOPF: “We’ll move to new level”

Germany lost their title at the TMS European Championships in Lisbon. They were unbeaten in the final since the EC in Belgrade 2007. Portugal halted their progress to the new record. If they had succeeded yesterday they will have broke the record of Sweden with 6 consecutive titles n Men’s…

Tiago APOLONIA (Photo Remy Gros)


Portugal at the top of Europe

Portugal writes their name into the prestigious event’s history books. The major contenders for honours and major threat to the hopes of the defending champions seized their opportunity and clinched the title at the Men’s Teams Event at the 2014 TMS European Championships in Lisbon. They secured first ever gold…

Great joy for German ladies (courtesy ITTF)


German ladies defended their gold

Germany clinched the title in the Women’s Teams Event at the TMS European Championships in Lisbon. After 1962, 1968 (as West-Germany), 1996, 1998 and 2013, it is their sixth title. In the final they overcame Austria in straight matches. Austria reached first ever medal in Team’s Event. Bronze medalists are…

Ukraine team at the awarding ceremony


Ukraine beat Serbia for the place in Baku

Ukraine secured the title in the Men’s Challenge Division at the TMS European Championships in Lisbon and qualified for the Baku 2015 European Games to be staged next year in Azerbaijan. In the final of the Event they overcame Serbia. Serbia lost their place for first ever European Games, but…

Serbian female team


Serbia booked the place in Azerbaijan

Serbia won the Women’s Challenge Division title at the TMS 2014 European Team Championships in Lisbon. Gabriela FEHER, Ana Marija ERDELJI and Andrea TODOROVIC won all six encounters in their division and had not lost individual match on their way to the Championships Division in Yekaterinburg next year. Last in…

Magic moments for Marcos FREITAS


Portugal vs. Germany, the dream final

After Belgrade 2007, Germany reached the eight consecutive final. For the title in the Men’s Teams Event at the TMS European Championships they will play against host nation – Portugal. Portugal reached the final after thrilling encounter against Sweden. It was a match full of turnovers that fired up fantastic home…