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2010 LIEBHERR EC: KREANGA leading Greek side in Ostrava


06/09/2010 – Greece will be represented at the 2010 European Championships in Ostrava by seven players. Panagiotis GIONIS, Kostas PAPAGEORGIOU and Dimitris PAPADIMITRIOU line up alongside Kallinikos KREANGA. In the women team are Katerina NTOULAKI,

06/09/2010 – Greece will be represented at the 2010 European Championships in Ostrava by seven players. Panagiotis GIONIS, Kostas PAPAGEORGIOU and Dimitris PAPADIMITRIOU line up alongside Kallinikos KREANGA. In the women team are Katerina NTOULAKI, Maria CHRISTOFORAKI and Filareti EXARCHOU. In the Group Stages of the Men’s Teams Event Greece will play against Germany, Czech Republic and Poland.

“The fact that we have in our group the European Champion and the host country makes our work more difficult. Furthermore Poland has also strong team which may even reach the medal”, – said the national coach of men’s team Kostas VATSAKLIS – and added: “Every match is like final for us. The basic target is to qualify in positions 1-8. If we succeed, then we will go for the best possible position. Kalinikos KREANGA is in good shape and his performance play important role in order to get a high position”.

The national coach of women’s team George KARYTSAS stressed: “We have difficult group. We will face a former European champion and Slovenia, which showed at the World Championship its value. Respect of course, must be shown in match against Azerbaijan. We will try to qualify in positions 17-24 and we are preparing for another derby against Slovenia. After a successful presence in Moscow our national team will try to have a similar positive trend in Ostrava”.

The men’s team took the first part of the preparation in the altitude of the village Trikala Corinthia and worked exclusively on physical fitness. Then they prepared for a week in Sport Camp Loutraki and the last part was in Athens (Peace & Friendship Stadium).

The women’s team started the preparation in Athens, make also camp in Loutraki for a week and returned in Greek capital. For the individual events, except KREANGA, Greek could have success with GIONIS, who is always looking for something more after fare ilaclama ilaclama bocek ilaclama sirketleri Seo tanker su icme suyu bocek ilaclama istanbul ilaclamaround of “16″. In women, NTOULAKI can pass two or three rounds. In every case the big names of Greek mission must wait the draw of individual events. KREANGA will not take part in the event of double. The best pair is GIONIS/PAPAGEORGIOU.

(by Ioannis FAKAROS, courtesy of Hellenic Table Tennis Federation)

Click here for more information about 2010 LIEBHERR European Championships


Photo: Greek star Kalinikos KREANGA (Photo ROSCHER)

06/09/2010 – Greece will be represented at the 2010 European Championships in Ostrava by seven players. Panagiotis GIONIS, Kostas PAPAGEORGIOU and Dimitris PAPADIMITRIOU line up alongside Kallinikos KREANGA. In the women team are Katerina NTOULAKI, Maria CHRISTOFORAKI and Filareti EXARCHOU. In the Group Stages of the Men’s Teams Event Greece will play against Germany, Czech Republic and Poland.

“The fact that we have in our group the European Champion and the host country makes our work more difficult. Furthermore Poland has also strong team which may even reach the medal”, – said the national coach of men’s team Kostas VATSAKLIS – and added: “Every match is like final for us. The basic target is to qualify in positions 1-8. If we succeed, then we will go for the best possible position. Kalinikos KREANGA is in good shape and his performance play important role in order to get a high position”.

The national coach of women’s team George KARYTSAS stressed: “We have difficult group. We will face a former European champion and Slovenia, which showed at the World Championship its value. Respect of course, must be shown in match against Azerbaijan. We will try to qualify in positions 17-24 and we are preparing for another derby against Slovenia. After a successful presence in Moscow our national team will try to have a similar positive trend in Ostrava”.

The men’s team took the first part of the preparation in the altitude of the village Trikala Corinthia and worked exclusively on physical fitness. Then they prepared for a week in Sport Camp Loutraki and the last part was in Athens (Peace & Friendship Stadium).

The women’s team started the preparation in Athens, make also camp in Loutraki for a week and returned in Greek capital. For the individual events, except KREANGA, Greek could have success with GIONIS, who is always looking for something more after fare ilaclama ilaclama bocek ilaclama sirketleri Seo tanker su icme suyu bocek ilaclama istanbul ilaclamaround of “16″. In women, NTOULAKI can pass two or three rounds. In every case the big names of Greek mission must wait the draw of individual events. KREANGA will not take part in the event of double. The best pair is GIONIS/PAPAGEORGIOU.

(by Ioannis FAKAROS, courtesy of Hellenic Table Tennis Federation)

Click here for more information about 2010 LIEBHERR European Championships


Photo: Greek star Kalinikos KREANGA (Photo ROSCHER)

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