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Orange teams well prepared for the LIEBHERR World Championships


21/05/2010 – Dutch table tennis teams are ready and in full shape for the LIEBHERR World Team Table Tennis Championships in Moscow (23-30 May). Wednesday the players finished their last preparations at the national training centre after an intense p

21/05/2010 – Dutch table tennis teams are ready and in full shape for the LIEBHERR World Team Table Tennis Championships in Moscow (23-30 May). Wednesday the players finished their last preparations at the national training centre after an intense practice period.

Linda CREEMERS, LI Jiao, LI Jie, Carla NOUWEN and Elena TIMINA will play in the group stage against Czech Republic, Germany, Singapore, USA and Spain. The men’s team (Michel DE BOER, Wai-Lung CHUNG, Gregor FORSTER, Casper TER LUUN and Boris DE VRIES) has encounters against Serbia, Scotland, Nigeria, USA and Turkey.

We had a good preparation and not a bad draw either“, – says women’s head coach CHEN Zhibin -. The reigning European team champions (2008, 2009) will start their journey to glory against Czech Republic on Sunday. After that the crucial matches against Singapore and Germany are scheduled. ,”Our target is to reach the quarter finals and after that we’re looking for a surprise against one of the leading teams from Asia.”

The men’s team didn’t participate in the last two WTTC and is now back on the international scene. The players of head coach Danny HEISTER will open their campaign against Serbia. ,”We will try to stay in de 2nd Division because our the team is still in the build up period. So I told the players that have to play their own game as much as possible and to learn much from stronger opponents.”

Next year the WTTC will be held in Rotterdam from 8-15 May 2011. See

www.2011wttc.com. The website of The Netherlands Table Tennis Association (www.nttb.nl/wk2010) will fully cover the WTTC 2010 in Moscow.

(by Harald HANEMAAIJER courtesy of NTTB)

Photo: women’s Netherlands team (Photo Roscher)

21/05/2010 – Dutch table tennis teams are ready and in full shape for the LIEBHERR World Team Table Tennis Championships in Moscow (23-30 May). Wednesday the players finished their last preparations at the national training centre after an intense practice period.

Linda CREEMERS, LI Jiao, LI Jie, Carla NOUWEN and Elena TIMINA will play in the group stage against Czech Republic, Germany, Singapore, USA and Spain. The men’s team (Michel DE BOER, Wai-Lung CHUNG, Gregor FORSTER, Casper TER LUUN and Boris DE VRIES) has encounters against Serbia, Scotland, Nigeria, USA and Turkey.

We had a good preparation and not a bad draw either“, – says women’s head coach CHEN Zhibin -. The reigning European team champions (2008, 2009) will start their journey to glory against Czech Republic on Sunday. After that the crucial matches against Singapore and Germany are scheduled. ,”Our target is to reach the quarter finals and after that we’re looking for a surprise against one of the leading teams from Asia.”

The men’s team didn’t participate in the last two WTTC and is now back on the international scene. The players of head coach Danny HEISTER will open their campaign against Serbia. ,”We will try to stay in de 2nd Division because our the team is still in the build up period. So I told the players that have to play their own game as much as possible and to learn much from stronger opponents.”

Next year the WTTC will be held in Rotterdam from 8-15 May 2011. See

(by Harald HANEMAAIJER courtesy of NTTB)

Photo: women’s Netherlands team (Photo Roscher)

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