European Champions 2017- Finals Videos

National Championships have been decided over the last few weeks in many of the European countries where table tennis flourishes. Here are few videos of the players winning their country’s most coveted table tennis crown –

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ENGLAND:

Paul Drinkhall defeated Sam Walker to win the English singles title…. capping off a great tournament where he also won national titles for Men’s doubles and Mixed doubles.  Watch the Men’s finals above.  Drinkall is a Tibhar player:

Blade: Tibhar Paul Drinkhall Powerspin
Rubber (FH): Tibhar Evolution MX-P
Rubber (BH): Tibhar Evolution MX-P

 

FRANCE:

The French Champion, Emmanuel Lebesson, is a Tibhar player.  He is a left-handed, offensive minded player.  Watch the whole French Championship Final here.  Lebesson’s equipment:

Blade: Tibhar Emmanuel Lebesson
Rubber (FH): Tibhar Evolution FX-P
Rubber (BH): Tibhar Sinus Alpha  (At the 2016 European Championships, it was also reported that he used Evolution FX-P on the BH)

 

DENMARK:

An injury to top seed Groth left the Danish Championships wide-open.  Tobias Rasmussen stepped up to take the title.  A year ago, Rasmussen and Groth had a great battle – that match is shown above.  Rasmussen is a STIGA player – his equipment is:

Blade: STIGA Rosewood NCT VII
Rubber (FH): STIGA Calibra LT
Rubber (BH): Butterfly Tenergy 05

 

SWEDEN:

Anton Kallberg pulled an upset to win the Men’s event at the Swedish Open… and he made history by winning the U-20 as well (the first to win both events at the same tournament).  And you should get used to seeing this name – His sister Christina won the U-20 Ladies event.  He is a right-handed, offensive player.  The full Finals match is shown here.  He uses:

Blade: Butterfly Viscaria
Rubber (FH): Butterfly Tenergy 05
Rubber (BH): Butterfly Tenergy 05

 

AUSTRIA:

This year saw Stefan Fegerl win his fourth Austrian title.  The final was over Plattner – this video shows Fergerl in a previous Champions League event.

Blade: Butterfly Viscaria
Rubber (FH): Butterfly Tenergy 05
Rubber (BH): Butterfly Tenergy 05

 

 

 

 

GERMANY:

Timo Boll appeared revitalized this year taking the German title again.  Ovtcharov pulled out due to injury opening up a somewhat easier path – but that doesn’t take anything away from Boll who has had a great run in 2017 already .  This was Boll’s 11th German National Title.

Blade: Butterfly Timo Boll
Rubber (FH): Butterfly Tenergy 05
Rubber (BH): Butterfly Tenergy 05

 

ITALY:

Bobocica won his 6th Italian title with his win over Stoyanov.  The full final video is shown here.  Bobocica plays with:

Blade: Butterfly Timo Boll
Rubber (FH): Butterfly Tenergy 05
Rubber (BH): Butterfly Tenergy 80

 

kaalbergNational Championships have been decided over the last few weeks in many of the European countries where table tennis flourishes. Here are few videos of the players winning their country’s most coveted table tennis crown –