Category Archives: Dimitrij Ovtcharov

2012 Olympic Double Bronze Medalist

Live Streaming of the European Championships

21144529965_806b7ee0bc_kLive Streaming of the 2016 European Championships – And rewatch the key finals matches. Visit Paddle Palace for updates.

Olympians’ Equipment: Play Like the Pros with Paddle Palace

olympians-small When the best in the World battled in Rio, each used the combination of equipment that gave them the best chance to win.  Each has a different combination (likely taking their sponsors into account), often mixing rubber types and even mixing brands.  Find your personal best combination at Paddle Palace.  Click on the links below for additional equipment information from these six medalists

Champagne Showers: German Team Party Nights in Rio

-h300_rio_2016_boll_sekt_dusche_foto_dttb_350b The DTTB team celebrated in the German House in Rio their medals – with champagne showers, caipirinha and music. Present were other prominent athletes, friends, acquaintances and even a star pianist. The return of the team from Sugar began on Thursday evening. The joy of the home is large. Much time to breathe not remain especially Timo Boll, for the Tokyo 2020 goal. The night was short for DTTB Men: Because mandatory press conference of the DOSB at 9 pm takes place, the bronze medalist remained the same in the German house…

Dima Ovtcharov: Busy Property

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At the Olympic Games in Rio the German Team will be led by Germany’s No. 1 Dimitrij Ovtcharov. So far, he has always felt comfortable at the Olympics – two games, three medals. We talked to the 27-year-old about the Olympics and…

Timo Boll Wins Hamm Olympic Test

-w300_olympia_vorbereitungs_turnier_hamm_2016_siegerehrung_foto_fl_400bTimo Boll won the Olympic test tournament in Hamm (16 July 2016). In the final, the current European champion left World No. 9 Vladimir Samsonov no chance. In the semifinals, Boll had claimed a seven set victory in the internal German duel against Dimitrij Ovtcharov.

Ovtcharov Interview- Equipment, Europe v. China, and 2016

proxyKey Quotes from the Interview: “I’m not that happy with myself. I want to improve myself in the next 7 months till Rio Olympics. Better planning, set weekly and monthly goals and control how I achieve my goals. If I miss some days then Ma Long already has an advantage over me as he does not miss any day. I cannot accept that. I have to work hard.”

Dimitrij Ovtcharov – Germany’s 2015 Sportsman of the Year

9dfeb516-b532-11e5-a4f7-f80f41fc63ceGermany’s sports fans have chosen their Sportsman of the Year: Gesa Felicitas Krause, Dimitrij Ovtcharov and FC Bayern München win the SPORT1-sponsored prize for their success in 2015. Germany’s largest audience-awarded prize in sport – the fans have chosen: Gesa Felicitas Krause, Dimitrij Ovtcharov and Bayern MunichMüller in Erklärungsnot have been awarded The SPORT1 award in the categories of “female athlete 2015”, “athlete 2015” and “Team 2015”. The award was chosen via secure online vote.

GAC Group World Tour Grand Finals – Live Streaming

GACFinals Live Streaming of the GAC World Tour Grand Finals

Dima Ovtcharov: King of Europe

cat302_onlineLast month, Dimitrij Ovtcharov defended and retained his title of European Men’s Champion. His dominant performance extended to the team event as well, finishing without a single loss through a week of play against the best that Europe had to offer. With the title, Ovtcharov qualified for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, an opportunity to improve upon his 2012 Bronze medal in London.

No Timo at the World Cup: Boll Does Not Receive WildCard Invitation

Surprisingly, the seventh in the world rankings, Timo Boll, did not receive a wild card invitation to compete in the World Cup in Halmstad, Sweden (October 16 to 18). The 34-year-old, who won the Cup in 2002 and 2005 and who has been in impressive form recently in the Chinese Super League, feels as one can understand, wronged and fears negative consequences for the Olympics.

Ovtcharov, Jiangsu: A Good Superleague Start

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After two less successful performances in the Chinese Super League, Dimitrij Ovtcharov’s team celebrated on Tuesday its first two victories this season in the strongest league in the world.  His club Jiangsu had a 3: 1 victory over Guangdong. 

German Open 2015

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LIVE FEED – GERMAN OPEN: The world’s best converge on Bremen, Germany for the GAC Group 2015 ITTF World Tour, German Open (Super),18 Mar 2015 – 22 Mar 2015.

Nittaku Premium 40+ Ball to be used at European TT Championships Sept. 24-28

The prestigious European Championships being held this year in Lisbon, Portugal at MEO Arena from September 24th-28th will be one of the first major international championships using the new plastic poly balls. ITTF has mandated that all ITTF sanctioned events will use non-celluloid plastic balls as of August, 2014. The Nittaku Premium 40+ ball is the official ball for the European Championships. Made in Japan, the Nittaku Premium 40+ Ball is the only ITTF-approved non-celluloid ball made outside of China.