Timo Boll Germany
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

08 Mar 1981

Height

1.81m

Weight

74kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 1

Sport Guides

TABLE TENNIS

Timo Boll competed in TABLE TENNIS

Did you know?

  • Table tennis is one of the world's largest participation sports, with 40 million players worldwide. It became an Olympic sport in 1988.
  • There are two singles and two team events at London 2012, all using a knock-out format.
  • Singles matches are played over the best of seven games, with the first player to 11 points (by a margin of two clear points) winning each game.
  • Team matches consist of four singles and one doubles match, each played over the best of five games.
  • The Chinese dominate the global game; they have won all five titles at each of the last four World Championships.

Appearances for Timo Boll

Date Event Won
8 Aug Men's Team Bronze Medal Match Won bronze
6 Aug Men's Team Semi-finals, Semi-final 1
5 Aug Men's Team Quarter-finals, Quarter-final 2 Won
3 Aug Men's Team First Round, Match 4 Won
30 Jul Men's Singles Fourth Round, Match 5
30 Jul Men's Singles Third Round, Match 9 Won

Head to Head

Timo Boll vs Paul Drinkhall

Timo Boll

Timo Boll One to watch Germany flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

6

Height

1.81m (5'11")

Weight

74kg

Age

35

Paul Drinkhall

Paul Drinkhall Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

4

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

80kg

Age

26

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