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Date of birth
08 Mar 1981
Sport GuidesTABLE TENNIS
BiographyCompeted in: TABLE TENNIS
Germany's Boll became world number one in 2011 to bring an end to Chinese dominanceView Timo Boll's profile
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.
|8 Aug||Men's Team Bronze Medal Match||Won|
|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|
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Head to Head
Timo Boll vs Paul Drinkhall
London 2012 medals
London 2012 appearances
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