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Friday, August 12, 2016

Olympics: Men's Team Table Tennis with Germany's Dimitrij Ovtcharov






Dimitrij Ovtcharov
The Olympics Men's Team Table Tennis playoff begins in a few hours. 

In the Singles Men's Tournament, Ma Long of China took the Gold Medal, Zhang Jike of China took Silver, Jin Mizutani of Japan took Bronze, with Vladimir Samsonov of Belarus in fourth place. 

In the team tournament 16 teams square off against each other, with the Chinese medal winners anchoring their country's team, and Mizutani on the Japan team.  There is no Belarus team in the competition, but they have a solid cornerstone for future development. 

Featured is Ukrainian born  Dimitrij Ovtcharov, who plays for the German national team.  His team squares off tomorrow against Taiwan. 



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