Defending champion Timo Boll is released. The 41-year-old lost 0: 4 to his Düsseldorf Bundesliga colleague Dang Qiu in the quarter-finals of the European Championship in Munich.

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The preparation of the eight-time champ had been badly hindered by the late repercussions of a busted rib. Before the duel with Dang, he had actually claimed: It was a long period of time ago that we played versus each various other. Ever since he has additionally end up being a completely various player-and sadly also.

I would certainly have liked more resistance, however Dang played fantastic. I simply need to recognize that he has actually come to be incredibly strong over the last few years, stated Boll in theard _. After the initial sentence, absolutely nothing more fit, the precision was missing. I have to play on an additional level to jeopardize it.

Playing against Timo Boll is one of the most hard tasks in European table tennis. Taped European champion Boll had actually gone right into German battle as a clear fave. After the trembling triumph against Poland Samuel Kulczycki at the begin, he had actually boosted against Qiu (25 ), which Boll called the very first true examination rock, was over.

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Videotaped European champion Boll had actually gone into German duel as a clear fave. After the tremor triumph against Poland Samuel Kulczycki at the beginning, he had actually raised, versus Dang (25 ), whom Boll called the initial true test rock, mored than.

I just have to recognize that he has become super strong in current years, said Boll in theard _.

The first German table tennis national player with Penholder deal with position will bet Mattias Falck or Truls Möregardh (both Sweden) on Saturday mid-day (from 4:50 p.m.) for the last. Dang currently has bronze.

The preparation of the eight-time champion had actually been seriously hindered by the late repercussions of a busted rib. Before the duel with Qiu, he claimed: It was a long time ago that we bet each various other. Given that after that he has likewise become a totally various player-and unfortunately too.

Playing versus Timo Boll is one of the most difficult jobs in European table tennis. Videotaped European champion Boll had actually gone right into German battle as a clear favorite.