Andrzej Grubba

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Andrzej Grubba

GRUBBA, Andrzej (POL)

Born: 14/05/1958 in Brzezno/POL
Deceased: 21/07/2005 in Sopot/POL

Olympic Games: Participation in 1988 – 1996.

A player with quite remarkable ability, the expansive backhand the trademark; Andrzej Grubba was the player to entertain, his ability to change hands and execute a powerful top spin left handed thrilled crowds worldwide. In 1990 he was voted the Polish athlete of the decade.

Achievements / World Championships:
1989 3rd place in Men’s Singles
1987 3rd place in Men’s Doubles (with Leszek Kucharski/POL)
1985 3rd place in Men‘ Teams

Achievements / European Championships:
1982 European Champion in Mixed Doubles (with Bettine Vriesekoop/NED)
1996 Vice European Champion in Men’s Doubles (with Lucjan Blaszczyk/POL)
1990 Vice European Champion in Men‘ Singles
1988 Vice European Champion in Mixed Doubles (with Bettine Vriesekoop/NED)
1984 Vice European Champion in Men’s Teams
1984 Vice European Champion in Men’s Singles

World Cup: Winner in 1988 (Guangzhou/CHN), 2nd in 1985 (Foshan/CHN) and 2nd in 1989 (Nairobi/KEN)

Europe TOP 12: Winner in 1985

International Championships:
1st place in Men’s Singles:
Sweden: 1985 / 1993
Romania: 1983
Italy: 1981
Germany: 1984 / 1988
France: 1990

Europe – Club – Cup:
1st place in 1985 with AZS Gdansk/POL:
Team: A. Grubba, Leszek Kucharski, Andrzej Jakubowicz
1st place in 1987 with TTC Zugbrücke Genzau/FRG:
Team: A. Grubba, Engelbert Hüging, Georg-Zsolt Böhm

Polish National Championships:
1st place in Men’s Singles: 1979 / 1981 – 1986, 1988 – 1992
1st place in Men’s Doubles: 1979 – 1981, 1984 / 1986, 1988 – 1990
1st place in Mixed Doubles: 1982, 1985 – 1988

Best ranking:
ITTF: 4th place in 1985.

Skills

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July 9, 2015