Jean-Phillippe Gatien

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Jean-Phillippe Gatien

GATIEN, Jean-Philippe (FRA)

Born: 16/10/1968 in Ales/FRA

Olympic Games: Participation in 1988 – 2000

Born in Ales; “Philou” set new standards for France. Left handed, playing close to the table, fast attacking forehand top spin strokes proved time and again the major ingredient for success. He is the only Frenchman to win the Men’s Singles title at World Championships.

Achievements / Olympic Games:
1992 Silver medal in Men’s Singles
2000 Bronze medal in Men’s Doubles (with Patrick Chila/FRA)

Achievements / World Championships:
1993 World Champion in Men’s Singles
1997 Vice World Champion in Men’s Teams

Achievements / European Championships:
1990 European Champion in Mixed Doubles ( with Xiaoming Wang-Drechou/FRA)
1994 European Champion in Men’s Teams
1998 European Champion in Men’s Teams
2000 European Champion in Men’s Doubles (with Patrick Chila/FRA)
1986 Vice European Champion in Men’s Teams
1992 Vice European Champion in Mixed Doubles (with Xiaoming Wang-Drechou/FRA)
1996 Vice European Champion in Men’s Teams

World Cup: Winner in 1994 (Taipei/TPE), 2nd place in 1991 (Kuala Lumpur/MAS)

Europe TOP 12: Winner in 1997

Mediterranean Games: Winner in 1991 + 1993.

Europe – Club – Cup:
1st place in 1990 with UTT Levallois/FRA:
Team: JP Gatien, Jacques Secretin, Lo Chuen-Tsung
1st place in 1995 with UTT Levallois/FRA:
Team: JP Gatien, Patrick Chila, Christophe Legout

ETTU – Cup:
1st place in 1988 with UTT Levallois/FRA:
Team: JP Gatien, Jacques Secretin, Lo Chuen-Tsung
1st place in 2004 with UTT Levallois/FRA:
Team: JP Gatien, Damien Eloi, Christophe Legout

International Championships:
1st place in Men‘ Singles:
Germany: 1990
England: 1992

French National Championships:
1st place in Men’s Singles: 1988 / 1989 / 1991 – 1997 / 1999 – 2002
1st place in Men’s Doubles: 1987 / 1988 / 1992 / 1994 / 1995 / 1999 / 2001, 2003
1st place in Mixed Doubles: 1988 / 1989

Best ranking:
ITTF: 1st place in 1993

Skills

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July 9, 2015