Mikael Appelgren

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Mikael Appelgren

APPELGREN, Mikael (SWE)

Born: 15/10/1961 in Stockholm/SWE

Olympic Games: Participation in 1988 / 1992

Born in Stockholm, started to practice seriously when 12, earlier played with friends only. A player with a quite incredible feeling for a table tennis ball; he became renowned for his consistent top spin play from half-distance, being able to return the ball when away from the table with remarkable accuracy.

Achievements / World Championships:
1985 World Champion in Men’s Doubles (with Ulf Carlsson/SWE)
1989 World Champion in Men’s Teams
1991 World Champion in Men‘s Teams
1993 World Champion in Men’s Teams
1983 Vice World Champion in Men’s Teams
1985 Vice World Champion in Men‘s Teams
1987 Vice World Champion in Men’s Teams
1995 Vice World Champion in Men’s Teams

Achievements / European Championships:
1980 European Champion in Men’s Teams
1982 European Champion in Men’s Singles
1986 European Champion in Men’s Teams
1988 European Champion in Men’s Teams
1988 European Champion in Men’s Doubles (with Jan-Ove Waldner/SWE)
1988 European Champion in Men’s Singles
1990 European Champion in Men’s Teams
1990 European Champion in Men‘s Singles
1992 European Champion in Men’s Teams

Europe TOP 12: Winner in 1982 / 1990.

World Cup: 1st place in Men‘ Singles in 1983 (Barbados) and 1st place in Men’s Teams in 1990 (Chiba-City/JPN).

International Championships:
1st place in Men’s Singles:
USA: 1987
SOC: 1991

Europe – Club – Cup :
1st place in 1982 / 1983 with SSV Heinzelmann Reutlingen/FRG:
Team: M. Appelgren, Peter Stellwag, Ulf Thorsell, Reinhard Sefried

Swedish National Championships:
1st place in Men’s Singles: 1992 / 1993
1st place in Men’s Doubles:
1987 with Ulf Carlsson
1992 with Jan-Ove Waldner
1994 with Jan-Ove Waldner
2001 with Fredrik Håkansson

Skills

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July 9, 2015