Jean-Michel Saive


SAIVE, Jean-Michel (BEL

Born: 17/11/1969 in Liege/BEL

World Championships silver medallist in Men’s Singles in 1993 and in Men’s Teams in 2001. European Champion in Men’s Singles in 1993, silver medallist in Men’s Singles in 1995 and 2005 and in Mixed Doubles in 2005 (with Gabriella WIRTH/HUN)
7 times Olympic Games participant
World Cup: Winner in 1994
Europe TOP 12 Winner in 1994
Belgian National Championships: over 50 gold medals

No player has lifted the fortunes of a nation more than Jean-Michel Saive; on his debut at the World Championships in 1983 in Tokyo, Belgium finished in 34th place; in 2001 in Tokyo they were the runners up. The progress of Belgium is the career of Jean-Michel Saive.
In 1993 he became the first non-Chinese player to win the Men’s Singles title at the China Open


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October 17, 2016