Aleksandar Karakašević

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Aleksandar Karakašević
Full nameAleksandar Karakašević
Nationality Yugoslavia
 Serbia and Montenegro
Born (1975-12-09) December 9, 1975 (age 43)
Zemun, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia
Playing styleLeft-handed, All round player
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)

Aleksandar Karakašević (Serbian Cyrillic: Александар Каракашевић; born December 9, 1975) is a Serbian table tennis player. His incredible feeling and powerful backhand has helped him win against some of the top players in the world. He won a bronze medal on 2011 European Championship. One of his greatest result achieved in USA is his victory at the US Open Championship, July 2007, where he established himself as a world class athlete, winning the tournament title for the 3rd time by defeating Kurashima Yosuke from Japan with the result of 4:0.[1]

His father, Milivoj Karakašević was a renowned Yugoslav table tennis player.

Career Highlights and Accomplishments[edit]

  • Bronze medal on European Championship – Singles
  • European Champion – Mixed Doubles (four times)
  • US Open Champion – Singles (three times)
  • US Open Champion – Doubles
  • Second place in Europe – Mixed Doubles
  • Third place on Pro-Tour final – Men’s Doubles- (twice)
  • German Open Champion – Men’s Doubles
  • Brazilian Open Champion – Doubles
  • Brazilian Open Champion – Teams
  • Mediterranean games Champion – Men’s Doubles
  • Second place on Mediterranean games – Doubles (twice)
  • Second place – Netherlands Open – Men’s Doubles
  • Third place – Qatar Open – Men’s Doubles (twice)
  • Balkan Champion (six times)
  • Second finisher on European Trials for the Olympic games
  • Third place in Junior Europeans (four times)
  • Yugoslavian Champion – Singles (three times)
  • Yugoslavian Champion – Men’s Doubles (five times)
  • Yugoslavian Champion – Mixed Doubles (five times)
  • Yugoslavian Champion – Teams (four times)


  • TTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen
  • STK Partizan
  • STK Unirea Uzdin
  • SV Plüderhausen
  • STK Crvena Zvezda
  • UCAM Cartagena TM


External links[edit]

  • Aleksandar KARAKASEVIC at the International Table Tennis Federation
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  • Aleksandar Karakasevic at the International Olympic Committee
  • Aleksandar Karakašević at Olympics at (archive)