Alexander Shibaev (table tennis)

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Alexander Shibaev
Alexander Shibayev.jpg
Personal information
Nationality  Russia
Born (1990-09-09) 9 September 1990 (age 27)
Yaroslavl, Yaroslavl AO, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Playing style Right-handed, shakehand grip, blade Stiga Clipper Wood and rubbers Tenergy 05.
Highest ranking 21 (June 2016)[1]
Current ranking 23 (August 2016)
Club UMMC (Russia)[2]
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)[3]
Weight 77 kg (170 lb; 12.1 st)[3]

Alexander Igorevich Shibaev (Russian: Александр Игоревич Шибаев; born 9 September 1990 in Yaroslavl) is a Russian table tennis player.[3][4] He won the doubles crown with Alexey Smirnov at the 2010 Slovenian Open.[5] In 2011, he won a silver medal with Kirill Skachkov in the double event at the European Championships.[6]

His first appearance in a singles final on the ITTF World Tour was at the 2011 Polish Open.[7] In 2012, he made it to the semifinals at the Japan Open by defeating Seiya Kishikawa, Koki Niwa and Joo Se-Hyuk consecutively.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World ranking Record for SHIBAEV Alexander (RUS)". ittf.com. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "2011 ECL Men's Teams" (DOC). European Table Tennis Union. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "SHIBAEV Alexander". ittf.com. Retrieved 18 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Combined Team (juniors/boys)". The Table Tennis Federation of Russia. Archived from the original on 16 April 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "The Greatest! In Velenje Russian Pair Inflict Knock-Out to Qualify for Title". ittf.com. 23 January 2010. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "SHIBAEV Alexander (RUS)". ittf.com. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Lee Sang Su Overcomes Alexander Shibaev to Secure Polish Open Crown". ittf.com. 20 March 2011. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Spanish Verdict Overturned, Alexander Shibaev Causes Quarter-Final Upset". ittf.com. 9 June 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2012.