Jörg Roßkopf 2012
|Full name||Jorg Rosskopf|
May 22, 1969 |
Dieburg, Hessen, Germany
Jörg Roßkopf (born May 25, 1969 in Dieburg, Hesse) is a German international table tennis player. He won the title in men's doubles at the 1989 World Championships and the silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona together with Steffen Fetzner. In singles competition, he won the bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta and the title of World Cup 1998.
He is one of seven table tennis players to have competed at the first five Olympics since the sport was introduced to the Games in 1988. The others are Swede Jörgen Persson, Croatian Zoran Primorac, Belgian Jean-Michel Saive, Hungarian Csilla Bátorfi, Serbian-American Ilija Lupulesku, and Swede Jan-Ove Waldner.
After his retirement in 2010, Rosskopf is currently the men's national coach for Germany.
Outstanding career stages
- 1998 - European Champion doubles Eindhoven
- 1998 - Winner of the World Cup singles Shantou
- 1996 - 3rd singles Olympic Games Atlanta
- 1992 - European Champion singles Stuttgart
- 1992 - 2nd doubles Olympic Games Barcelona
- 1989 - World Champion doubles with Steffen Fetzner Dortmund
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- Interview with Waldner
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