|Full name||Jacques Secrétin|
Table tennis career
Born in a mining region of northern France, he comes from a family of table tennis champions. Lefthanded, he began competing at age of eight. 26-year career, he was with Jean-Philippe Gatien, one of the most successful table tennis players of France, world champion mixed doubles in 1977 with Claude Bergeret, 3 times bronze medal in men's doubles, quadruple European champion (including a single in 1976 against the Soviet Anatoly Strokatov final and doubles with Patrick Birocheau), 61 times champions of France (17 times in men's singles, 10 times in men's doubles, mixed doubles 11 times, 6 times with Claude Bergeret and 4 times with Martine Le Bras, 23 times by teams).
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