João Monteiro

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João Pedro Andrade Selgas Monteiro (born 29 August 1983 in Lisboa)[1] is a Portuguese table tennis player. At the 2015 European Championships, he won the Gold Medal in the Doubles competition. He also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's singles, but was defeated in the second round.[2] This was a round further than he managed at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[3]

João Monteiro practices at the Werner Schlager Academy in Schwechat, Austria since the opening in 2011.

Personal life[edit]

In July 2013, Monteiro married Romanian table tennis player Daniela Dodean.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ London2012.com Archived 2012-08-27 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Joao Monteiro". BBC Sport. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "João Monteiro". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2015-06-24. 
  4. ^ "João Monteiro casa-se a 7 de julho". Record (in Portuguese). 23 June 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013.