João Monteiro

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João Monteiro
Full nameJoão Pedro Andrade Selgas Monteiro
NationalityPortuguese
Born (1983-08-29) 29 August 1983 (age 36)
Lisbon, Portugal
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)

João Pedro Andrade Selgas Monteiro (born 29 August 1983)[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 27 August 2012 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 24 June 2015.
  4. ^ "João Monteiro casa-se a 7 de julho". Record (in Portuguese). 23 June 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2013.

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