Richard Bergmann

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Richard Bergmann
Richard Bergmann 1950.jpg
Richard Bergmann in 1950
Personal information
Nationality  England  Austria
Born 10 April 1919
Vienna, Austria
Died 5 April 1970 (aged 50)[1]
London Borough of Wandsworth, UK

Richard Bergmann (10 April 1919 – 5 April 1970) was an Austrian and British table tennis player. Winner of seven World Championships, including four Singles, one Men's Doubles, two Team's titles and 22 medals in total.[2]


Bergmann was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1982,[3] and into the International Table Tennis Foundation Hall of Fame in 1993 as one of twelve founding members.[4] Since 1967, the Richard Bergmann Fair Play Trophy is contested at the Liebherr World Championships.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Vladimir Samsonov Receives Swaythling Club Fair Play Award in Paris. 21 May 2013
  2. ^ "BERGMANN Richard (ENG)". Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Richard Bergmann". International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  4. ^ "ITTF Hall of Fame" (PDF). ITTF. Retrieved 29 July 2010.