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European Championships 2016
Men's Doubles

The 2016 European Championships were held in Budapest, Hungary from 18-23 October. Get all the details and results for the Men's Doubles here...

Logo for European Table Tennis Championships 2016

Hungary won the right to host the European Championships in 2016 following their successful bid to the European Table Tennis Union.

But it was in 1958, in Hungary, that the European Championships first took place and you can read all about the history of the championships, and get previous results, here.

Initially the Championships were a biennial event, taking place in even numbered years, but now it's held annually during September/October.

European Championships 2016

For more information about each event, click on these links...

Men's Singles   Women's Singles
Men's Doubles   Women's Doubles
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Venue and Equipment

The 2016 European Championships were played at Tuskecsarnok, Magyar tudosokkorutja 7, H-1117 Budapest, Hungary.

Venue for 2016 European Championships

The equipment used was...

  • Tables: Joola 3000SC (blue)
  • Nets: Joola WM ULTRA
  • Balls: Nittaku 40+ (white)
  • Flooring: Gerflor-Taraflex (red)

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Format and draw for the Men's Doubles

Logo for European Table Tennis Championships 2016

The maximum entry for each Association was 4 players for men's doubles, but doubles pairs could be formed by players from different Associations.

There were a maximum of 32 places in the first round proper for the men's doubles.

16 seeded pairs were directly placed in the first round proper whilst all remaining pairs play in a knockout qualification stage.

The main event was played as a knock-out competition.

Matches in the qualification stage were the best of 5 games whilst matches in the main event were the best of 7 games.

The draw took place on Sunday 16th October 2016.


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Defending champions

The Men's Doubles were last held in 2015 in Ekaterinburg, Russia and the winners were Stefan FEGERL (Austria) and Joao MONTEIRO (Portugal), and the runners-up were Robert Gardos (Austria) and Daniel Habesohn (Austria).


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2016 Men's Doubles Results

Round One

Thursday 20 October 2016

(Seeding) Names (Association) Result (Seeding) Names (Association)
1 Stefan FEGERL (Austria)
   Joao MONTEIRO (Portugal)
4-1 Rajko GOMMERS (Netherlands)
Ewout OOSTWOUDER (Netherlands)
9 Tamas LAKATOS (Hungary)
   Adam SZUDI (Hungary)
4-2 Petyo KRASTEV (Bulgaria)
Alexander VALUCH (Slovak Republic)
Pavel PLATONOV (Belarus)
Vladimir SAMSONOV (Belarus)
4-3 15 Alexander SHIBAEV (Russia)
   Kirill SKACHKOV (Russia)
7 Patrick FRANZISKA (Germany)
   Jonathan GROTH (Denmark)
4-1 Marc DURAN (Spain)
Benedek OLAH (Finland)
Panagiotis GIONIS (Greece)
WANG Yang (Slovak Republic)
4-2 5 Robin DEVOS (Belgium)
   Cedric NUYTINCK (Belgium)
12 Tristan FLORE (France)
   Emmanuel LEBESSON (France)
4-2 Tomasz LEWANDOWSKI (Poland)
Patryk ZATOWKA (Poland)
KOU Lei (Ukraine)
LI Ahmet (Turkey)
4-0 10 Tomas KONECNY (Czech Republic)
   Dmitrij PROKOPCOV (Czech Republic)
4 Kristian KARLSSON (Sweden)
   Mattias KARLSSON (Sweden)
4-2 Jesus CANTERO (Spain)
Carlos MACHADO (Spain)
 
3 Alexey LIVENTSOV (Russia)
   Mikhail PAIKOV (Russia)
4-2 Tomislav KOLAREK (Croatia)
Tomislav PUCAR (Croatia)
11 Marko JEVTOVIC (Serbia)
   Zsolt PETO (Serbia)
4-0 Frane KOJIC (Croatia)
Alvaro ROBLES (Spain)
13 Paul DRINKHALL (England)
    Liam PITCHFORD (England)
4-2 Nandor ECSEKI (Hungary)
Bence MAJOROS (Hungary)
6 Jakub DYJAS (Poland)
   Daniel GORAK (Poland)
4-1 Hunor SZOCS (Romania)
Samuel WALKER (England)
8 Aleksandar KARAKASEVIC (Serbia)
   Bojan TOKIC (Slovenia)
4-3 Teodor ALEXANDROV (Bulgaria)
Denislav KODJABASHEV (Bulgaria)
14 Tiago APOLONIA (Portugal)
    Joao GERALDO (Portugal)
4-3 Yevhen PRYSHCHEPA (Ukraine)
Viktor YEFIMOV (Ukraine)
Benedikt DUDA (Germany)
Steffen MENGEL (Germany)
4-0 16 Benjamin BROSSIER (France)
   Simon GAUZY (France)
Par GERELL (Sweden)
Anton KALLBERG (Sweden)
4-2 2 Robert GARDOS (Austria)
   Daniel HABESOHN (Austria)

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Round Two

Friday 21 October 2016

(Seeding) Names (Association) Result (Seeding) Names (Association)
1 Stefan FEGERL (Austria)
   Joao MONTEIRO (Portugal)
4-2 9 Tamas LAKATOS (Hungary)
   Adam SZUDI (Hungary)
7 Patrick FRANZISKA (Germany)
   Jonathan GROTH (Denmark)
4-0 Pavel PLATONOV (Belarus)
Vladimir SAMSONOV (Belarus)
12 Tristan FLORE (France)
   Emmanuel LEBESSON (France)
4-2 Panagiotis GIONIS (Greece)
WANG Yang (Slovak Republic)
4 Kristian KARLSSON (Sweden)
   Mattias KARLSSON (Sweden)
4-0 KOU Lei (Ukraine)
LI Ahmet (Turkey)
 
3 Alexey LIVENTSOV (Russia)
   Mikhail PAIKOV (Russia)
4-2 11 Marko JEVTOVIC (Serbia)
   Zsolt PETO (Serbia)
6 Jakub DYJAS (Poland)
   Daniel GORAK (Poland)
4-2 13 Paul DRINKHALL (England)
    Liam PITCHFORD (England)
14 Tiago APOLONIA (Portugal)
    Joao GERALDO (Portugal)
4-3 8 Aleksandar KARAKASEVIC (Serbia)
   Bojan TOKIC (Slovenia)
Par GERELL (Sweden)
Anton KALLBERG (Sweden)
4-0 Benedikt DUDA (Germany)
Steffen MENGEL (Germany)

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Quarter Finals

Saturday 22 October 2016

(Seeding) Names (Association) Result (Seeding) Names (Association)
7 Patrick FRANZISKA (Germany)
   Jonathan GROTH (Denmark)
   11-6, 12-10, 9-11, 11-3, 14-16, 8-11, 11-8
4-3 1 Stefan FEGERL (Austria)
   Joao MONTEIRO (Portugal)
4 Kristian KARLSSON (Sweden)
   Mattias KARLSSON (Sweden)
   4-11, 11-6, 12-14, 11-4, 11-4, 11-2
4-2 12 Tristan FLORE (France)
   Emmanuel LEBESSON (France)
 
6 Jakub DYJAS (Poland)
   Daniel GORAK (Poland)
   11-9, 11-9, 11-7, 11-9
4-0 3 Alexey LIVENTSOV (Russia)
   Mikhail PAIKOV (Russia)
14 Tiago APOLONIA (Portugal)
    Joao GERALDO (Portugal)
   12-10, 11-5, 11-3, 11-8
4-0 Par GERELL (Sweden)
Anton KALLBERG (Sweden)

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Semi Finals

Saturday 22 October 2016

(Seeding) Names (Association) Result (Seeding) Names (Association)
7 Patrick FRANZISKA (Germany)
   Jonathan GROTH (Denmark)
4-1 4 Kristian KARLSSON (Sweden)
   Mattias KARLSSON (Sweden)
11-4, 11-6, 11-6, 11-13, 13-11
 
6 Jakub DYJAS (Poland)
   Daniel GORAK (Poland)
4-2 14 Tiago APOLONIA (Portugal)
    Joao GERALDO (Portugal)
11-9, 12-10, 9-11, 7-11, 11-6, 11-9

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Final

Sunday 23 October 2016

(Seeding) Names (Association) Result (Seeding) Names (Association)
7 Patrick FRANZISKA (Germany)
   Jonathan GROTH (Denmark)
4-2 6 Jakub DYJAS (Poland)
   Daniel GORAK (Poland)
4-11, 11-4, 11-5, 7-11, 11-7, 12-10

2016 European Championships

Men's Doubles

GOLD MEDAL WINNERS

Patrick Franziska (Germany) and Jonathan Groth (Denmark)

SILVER MEDAL WINNERS

Jakub Dyjas and Daniel Gorak (Poland)

BRONZE MEDAL WINNERS

Tiago Apolonia and Joao Geraldo (Portugal)
Kristian Karlsson and Mattias Karlsson (Sweden)

 

2016 European Championships Men's Doubles - Celebrating the winning point Men's Doubles - Celebrating the winning point

 

2016 European Championships Men's Doubles silver medallists - Daniel Gorak and Jakub Dyjas Men's Doubles silver medallists - Daniel Gorak and Jakub Dyjas

 

2016 European Championships Men's Doubles medallists Men's Doubles medallists

 

2016 European Championships Men's Doubles winners - Patrick Franziska and Jonathan Groth Men's Doubles gold medallists - Patrick Franziska and Jonathan Groth

 

2016 European Championships Men's Doubles silver medallists - Jakub Dyjas and Daniel Gorak Men's Doubles silver medallists - Jakub Dyjas and Daniel Gorak

 


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