European Championships 2020
Men's Doubles

The 2020 European Championships were held in Warsaw, Poland from 22-27 June 2021. Get all the details and results for the Men's Doubles here...

 By Martin Hughes
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Due to the Covid 19 world wide pandemic, the 2020 European Championships were not held until 22-27 June 2021.

The Championships were held in Warsaw, Poland at the Centralny Osrodek Sportu Torwar where they staged men's singles, men's doubles, women's singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles events.

You can follow the links below to get more information about each event, together with the results.

The first European Championships took place in 1958 in Hungary, 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 usually held annually during September/October.

European Championships 2020

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

Men's Singles   Women's Singles
Men's Doubles   Women's Doubles
Mixed Doubles

 


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Venue and Equipment

The 2020 European Championships were played at the Centralny Osrodek Sportu Torwar.

The equipment being used was...

  • Tables: Tibhar Smash 28/R (blue)
  • Nets: Tibhar
  • Balls: Nittaku NSD 40+***
  • Flooring: Taraflex Table Tennis 3.7 (framboise)

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Format and draw for the Men's Doubles

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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 46 pairs in the men's doubles.

16 seeded pairs were directly placed in the first round proper with the remaining 30 pairs playing in a qualification stage.

The 2 best ranked pairs will be directly qualified for the main draw, with the remaining 28 pairs playing 14 Preliminary round 1 matches. Winners of these matches will qualify for the Main draw.

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 20th June 2021.


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Defending champions

The Men's Doubles were last held in 2018 in Alicante, Spain and the winners were Daniel Habesohn and Robert Gardos (Austria), and the runners-up were Kristian Karlsson and Mattias Falck (Sweden).


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2020 Men's Doubles Results

Round One (Last 32)

Thursday 24 June 2021

(Seeding) Names (Association) Result (Seeding) Names (Association)
(1) DUDA, Benedikt GER
QIU, Dang GER
3-1 (31) PUTUNTICA, Andrei MDA
LEVAJAC, Dimitrije SRB
(13) OLAH, Benedek FIN
NAUMI, Alex FIN
3-1 (21) PRYSHCHEPA, Yevhen UKR
YEFIMOV, Viktor UKR
(18) KATSMAN, Lev RUS
GREBNEV, Maksim RUS
3-1 (11) PETO, Zsolt SRB
JEVTOVIC, Marko SRB
(7) FALCK, Mattias SWE
KARLSSON, Kristian SWE
3-0 (40=) REINHOLDS, Arturs LAT
VAINULA, Vallot EST
 
(5) GARDOS, Robert AUT
HABESOHN, Daniel AUT
3-1 (24) LAKATOS, Tamas HUN
RASMUSSEN, Tobias DEN
(15) STOYANOV, Niagol ITA
BOBOCICA, Mihai ITA
3-2 (23) LEBESSON, Emmanuel FRA
CASSIN, Alexandre FRA
(9) GERALDO, Joao POR
CARVALHO, Diogo POR
3-1 (25) BADOWSKI, Marek POL
DEVOS, Robin BEL
(3) SZUDI, Adam HUN
ECSEKI, Nandor HUN
3-1 (16=) GLOD, Eric LUX
MLADENOVIC, Luka LUX
 
(4) LAMBIET, Florent BEL
ALLEGRO, Martin BEL
3-0 (28) PLATONOV, Pavel BLR
SHAMRUK, Gleb BLR
(12) SKACHKOV, Kirill RUS
SIDORENKO, Vladimir RUS
3-1 (27) SZOCS, Hunor ROU
SIPOS, Rares ROU
(10) SIRUCEK, Pavel CZE
POLANSKY, Tomas CZE
3-1 (19) GUNDUZ, Ibrahim TUR
YIGENLER, Abdullah TUR
(6) DYJAS, Jakub POL
NUYTINCK, Cedric BEL
3-0 (26) AKKUZU, Can FRA
LANDRIEU, Andrea FRA
 
(8) APOLONIA, Tiago POR
MONTEIRO, Joao POR
3-1 (22) PISTEJ, Lubomir SVK
IONESCU, Ovidiu ROU
(14) KULCZYCKI, Samuel POL
KUBIK, Maciej POL
3-0 (29) ZELJKO, Filip CRO
WALKER, Samuel ENG
(16=) PERSSON, Jon SWE
KALLBERG, Anton SWE
3-1 (30) KHANIN, Aleksandr BLR
RUKLETSOV, Vladislav BLR
(32) JORGIC, Darko SLO
PUCAR, Tomislav CRO
3-2 (2) BOLL, Timo GER
FRANZISKA, Patrick GER

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Round Two (Last 16)

Friday 25 June 2021

(Seeding) Names (Association) Result (Seeding) Names (Association)
(1) DUDA, Benedikt GER
QIU, Dang GER
3-0 (13) OLAH, Benedek FIN
NAUMI, Alex FIN
(18) KATSMAN, Lev RUS
GREBNEV, Maksim RUS
3-2 (7) FALCK, Mattias SWE
KARLSSON, Kristian SWE
 
(5) GARDOS, Robert AUT
HABESOHN, Daniel AUT
3-1 (15) STOYANOV, Niagol ITA
BOBOCICA, Mihai ITA
(3) SZUDI, Adam HUN
ECSEKI, Nandor HUN
3-1 (9) GERALDO, Joao POR
CARVALHO, Diogo POR
 
(12) SKACHKOV, Kirill RUS
SIDORENKO, Vladimir RUS
3-0 (4) LAMBIET, Florent BEL
ALLEGRO, Martin BEL
(6) DYJAS, Jakub POL
NUYTINCK, Cedric BEL
3-1 (10) SIRUCEK, Pavel CZE
POLANSKY, Tomas CZE
 
(8) APOLONIA, Tiago POR
MONTEIRO, Joao POR
3-0 (14) KULCZYCKI, Samuel POL
KUBIK, Maciej POL
(32) JORGIC, Darko SLO
PUCAR, Tomislav CRO
3-1 (16=) PERSSON, Jon SWE
KALLBERG, Anton SWE

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Quarter Finals

Saturday 26 June 2021

(Seeding) Names (Association) Result (Seeding) Names (Association)
(18) KATSMAN, Lev RUS
GREBNEV, Maksim RUS
3-1 (1) DUDA, Benedikt GER
QIU, Dang GER
(3) SZUDI, Adam HUN
ECSEKI, Nandor HUN
3-0 (5) GARDOS, Robert AUT
HABESOHN, Daniel AUT
 
(6) DYJAS, Jakub POL
NUYTINCK, Cedric BEL
3-2 (12) SKACHKOV, Kirill RUS
SIDORENKO, Vladimir RUS
(8) APOLONIA, Tiago POR
MONTEIRO, Joao POR
3-1 (32) JORGIC, Darko SLO
PUCAR, Tomislav CRO

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Semi Finals

Saturday 26 June 2021

(Seeding) Names (Association) Result (Seeding) Names (Association)
(18) KATSMAN, Lev RUS
GREBNEV, Maksim RUS
3-2 (3) SZUDI, Adam HUN
ECSEKI, Nandor HUN
9-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-7, 11-7
   
(6) DYJAS, Jakub POL
NUYTINCK, Cedric BEL
3-0 (8) APOLONIA, Tiago POR
MONTEIRO, Joao POR
11-8, 11-6, 11-5

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Final

Sunday 27 June 2021

(Seeding) Names (Association) Result (Seeding) Names (Association)
(18) KATSMAN, Lev RUS
GREBNEV, Maksim RUS
3-1 (6) DYJAS, Jakub POL
NUYTINCK, Cedric BEL
12-10, 11-8, 8-11, 11-7

2020 European Championships

Men's Doubles

GOLD MEDAL WINNERS

Lev KATSMAN and Maksim GREBNEV (Russia)

SILVER MEDAL WINNERS

Jakub DYJAS (Poland) and Cedric NUYTINCK (Belgium)

BRONZE MEDAL WINNERS

Adam SZUDI and Nandor ECSEKI (Hungary)
Tiago APOLONIA and Joao MONTEIRO (Portugal)

 

2020 European Championships Men's Doubles gold medallists - Lev Katsman and Maksim Grebnev (Russia) Men's Doubles gold medallists - Lev Katsman and Maksim Grebnev (Russia)

 

2020 European Championships Men's Doubles silver medallists - Cedric Nuytinck (Belgium) and Jakub Dyjas (Poland) Men's Doubles silver medallists - Cedric Nuytinck (Belgium) and Jakub Dyjas (Poland)

 


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