2008 Olympic Games
Men's Singles Results

The men's singles events at the Olympic Games. Check out the results...

 By Martin Hughes
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The 2008 Olympic Games table tennis singles events took place from 19-23 August 2008. Here are the results for the men's singles...

 

 

Men's Team Event results here

Women's Team Event results here

Women's Singles Event results here

 

 


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Mens Singles

Preliminary Round
Tuesday 19 August 2008

Winner Result Loser
CARNEROS Alfredo (ESP) 4-2 MASSAAD Adel (EGY)
DOAN Kien Quoc (VIE) 4-0 ZALCBERG David (AUS)
TSUBOI Gustavo (BRA) 4-3 PETER-PAUL Pradeeban (CAN)
LASHIN El-Sayed (EGY) 4-2 TABACHNIK Pablo (ARG)
ZENG Cem (TUR) 4-2 MEROTOHUN Monday (NGR)
SAKA Suraju (CGO) 4-1 KOU Lei (UKR)
HENZELL William (AUS) 4-1 KHOURTA Idir (ALG)
ZHANG Peng (CAN) 4-0 ST LOUIS Dexter (TRI)
JANG Song Man (PRK) 4-0 AGUIRRE Marcelo (PAR)
KIM Hyok Bong (PRK) 4-2 AL-HASAN Ibrahim (KUW)
TORIOLA Segun (NGR) 4-3 ZHUANG David (USA)
ALI SALEH Ahmed (EGY) 4-1 DAVIS Kyle (AUS)
BOBOCICA Mihai (ITA) 4-2 NOROUZI Afshin (IRI)

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First Round
Tuesday 19 August 2008

Winner Result Loser
ACHANTA Sharath Kamal (IND) 4-2 CARNEROS Alfredo (ESP)
DOAN Kien Quoc (VIE) 4-2 LEGOUT Christophe (FRA)
LIN Ju (DOM) 4-1 APOLONIA Tiago (POR)
GIONIS Panagiotis (GRE) 4-0 TSUBOI Gustavo (BRA)
FREITAS Marcos (POR) 4-1 LASHIN El-Sayed (EGY)
GARDOS Robert (AUT) 4-3 RI Chol Guk (PRK)
KARAKASEVIC Aleksandar (SRB) 4-1 ZENG Cem (TUR)
JAKAB Janos (HUN) 4-3 CHILA Patrick (FRA)
BLASZCZYK Lucjan (POL) 4-0 SAKA Suraju (CGO)
HENZELL William (AUS) 4-2 LUNDQVIST Jens (SWE)
KISHIKAWA Seiya (JPN) 4-2 ZHANG Peng (CAN)
JANG Song Man (PRK) 4-2 LIU Song (ARG)
KIM Hyok Bong (PRK) 4-1 MONTEIRO Thiago (BRA)
TORIOLA Segun (NGR) 4-3 MONTEIRO Joao (POR)
ELOI Damien (FRA) 4-3 ALI SALEH Ahmed (EGY)
BOBOCICA Mihai (ITA) 4-1 KUZMIN Fedor (RUS)

 


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Second Round
Wednesday 20 August 2008

Winner Result Loser
CHEN Weixing (AUT) 4-1 ACHANTA Sharath Kamal (IND)
SMIRNOV Alexei (RUS) 4-1 DOAN Kien Quoc (VIE)
CRISAN Adrian (ROU) 4-1 LIN Ju (DOM)
KO Lai Chak (HKG) 4-3 GIONIS Panagiotis (GRE)
YANG Zi (SIN) 4-2 FREITAS Marcos (POR)
PRIMORAC Zoran (HRV) 4-2 GARDOS Robert (AUT)
PERSSON Jorgen (SWE) 4-2 KARAKASEVIC Aleksandar (SRB)
SUSS Christian (GER) 4-1 JAKAB Janos (HUN)
BLASZCZYK Lucjan (POL) 4-2 KORBEL Petr (CZE)
YOON Jae Young (KOR) 4-3 HENZELL William (AUS)
TAN Ruiwu (HRV) 4-1 KISHIKAWA Seiya (JPN)
JANG Song Man (PRK) 4-2 HE Zhi Wen (ESP)
KIM Hyok Bong (PRK) 4-2 CHIANG Peng-Lung (TPE)
TORIOLA Segun (NGR) 4-2 SAIVE Jean-Michel (BEL)
MIZUTANI Jun (JPN) 4-3 ELOI Damien (FRA)
TOKIC Bojan (SVN) 4-3 BOBOCICA Mihai (ITA)

 


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Third Round (seeded players enter)
Thursday 21 August 2008

Winner Result Loser
WANG Hao (CHN) 4-0 CHEN Weixing (AUT)
KAN Yo (JPN) 4-1 SMIRNOV Alexei (RUS)
OVTCHAROV Dimitrij (GER) 4-3 CRISAN Adrian (ROU)
KO Lai Chak (HKG) 4-2 RYU Seung Min (KOR)
YANG Zi (SIN) 4-3 CHUAN Chih-Yuan (TPE)
PRIMORAC Zoran (HRV) 4-2 MAZE Michael (DEN)
PERSSON Jorgen (SWE) 4-1 CHEUNG Yuk (HKG)
SAMSONOV Vladimir (BLR) 4-0 SUSS Christian (GER)
WANG Liqin (CHN) 4-0 BLASZCZYK Lucjan (POL)
SCHLAGER Werner (AUT) 4-3 YOON Jae Young (KOR)
TAN Ruiwu (HRV) 4-0 GAO Ning (SIN)
LI Ching (HKG) 4-1 JANG Song Man (PRK)
BOLL Timo (GER) 4-1 KIM Hyok Bong (PRK)
OH Sang Eun (KOR) 4-3 TORIOLA Segun (NGR)
KREANGA Kalinikos (GRE) 4-1 MIZUTANI Jun (JPN)
MA Lin (CHN) 4-1 TOKIC Bojan (SVN)

 


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Fourth Round
Thursday 21 August 2008

Winner Result Loser
WANG Hao (CHN) 4-1 KAN Yo (JPN)
KO Lai Chak (HKG) 4-1 OVTCHAROV Dimitrij (GER)
PRIMORAC Zoran (HRV) 4-2 YANG Zi (SIN)
PERSSON Jorgen (SWE) 4-3 SAMSONOV Vladimir (BLR)
WANG Liqin (CHN) 4-0 SCHLAGER Werner (AUT)
TAN Ruiwu (HRV) 4-2 LI Ching (HKG)
OH Sang Eun (KOR) 4-1 BOLL Timo (GER)
MA Lin (CHN) 4-0 KREANGA Kalinikos (GRE)

 


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Quarter Finals
Friday 22 August 2008

Winner Result Loser
WANG Hao (CHN) 4-1 KO Lai Chak (HKG)
PERSSON Jorgen (SWE) 4-1 PRIMORAC Zoran (HRV)
     
WANG Liqin (CHN) 4-0 TAN Ruiwu (HRV)
MA Lin (CHN) 4-0 OH Sang Eun (KOR)

 


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Semi Finals
Saturday 23 August 2008

Winner Result Loser
WANG Hao (CHN) 4-1 PERSSON Jorgen (SWE)
11-9, 11-9, 9-11, 11-7, 11-9
     
MA Lin (CHN) 4-2 WANG Liqin (CHN)
11-5, 11-9, 11-9, 10-12, 3-11, 11-8    

 


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Bronze Medal Match
Saturday 23 August 2008

Winner Result Loser
WANG Liqin (CHN) 4-0 PERSSON Jorgen (SWE)
13-11, 11-2, 11-5, 11-9     

 


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Gold Medal Match - Final
Saturday 23 August 2008

Winner Result Loser
MA Lin (CHN)  4-1 WANG Hao (CHN)
11-9, 11-9, 6-11, 11-7, 11-9  

 

Gold Medal winner - Ma Lin

 

 

2008 Olympic Games

Men's Singles Event

 

GOLD MEDAL WINNER = MA LIN (CHINA)

SILVER MEDAL WINNER = WANG HAO (CHINA)

BRONZE MEDAL WINNER = WANG LIQIN (CHINA)

 

 

 

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Men's Team Event results here

Women's Team Event results here

Women's Singles Event results here

 

 

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