The German table tennis men are planning a sensation in the Olympic final. As outsiders, Dimitrij Ovtcharov, Timo Boll and Patrick Franziska will meet table tennis superpower China in the final in Tokyo and want to seize their minimal chance for gold.
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China – Germany (12. 30 Clock) 11. 20 PM: Ma Long could become Olympic champion for the fifth time in this final. Ovtcharov already has six Olympic medals – more than anyone else. Like Boll, he celebrated silver 2008 and bronze 2012 and 2016 with the team. The bronze medal from Tokyo a few days ago was his second individual. “It’s amazing. It’s outstanding. He deserves it,” said national coach Jörg Roßkopf, who used to be a world-class player himself.
11. 00 PM: “We came here to now also Gold to win “, says Patrick Franziska. Timo Boll also does not want to give up the final deal against the Chinese beforehand: “We have to grow beyond ourselves. But we feel ready to do so. I think we should believe in ourselves.”
10. 40 PM: That today in the final against the Chinese seeded at first around individual Olympic champion Ma Long the most difficult The Germans are aware of the challenge in table tennis. In all three team competitions held so far at the Olympic Games, the long-term winners celebrated the gold medal.
10. 20 Clock: The successfully mastered semi-final thriller against Japan encourages Germany’s table tennis men the targeted gold sensation against China. Match winner and record medal collector Dimitrij Ovtcharov & Co. is not enough to win the silver medal thanks to the 3-2 win against the hosts. “We’re not done yet,” said the 30 – year-old in Tokyo: “We definitely want to win. Everything is possible in sport. ”
10. 00 Clock: Hello and welcome to the live ticker at FOCUS Online . Away 12.30 China and Germany face each other in the team final of the table tennis men.
Table tennis Team, Men, Final Finalists: China, Germany
German starters: Dimitrij Ovtcharov (Orenburg / Russia ), Timo Boll ( Düsseldorf ), Patrick Franziska (Saarbrücken)
Olympic Champion 2016: China