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Table tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's singles

The men's singles table tennis event was part of the table tennis programme at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. The event took place from Saturday 28 July to Thursday 2 August 2012 at ExCeL London.[1] The tournament was a single elimination tournament with a third place playoff played between the two losing semi-finalists. In the 2008 event all three medals were won by Chinese athletes with Ma Lin taking gold.[2]

Table tennis – men's singles
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
VenueExCeL London
Date28 July to 2 August
Competitors69 from 45 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Zhang Jike  China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Wang Hao  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Dimitrij Ovtcharov  Germany
← 2008
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The draw was conducted on 25 July 2012.[3]

Contents

QualificationEdit

ScheduleEdit

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1).

Dates[4] Start time Round
28 July 9:45 Preliminary round
16:00 First round
29 July 11:00 Second round
30 July 10:00 Third round
19:00 Fourth round
31 July 20:00 Quarterfinals
1 August 10:00
2 August 10:00 Semifinals
14:30 Bronze medal match
15:30 Gold medal match

SeedsEdit

Seeds were based on the ITTF World Ranking lists published in July 2012 with a maximum of 2 players per country.[5][6][7] The top 16 seeded players qualified directly to the third round.

The players seeded from 17 to 32 qualified directly to the second round.

DrawEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Gold medal match
                  
1   Zhang Jike (CHN) 11 11 5 11 11
8   Dimitrij Ovtcharov (GER) 8 3 11 9 8
1   Zhang Jike (CHN) 18 11 11 10 13
2   Wang Hao (CHN) 16 5 6 12 11
5   Chuang Chih-yuan (TPE) 13 2 10 6 9
2   Wang Hao (CHN) 11 11 12 11 11 Bronze medal match
8   Dimitrij Ovtcharov (GER) 12 9 8 13 11 14
5   Chuang Chih-yuan (TPE) 10 11 11 11 5 12

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

Second Round Third Round Fourth Round Quarterfinals
1   J Zhang (CHN) 11 11 11 11
31   B Vang (TUR) 6 10 12 11 12 12 31   B Vang (TUR) 8 8 5 7
61   Q Aruna (NGR) 11 12 10 2 10 10 1   J Zhang (CHN) 4 11 11 8 8 11 11
51   W Henzell (AUS) 2 11 11 11 6 12 9   V Samsonov (BLR) 11 7 5 11 11 7 7
22   J Monteiro (POR) 11 8 9 6 11 10 51   W Henzell (AUS) 10 11 13 9 9 11 7
9   V Samsonov (BLR) 12 8 11 11 11 8 11
1   J Zhang (CHN) 11 8 11 11 11
11   T Jiang (HKG) 4 11 4 9 6
11   T Jiang (HKG) 11 11 6 12 12
24   A Smirnov (RUS) 11 11 11 11 24   A Smirnov (RUS) 9 5 11 10 10
45   M Burģis (LAT) 5 5 4 9 11   T Jiang (HKG) 14 6 11 9 11 11 15
57   S Ghosh (IND) 11 6 5 9 7 32   H-B Kim (PRK) 12 11 13 11 6 7 13
32   H-B Kim (PRK) 9 11 11 11 11 32   H-B Kim (PRK) 11 6 8 11 11 15
6   S-H Joo (KOR) 5 11 11 7 8 13

Section 2Edit

Second Round Third Round Fourth Round Quarterfinals
8   D Ovtcharov (GER) 11 11 11 11
26   Z Yang (SIN) 7 7 8 11 9 46   P Drinkhall (GBR) 8 5 9 4
46   P Drinkhall (GBR) 11 11 11 4 11 8   D Ovtcharov (GER) 11 16 11 11
40   O Didukh (UKR) 7 5 6 7 18   W Chen (AUT) 8 14 8 5
18   W Chen (AUT) 11 11 11 11 18   W Chen (AUT) 11 16 11 11
14   A Mattenet (FRA) 3 14 6 9
8   D Ovtcharov (GER) 11 12 1 9 9 11 11
13   M Maze (DEN) 8 10 11 11 11 6 9
13   M Maze (DEN) 12 11 11 8 11
29   K Kreanga (GRE) 5 11 11 11 11 29   K Kreanga (GRE) 10 6 8 11 3
38   J-M Saive (BEL) 11 3 9 7 8 13   M Maze (DEN) 11 11 11 11
49   E-s Lashin (EGY) 11 8 12 5 10 11 11 3   J Mizutani (JPN) 7 6 4 6
28   Z Primorac (CRO) 6 11 10 11 12 9 8 49   E-s Lashin (EGY) 4 11 9 5 6
3   J Mizutani (JPN) 11 9 11 11 11

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

Second Round Third Round Fourth Round Quarterfinals
4   T Boll (GER) 11 11 12 12
19   P Tang (HKG) 8 5 11 9 11 11 10 32   N Alamian (IRI) 8 5 10 10
32   N Alamian (IRI) 11 11 7 11 8 5 12 4   T Boll (GER) 9 11 13 10 6
39   Z Wang (POL) 11 11 11 8 3 5 12 15   A Crișan (ROU) 11 8 15 12 11
30   Z He (ESP) 8 9 7 11 11 11 14 30   Z He (ESP) 11 8 5 11 8 9
15   A Crișan (ROU) 5 11 11 9 11 11
15   A Crișan (ROU) 3 4 4 5
5   C-y Chuang (TPE) 11 11 11 11
16   A Shibaev (RUS) 6 7 11 8 11 11 8
27   A Gaćina (CRO) 11 11 11 11 27   A Gaćina (CRO) 11 11 9 11 8 9 11
40   J Persson (SWE) 5 6 7 4 27   A Gaćina (CRO) 8 5 4 11 11 5
52   D Zwickl (HUN) 12 12 10 11 12 5   C-y Chuang (TPE) 11 11 11 7 3 11
23   A Karakašević (SRB) 10 10 12 8 10 52   D Zwickl (HUN) 8 8 6 9
5   C-y Chuang (TPE) 11 11 11 11

Section 4Edit

Second Round Third Round Fourth Round Quarterfinals
7   S-E Oh (KOR) 11 11 11 11
17   M Freitas (POR) 11 11 12 11 17   M Freitas (POR) 8 6 2 8
43   J Lin (DOM) 6 5 10 3 7   S-E Oh (KOR) 8 6 8 11 8
58   O Assar (EGY) 5 9 7 9 12   S Kishikawa (JPN) 11 11 11 7 11
21   P Gionis (GRE) 11 11 11 11 21   P Gionis (GRE) 7 11 9 11 7 11 10
12   S Kishikawa (JPN) 11 7 11 8 11 8 12
12   S Kishikawa (JPN) 4 5 3 5
2   H Wang (CHN) 11 11 11 11
10   N Gao (SIN) 11 11 11 14
20   B Tokič (SLO) 11 7 11 11 3 9 11 20   B Tokič (SLO) 7 7 5 12
48   S Liu (ARG) 0 11 7 6 11 11 8 10   N Gao (SIN) 9 7 9 11 3
42   M Bobocica (ITA) 12 9 11 8 12 10 2   H Wang (CHN) 11 11 11 7 11
25   W Schlager (AUT) 10 11 5 11 14 12 25   W Schlager (AUT) 3 11 9 8 9
2   H Wang (CHN) 11 8 11 11 11

Preliminary roundsEdit

  Preliminary Round   First Round
                       
35   C Machado (ESP) 11 6 11 11 8 6
61   Q Aruna (NGR) 6 11 3 13 11 11
35   A Pattantyús (HUN) 11 8 9 11 9
51   W Henzell (AUS) 13 11 11 6 11
45   M Burģis (LAT) 14 11 7 9 13 15 11
62   P-L Hinse (CAN) 12 2 11 11 11 17 8
44   G Tsuboi (BRA) 9 12 11 10 11 10
57   S Ghosh (IND) 11 14 7 12 5 12
60   I Al-Hasan (KUW) 11 8 7 13 11 11   46   P Drinkhall (GBR) 11 12 11 11
67   S Idowu (CGO) 3 11 11 11 6 6   60   I Al-Hasan (KUW) 9 10 9 4
40   O Didukh (UKR) 11 7 10 11 11 7 11
56   M Aguirre (PAR) 7 11 12 4 7 11 9
38   J-M Saive (BEL) 11 8 11 11 11
50   M Jevtović (SRB) 3 11 7 6 8
35   P Gerell (SWE) 11 4 8 10 11 11 9
49   E-s Lashin (EGY) 7 11 11 12 8 8 11
64   J Han (AUS) 9 11 11 8 11 11   32   N Alamian (IRI) 11 11 11 13
68   M Agbetoglo (TOG) 11 7 1 11 8 9   64   J Han (AUS) 5 7 7 11
39   Z Wang (POL) 8 11 9 9 11 11 12
59   H Hoyama (BRA) 11 9 11 11 5 8 10
53   S Toriola (NGR) 9 11 11 11 12   40   J Persson (SWE) 11 11 12 9 11
65   A Ho (CAN) 11 5 6 5 10   53   S Toriola (NGR) 8 7 10 11 6
47   A Bentsen (DEN) 9 7 10 11 8
52   D Zwickl (HUN) 11 11 12 4 11
54   S-N Kim (PRK) 11 11 11 11   43   J Lin (DOM) 11 5 11 6 3 13 11
66   T Wang (USA) 5 4 7 4   54   S-N Kim (PRK) 9 11 8 11 11 11 9
32   Y Zhmudenko (UKR) 11 6 11 9 12
58   O Assar (EGY) 8 11 13 11 14
48   S Liu (ARG) 11 11 11 11
63   S Saka (CGO) 3 5 9 6
55   A Pereira (CUB) 11 11 11 11   42   M Bobocica (ITA) 11 11 11 11
69   Y Shing (VAN) 2 2 3 3   55   A Pereira (CUB) 6 7 3 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Table Tennis". London 2012 website. Retrieved 3 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Table Tennis at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games: Men's Singles". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 4 May 2011.
  3. ^ "Competition Format and Specific Regulations" (PDF). ITTF. 24 June 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Table tennis competition schedule" (PDF). ITTF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
  5. ^ "London 2012 Explanatory Guide: Table Tennis" (PDF). London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Ltd. July 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 June 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
  6. ^ "ITTF World Ranking". ITTF. 4 July 2012. Archived from the original on 1 August 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2012.
  7. ^ "London 2012 Olympic Games: Complete Men's Singles Seeding" (PDF). ITTF. 8 July 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2012.

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