Table tennis at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's individual – Class 5

The Men's individual table tennis – Class 5 tournament at the 2012 Summer Paralympics[1] in London took place from 30 August to 2 September 2012 at ExCeL London. Classes 1-5 were for athletes with a physical impairment that affected their legs, and who competed in a sitting position. The lower the number, the greater the impact the impairment was on an athlete’s ability to compete.

Table tennis
at the XIV Paralympic Games
VenueExCeL London
Dates30 August 30 – 3 September
Competitors12 from 10 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Tommy Urhaug  Norway
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Cao Ningning  China
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Eun-Chang Jung  South Korea
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In the preliminary stage, athletes competed in four groups of three. Winners of each group qualified for the semi-finals.

ResultsEdit

All times are local (BST/UTC+1)

FinalsEdit

Semifinals: 1 September 19:45 Gold medal match: 2 September 16:30
              
A1   Cao Ningning (CHN) 11 7 11 11
D1   Gregory Rosec (FRA) 6 11 8 7
A1   Cao Ningning (CHN) 11 7 7 9
B1   Tommy Urhaug (NOR) 8 11 11 11
C1   Eun-Chang Jung (KOR) 6 7 6
B1   Tommy Urhaug (NOR) 11 11 11 Bronze medal match
D1   Gregory Rosec (FRA) 9 7 11
C1   Eun-Chang Jung (KOR) 11 11 13

Preliminary RoundEdit

Qualified for the semifinals

Group AEdit

Athlete Won Lost Points
diff
  Cao Ningning (CHN) 2 0 +20
  Rene Taus (CZE) 1 1 +8
  Scott Robertson (GBR) 0 2 -28

Group BEdit

Athlete Won Lost Points
diff
  Tommy Urhaug (NOR) 2 0 +28
  Nicolas Savant-Aira (FRA) 1 1 -8
  Claudiomiro Segatto (BRA) 0 2 -20

Group CEdit

Athlete Won Lost Points
diff
  Eun-Chang Jung (KOR) 2 0 +5
  Lin Yen-hung (TPE) 1 1 +3
  Ehab Fetir (EGY) 0 2 -8

Group DEdit

Athlete Won Lost Points
diff
  Gregory Rosec (FRA) 2 0 +17
  Selcuk Cetin (GER) 1 1 -7
  Kim Byoung Young (KOR) 0 2 -10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paralympic Table Tennis". London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Retrieved August 30, 2012.