Jan-Ove Waldner

Born: 03/10/1965
Height: 178 cm
Nationality: Swedish
Style: Right-handed, Shakehand
Best WR: 1 (September 1997)

NEWS & ARTICLES ABOUT WALDNER

Jan-Ove Waldner was born 10 October, 1965 in Stockholm, Sweden. He is considered by many as the greatest table tennis player of all-time.
Swedish legend competed in 5 Olympic Games, winning one gold & silver medal in singles event. Waldner is a 6-time World champion – 4 times in team & twice in singles event. He is also 11-time European champion – 7 times in team, 3 times in doubles & once in singles event. Swedish legend is a 7-time winner of Europe Top 16 tournament. On professional circuit, Waldner won 14 singles and three doubles titles in his career. On the national level, he is a 19-time Swedish champion – 9 times in singles, 7 times in doubles & 3 times in mixed doubles event. On the club level, Waldner has won 8 Swedish Pingisligan titles and one German Bundesliga title.

OLYMPIC GAMES

1992 Barcelona (Singles)
2000 Sydney (Singles)

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

1983 Tokyo (Team)
1985 Gothenburg (Team)
1987 New Delhi (Singles & Team)
1989 Dortmund (Singles & Team)
1991 Chiba (Team) (Singles)
1993 Gothenburg (Team) (Singles)
1995 Tianjin (Team)
1997 Manchester (Singles) (Doubles)
1999 Eindhoven (Singles)
2000 Kuala Lumpur (Team)
2001 Osaka (Team)
2004 Doha (Team)

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

1982 Budapest (Singles) (Team)
1984 Moscow (Doubles) (Team)
1986 Prague (Doubles & Team)
1988 Paris (Doubles & Team) (Singles)
1990 Gothenburg (Team)
1992 Stuttgart (Team) (Doubles)
1994 Birmingham (Singles & Team)
1996 Bratislava (Singles, Doubles & Team)
1998 Eindhoven (Doubles)
2000 Bremen (Team) (Singles)
2002 Zagreb (Team)

WORLD CUP

1983 Barbados (Singles)
1990 Chiba & Hokkaido (Singles & Team)
1991 Barcelona (Team)
1994 Nimes (Team)
1996 Nimes (Team)

WORLD TOUR FINALS

1998 Paris (Singles)

EUROPE TOP 16

1984 Bratislava
1986 Sodertalje
1987 Basel
1988 Ljubljana
1989 Charleroi
1990 Hannover
1991 Hertogenbosch 
1993 Copenhagen
1994 Arezzo
1995 Dijon
1996 Charleroi
1997 Eindhoven
1998 Halmstad

PROFESSIONAL TOUR SINGLES ACCOLADES

1982 Korea Open French Open
1983 Swedish Open Welsh Open Czechoslovak Open
1984 German Open Yugoslav Open
1985 Czechoslovak Open Polish Open Hungarian Open Swedish Open
1986 German Open French Open
1988 Yugoslav Open French Open English Open
1990 USA Open Japan Open
1991 Japan Open Swedish Open
1992 French Open Japan Open
1995 Swedish Open Finlandia Open
1996 Yugoslav Open French Open
1997 Qatar Open Japan Open
1998 Swedish Open Croatia Open Italian Open
1999 Qatar Open
2000 German Open Croatia Open
2001 Danish Open German Open China Open
2002 Austrian Open

PROFESSIONAL TOUR DOUBLES ACCOLADES

1981 Scandinavian Open
1982 French Open
1983 Czechoslovak Open Hungarian Open
1984 Yugoslav Open
1985 Swedish Open
1986 German Open Yugoslav Open
1987 Polish Open
1988 China Open English Open Yugoslav Open
1990 German Open English Open
1991 Swedish Open
1992 English Open
1996 Yugoslav Open
1998 Japan Open Swedish Open
1999 Japan Open German Open

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

1981 Ystad (Doubles) (Singles)
1982 Katrineholm (Doubles & Mixed Doubles)
1983 Uppsala (Singles & Mixed Doubles) (Doubles)
1984 Trelleborg (Singles) (Mixed Doubles) (Doubles)
1985 Helsingborg (Mixed Doubles) (Singles & Doubles)
1986 Ă–stersund (Singles & Doubles)
1988 Stockholm (Doubles) (Singles)
1989 Eskilstuna (Singles) (Doubles)
1990 Kristianstad (Doubles)
1991 Malmö (Singles & Doubles)
1992 Växjö (Doubles) (Singles)
1993 Landskrona (Doubles)
1994 Helsingborg (Doubles) (Singles)
1996 Karlskrona (Singles) (Doubles)
1997 Kristianstad (Singles) (Doubles)
1999 Landskrona (Doubles) (Singles)
2001 Uddevalla (Doubles)
2006 BorĂĄs (Singles)
2007 Helsingborg (Singles & Doubles)
2010 Halmstad (Singles)

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

1979 Sweden 1st (Spårvägens BTK)
1981 Sweden 1st (Spårvägens BTK)
1982 Sweden 1st (Spårvägens BTK)
1983 Sweden 1st (Spårvägens BTK)
1984 Sweden 1st (Spårvägens BTK)
1985 Germany 1st (ATSV SaarbrĂĽcken)
1987 Germany 1st (ATSV SaarbrĂĽcken)
1988 Sweden 1st (Spårvägens BTK)
1992 Sweden 1st (Ă„ngby SK)
1993 Sweden 1st (Ă„ngby SK)
1994 Sweden 1st (Ă„ngby SK)
1995 Sweden 1st (Ă„ngby SK)
1996 Sweden 1st (Kalmar BTK)
1997 Sweden 1st (Kalmar BTK)
1999 Sweden 1st (Kalmar BTK)
2000 Sweden 1st (Kalmar BTK)
2001 Sweden 1st (Kalmar BTK)
2002 Sweden 1st (Kalmar BTK)
2008 Germany 1st (TTC Fulda-Maberzell)
2009 Germany 1st (TTC Fulda-Maberzell)
2010 Germany 1st (TTC Fulda-Maberzell)
2012 Germany 1st (TTC Fulda-Maberzell)