Jörgen Persson

Born: 22/04/1966
Height: 186 cm
Nationality: Swedish 
Style: Right-handed, Shakehand
Best WR: 1 (March 1992)

NEWS & ARTICLES ABOUT PERSSON

Jörgen Persson was born 22 April, 1966 in Halmstad, Sweden.
Persson competed in 7 Olympic Games. He is a 5-time World champion – 4 times in team event and once in singles event. He is also an 8-time European champion, winning 5 team events, two doubles events and one singles event. In 1991, he won the World Cup and a year later, the Europe Top 16 tournament. Persson is a 15-time Swedish champion – 9 times in doubles, 5 times in singles & once in mixed doubles event. On the professional circuit, he won 5 titles in singles and 2 titles in doubles event. On the club level, Persson won 5 Swedish Pingisligan titles, two German Bundesliga titles and once, he won the Italian Serie A and Hungarian Extraliga. He is also a two time champion of ETTU Cup.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

1987 New Dehli (Team)
1989 Dortmund (Team) (Singles)
1991 Chiba (Singles & Team) (Doubles)
1993 Gothenburg (Team)
1995 Tianjin (Team)
1997 Manchester (Doubles)
2000 Kuala Lumpur (Team)
2001 Osaka (Team)

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

1986 Prague (Singles & Team)
1988 Paris (Doubles)
1990 Gothenburg (Team)
1992 Stuttgart (Doubles & Team)
1996 Bratislava (Doubles & Team) (Singles)
1998 Eindhoven (Doubles)
2000 Bremen (Team)
2011 Gdansk (Team)

WORLD CUP

1990 Hokkaido (Team)
1991 Kuala Lumpur (Singles) Barcelona (Team)
1994 Nimes (Team)

EUROPE TOP 16

1987 Basel
1988 Ljubljana
1989 Charleroi
1991 Hertogenbosch
1992 Vienna

PROFESSIONAL TOUR SINGLES ACCOLADES

1984 Yugoslav Open
1985 Czechoslovak Open
1988 English Open
1989 Czechoslovak Open Polish Open
1990 German Open
1996 Swedish Open
1998 Yugoslav Open Swedish Open
1999 English Open Czech Open
2000 Danish Open
2007 Korea Open

PROFESSIONAL TOUR DOUBLES ACCOLADES

1983 Czechoslovak Open
1984 English Open Netherlands Open Italian Open Yugoslav Open
1985 Welsh Open
1998 Japan Open Swedish Open
1999 Japan Open German Open
2007 Swedish Open

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

1984 Trelleborg (Doubles)
1985 Helsingborg (Doubles) (Singles)
1986 Östersund (Doubles) (Singles & Mixed Doubles)
1987 Borås (Singles) (Doubles)
1988 Stockholm (Singles & Doubles) (Mixed Doubles)
1989 Eskilstuna (Doubles) (Mixed Doubles) (Singles)
1990 Kristianstad (Singles & Doubles) (Mixed Doubles)
1991 Malmö (Singles & Doubles)
1992 Växjö (Singles)
1993 Landskrona (Doubles & Mixed Doubles)
1996 Karlskrona (Doubles) (Singles)
1997 Kristianstad (Doubles) (Singles)
1998 Umeå (Doubles)
1999 Landskrona (Singles & Doubles)
2000 Borås (Singles)
2004 Halmstad (Singles)
2007 Helsingborg (Singles) (Doubles)
2010 Halmstad (Singles & Doubles)
2011 Stockholm (Singles)
2012 Borås (Singles)

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

1985 Sweden 1st (Halmstad BTK)
1986 Germany 1st ETTU Cup (Borussia Düsseldorf)
1987 Germany 1st ETTU Cup (Borussia Düsseldorf)
1988 Sweden 1st (Malmö FF)
1989 Sweden 1st (Malmö FF)
1990 Sweden 1st (Malmö FF)
1991 Sweden 1st (Malmö FF)
1992 Germany 1st Champions League (ATSV Saarbrücken)
1993 Sweden 1st (Halmstad BTK)
1995 ETTU Cup (Super Donic Berlin)
1996 Sweden 1st (Falkenbergs BTK)
1997 Germany 1st ETTU Cup (TTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen)
1998 Germany 1st (TTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen)
1999 Sweden 1st (Kalmar BTK)
2000 France 1st (Caen TTC)
2001 France 1st (Caen TTC)
2002 China 1st (Heilongjiang TTC)
2006 Italy 1st (Pieve Emanuele)
2008 Germany 1st (TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell)
2009 Hungary 1st (Budapesti Vasutas SC)
2012 China 1st (Tianjin TTC) Sweden 1st (Halmstad BTK)