Vladimir Samsonov

Born: 17/04/1976
Height: 190 cm
Nationality: Soviet/Belarussian
Style: Right-handed, Shakehand
Best WR: 1 (December 1999)

NEWS & ARTICLES ABOUT SAMSONOV

Vladimir Samsonov was born 17 April 1976 in Minsk, Soviet Union (now Belarus). A former World Ranking leader, Samsonov is one of the most accomplished & respected table tennis players of his generation with dozens of accolades on the international & club level.
Samsonov has won 27 professional tour titles in his career, only Ma Long has won more. He is a 6-time European champion – 3 times in singles, once in doubles, mixed doubles & team events. Samsonov has won the singles event at the World Cup 3 times in his career. He also has been a winner of Europe TOP 16 four times. On the club level, Belarussian legend has won the title 3 German Bundesliga titles, 8 Belgian Super Division titles, 7 Russian Premier League titles, one Spanish Superdivision title and 9 Champions League titles.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

1995 Tianjin (Doubles)
1997 Manchester (Singles)
1999 Eindhoven (Doubles)

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

1994 Birmingham (Doubles)
1996 Bratislava (Mixed Doubles)
1998 Eindhoven (Singles & Doubles)
2003 Courmayeur (Singles & Team)
2005 Aarhus (Singles) (Doubles)
2007 Belgrade (Singles)
2008 Saint Petersburg (Singles & Team)
2010 Ostrava (Team)
2012 Herning (Doubles)
2013 Schwechat (Singles) (Team)
2014 Yekaterinburg (Team)

WORLD CUPS

1996 Nimes (Singles)
1997 Nimes (Singles)
1999 Xiaolan (Singles)
2001 Courmayeur (Singles)
2009 Moscow (Singles)
2012 Liverpool (Singles)
2013 Verviers (Singles)

WORLD TOUR FINALS

1996 Tianjin (Singles & Doubles)
1997 Hong Kong (Singles) (Doubles)
2008 Macau (Singles)
2010 Seoul (Singles)

EUROPE TOP 16

1997 Eindhoven
1998 Halmstad
1999 Split
2001 Wels
2002 Rotterdam
2003 Saarbrücken
2005 Rennes
2007 Arezzo
2008 Frankfurt
2009 Düsseldorf
2010 Düsseldorf
2011 Liege
2012 Villeurbanne
2019 Montreux

PROFESSIONAL TOUR SINGLES ACCOLADES

1996 Italian Open
1997 Qatar Open Swedish Open
1998 Qatar Open Croatia Open Yugoslavia Open
1999 Croatia Open Japan Open German Open
2000 Croatia Open Brazil Open
2001 German Open
2002 Egypt Open German Open
2003 Qatar Open
2004 Brazil Open USA Open
2005 Croatia Open USA Open Russia Open German Open
2006 Croatia Open Chile Open Polish Open
2007 Croatia Open Taiwan Open French Open
2008 Slovenia Open Kuwait Open Belarus Open Singapore Open
2009 German Open Morocco Open
2010 Morocco Open Korea Open Polish Open
2011 Spanish Open Morocco Open
2012 Spanish Open
2013 German Open
2014 Belarus Open Belgian Open
2015 Qatar Open
2016 German Open
2017 Australian Open Belarus Open (Challenger)
2019 Portugal Open

PROFESSIONAL TOUR DOUBLES ACCOLADES

1996 French Open
1997 Qatar Open China Open Austrian Open
1998 Qatar Open
1999 Croatia Open
2000 Croatia Open
2018 Hungarian Open

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

1994 Germany 2nd (TTC Altena)
1995 Germany 1st ETTU Cup (Borussia Düsseldorf)
1996 Germany 1st (Borussia Düsseldorf)
1997 Germany 1st (Borussia Düsseldorf)
1998 Germany 1st (Borussia Düsseldorf)
1999 Germany 1st Champions League (Borussia Düsseldorf)
2000 Champions League (Borussia Düsseldorf)
2001 Belgium 1st Champions League (Royal Villette Charleroi)
2002 Belgium 1st Champions League (Royal Villette Charleroi)
2003 Belgium 1st Champions League (Royal Villette Charleroi)
2004 Belgium 1st Champions League (Royal Villette Charleroi)
2005 Belgium 1st Champions League (Royal Villette Charleroi)
2006 Belgium 1st Champions League (Royal Villette Charleroi)
2007 Belgium 1st Champions League (Royal Villette Charleroi)
2008 Belgium 1st Champions League (Royal Villette Charleroi)
2009 Spain 1st (CTM CajaGranada)
2010 Russia 1st ETTU Cup (Gazprom Fakel Orenburg)
2011 Russia 1st Champions League (Gazprom Fakel Orenburg)
2012 Russia 1st Champions League (Gazprom Fakel Orenburg)
2013 Russia 1st Champions League (Gazprom Fakel Orenburg)
2014 Russia 1st Champions League (Gazprom Fakel Orenburg)
2015 Russia 1st Champions League (Gazprom Fakel Orenburg)
2016 Russia 1st Champions League (Gazprom Fakel Orenburg)
2017 Russia 1st Champions League (Gazprom Fakel Orenburg)
2018 Russia 1st Champions League (Gazprom Fakel Orenburg)
2019 Russia 1st Champions League (Gazprom Fakel Orenburg)
2020 Russia 1st (Gazprom Fakel Orenburg)
2021 Russia 1st Champions League (Gazprom Fakel Orenburg)