Vladimir Samsonov

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Birth DateApril 17, 1976 (age 40)
GenderMale
GripShakehand
Teams
Fakel Gazprom Orenburg
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Belarus National Team
Country Belarus

Equipment

Forehand Rubber Tibhar Genius
Backhand Rubber Tibhar Grips Europe
Blade Tibhar Samsonov Force Pro

Top Achievements

1997 World Table Tennis Championship runner-up
1997 Pro Tour Grand Finals Men Singles Champion
1998, 2003, 2005 Men Singles European Champion
1998, 1999, 2001, 2007 Europe Top-12 Men Singles Champion

Vladimir Samsonov News Feed

  • Xu Xin Challenged By Samsonov At The 2015 World Tour Grand Finals (Videos)

    Xu Xin Challenged By Samsonov At The 2015 World Tour Grand Finals (Videos)

    World China secured the men's singles title at the 2015 World Tour Grand Finals held in Lisbon, Portugal. All players in semifinals are from China, but one of them faced some problems to reach the penultimate stage. Xu Xin was challenged ...
  • Koki Niwa Eliminated From The 2015 Austrian Open (Video)

    Koki Niwa Eliminated From The 2015 Austrian Open (Video)

    Pro Tour Koki Niwa was the biggest casualty in the 2015 Austrian Open's main draw. The Japanese star was eliminated by Russia's Alexander Shibaev. On the contrary, his team mate Jun Mizutani reached the third round. Vladimir Samsonov also said good bye ...
  • Dimitrij Ovtcharov: First Big Casualty In The China Open Singles (Video)

    Dimitrij Ovtcharov: First Big Casualty In The China Open Singles (Video)

    Pro Tour Competition heated up as the 2015 China Open started their main draw today. Some seeded players failed to advance further into the competition and first on the list is Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany. He was eliminated by a Japanese qualifier. ...
  • Ovtcharov & Samsonov Lost In The China Open Doubles

    Ovtcharov & Samsonov Lost In The China Open Doubles

    China There were a few of transnational pairings in this week’s China Open Doubles and one of them is the partnership of Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany and Belorussian Vladimir Samsonov. It was a powerful tandem and they showed it against the ...
  • Zhang Jike Advances In The World Championships

    Zhang Jike Advances In The World Championships

    World The defending champion, Zhang Jike is doing well in the Men’s Singles of the World Championships. Today, he defeated a familiar face from South Korea, Seo Hyundeok, giving him the ticket to the next round against his teammate Liang Jingkun. ...
  • Shibaev Eliminated Samsonov From The 2015 Spanish Open (Video)

    Shibaev Eliminated Samsonov From The 2015 Spanish Open (Video)

    Pro Tour Winner at the 2015 Qatar Open but defeated at the 2015 Spanish Open. Vladimir Samsonov faced defeat against Alexander Shibaev in the third round. The Russian player and Dmitrij Prokopcov of Czech Republic are th eonly European players in quarterfinals.
  • Samsonov Concerned With Penalties Imposed By Ittf

    Samsonov Concerned With Penalties Imposed By Ittf

    Europe Zhang Jike's penalty for his celebration at the 2015 World Cup hasn't been forgotten yet. Vladimir Samsonov, Athletes Comission's chairman, will ask ITT to fix penalties for misbehavious in competitions.
  • Samsonov: "The Quality Of Polly Balls Is Below Average"

    Samsonov: "The Quality Of Polly Balls Is Below Average"

    World Vladimir Samsonov, as Athletes Commission's chairman, will speak for his colleagues at the 2015 World Championships to be held in Suzhou. At the 2015 Annual General Meeting the Belarusian player will talk about the low quality of the plastic ball. 
  • Ovtcharov With Stomach Bug Before The 2015 Qatar Open's Final

    Ovtcharov With Stomach Bug Before The 2015 Qatar Open's Final

    Pro Tour Dimitrij Ovtcharov fell against Vladimir Samsonov in the 2015 Qatar Open's finals on Sunday. The German player didn't play as aggresively as he did in the previous matches. Later he explained that he got a stomach bug before the finals ...
  • Vladimir Samsonov: Happy At 38 (Videos)

    Vladimir Samsonov: Happy At 38 (Videos)

    Europe As the fourth seed in last week’s competition in Doha, Vladimir Samsonov was one of the strongest players but he certainly exceeded the expectations. After sealing his place in the semifinals, the 38-year old veteran displayed convincing form against the ...
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