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    • Day 3 Update - World Team Championships 2016!

      Day 3 of the World Team Table Tennis Championships 2016 took place in Kuala Lumpur, in the 10,000 seat arena on the 1st March! Rounds 4 of the group matches took place in the men's and women's divisions!

      England overcome Germany in round 4! Photo by: ITTF Flickr

      Upsets galore in day 3 at the World Team Championships. England's Liam Pitchford, Paul Drinkhall and Samuel Walker defeated seeds Germany in an epic battle. Germany's team were without Timo Boll due to a cold and Dimitrij Ovtcharov because of his back injury. In the opening match Paul Drinkhall gave England the lead with a 3-2 win over Bastian Steger. Liam Pitchford lost the second match 3-1 to Ruwen Filus. England 1-1 Germany. In the third match Samuel Walker had an important win over Patrick Franziska to give England the 2-1 advantage. In the fourth match Liam Pitchford secured England the victory with a 3-1 win over Bastian Steger.

      Elsewhere, Russia were victorious over Hongkong. Full results below:

      Results - Round 4

      China 3-0 Czech Republic
      Austria 3-1 Chinese Taipei
      Greece 1-3 Korea DPR

      Germany 1-3 England
      Sweden 2-3 France
      Denmark 3-1 Malaysa

      Japan 3-0 Ukraine
      Portugal 1-3 Poland
      Belarus 3-0 Singapore

      Korea Republic 3-2 Romania
      Hong Kong 2-3 Russia
      Croatia 3-0 Italy

      Relive day 3 at the World Team Championships watching this high quality video made by the ITTF and presented by STIGA! Enjoy!

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      Comments 1 Comment
      1. achalwins94's Avatar
        achalwins94 -
        What about germany vs korea in women's division?
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