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Tamara Boroš

Tamara Boroš
Nationality  Croatia
Born (1977-12-19) December 19, 1977

Tamara Boroš (born December 19, 1977) is a female table tennis player competing for Croatia. She has been one of the relatively rare European players who competes at the highest level of the sport together with the players from Far East.

Boroš was born in Senta, SAP Vojvodina, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia. As a junior she played for the local table tennis club STK Senta[1] before she moved to Croatia in 1993.[2]

Tamara Boroš was the World's number 2 player in 2002. At the World Championship in Paris in 2003 she won the bronze medal, and became the first European to win a WC medal after ten years.[3] Only three non-Asian players won a medal at the World Championship between 1973 and 2005.

She won 12 medals at European Table Tennis Championships. In 1998 she won silver, in 2000, 2002 and 2005 she won bronze medal in women's singles. She is three-times European Champion in women's doubles (2002, 2003 and 2005). With Croatian national team she won silver medals in 2003 and 2005 and bronze in 2000, 2008 and 2009.

At the Mediterranean Games she won gold medal in 2001 and 2005, and silver medal in 1997 in Women's singles event. Also she won gold medal in 1997 in Women's doubles event.

She is coached by Neven Cegnar.

References

  1. ^ "O Nama" (in Serbian). Stonoteniski klub - Senta. Retrieved 2011-11-19. 
  2. ^ Bojan Vinek (February 2004). "Tamara Boroš, najbolja hrvatska stolnotenisačica: Najveća prijetnja Kineskinjama". Olimp (in Croatian) (11) ( 
  3. ^ http://www.ittf.com/ittf_stats/All_events3.asp?ID=829

External links

  • Table tennis results
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