Dimitrij Ovtcharov & His Equipment

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Dimitrij Ovtcharov is a Ukrainian-born German table tennis player. His father Mikhail, a Soviet table tennis champion in 1982, moved his family to Germany shortly after Dimitrij was born. He used a special technique in his serves, which was later picked by TIME as one of the top 50 innovations of 2008.

Dimitrij Ovtcharov Information:

  • Russian name: Дмитрий Овчаров
  • Ukrainian name: Дмитро Овчаров
  • Nationality: German
  • Born: 2 September 1988, Kiev, Ukrainian SSR
  • Playing-style: Right-handed, shakehand grip
  • Highest Ranking: #1
  • Height: 6 ft 1 in
  • Weight: 172 lbs

Dimitrij Ovtcharov Highlights

GamesTypeGold MedalYear
World CupSingle12017
European GamesSingle12015
European GamesTeam12019
European ChampionshipsSingle22013, 2015
European ChampionshipsTeam72007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2017

Dimitrij Ovtcharov Equipment

Blade: Butterfly Arylate Carbon

Butterfly Timo Boll ALC Table Tennis Blade - Arylate-Carbon Fiber Blade - Professional Butterfly Table Tennis Blade - Available in AN, FL, and ST handle styles - Made in Japan
  • The Butterfly Timo Boll ALC blade is a perfect marriage of speed, control, and feel
  • Arylate-Carbon plies are softer than traditional carbon, allowing for a longer dwell time
  • Designed for versatile spin play, players can flick and loop with devastating effects
  • Whether you are pushing short or countering back from the table, this blade can do it all well
  • This world-class blade comes in Anatomic, Flared, and Straight shakehand handle styles

Forehand: Butterfly Dignics 09C

Butterfly Dignics 09C Table Tennis Rubber - 1.9 or 2.1 mm - Red or Black - 1 Inverted Table Tennis Rubber Sheet - Professional Table Tennis Rubber - Rubber of Choice for Timo Boll,16.9oz | Case of 24
  • The newest Butterfly sponge and rubber technology, now available with a new hard sponge and tacky topsheet
  • The highest spin rating of any Butterfly rubber at 13. 0 (more than Dignics 05, which is 12. 0)
  • Ideal for over-the-table play and countering topspin, as well as defensive play, due to the high spin capabilities
  • Pairs best with the Zhang Jike Super ZLC, Timo Boll ALC, Mizutani Jun ZLC, Lin Gaoyuan ALC, and other Butterfly blades
  • Butterfly Free Chack II table tennis glue recommended when assembling Dignics table tennis rubbers

Backhand: Butterfly Dignics 05

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Butterfly Dignics 05 Table Tennis Rubber Table Tennis Rubber | 1.9 or 2.1 mm | Red or Black | 1 Inverted Table Tennis Rubber Sheet | Professional Table Tennis Rubber
  • The newest Butterfly sponge and rubber technology, resulting in superior performance and feel
  • 22% more arc and 3. 4% more overall power than Butterfly Tenergy 05 rubber sheets
  • Increased dwell time compared to Tenergy 05 due to Spring Sponge X and improved rubber composition
  • Pairs best with the Harimoto Inner force ALC, Inner force Layer ZLC, Lin Gaoyuan ALC, Hadraw VR, Cypress G-Max, and other Butterfly blades
  • Butterfly Free Chack II table tennis glue recommended when assembling Dignics table tennis rubbers

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