Timo Boll - photo by Holger StraedeTimo Boll


Age: 38

Height: 1.81m    

Country: Germany    

Left-handed: (Shakehand grip)    






– photo kindly provided by Holger Straede (foto.straede.de)

Timo Boll is a German international table tennis player and is the most recent player from his country to be ranked number 1 in the world. Boll began playing table tennis at the age of four and received coaching from his father and, at just the age of 14, he became the joint youngest player to have been involved in the national league.

Timo Boll has won over 60 tournaments and also holds silver and bronze medals from the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. Boll currently plays in the German Bundesliga for Borussia Dusseldorf.