Jörgen Persson came home to Halmstad in the night to Monday, but already in the morning, he was back in etc.).
– There were many there who were inspired so it was fun to come home. One would hope that this success shows that it is possible to take very long if you're working hard.
Succéspelaren Mattias Falck got off.
he's worth, " says Persson.
European Games in Minsk, 21-30 June is the next big target. One, the second and third will be rewarded with a direktplats in the OLYMPIC games in Tokyo.
in the Swedish team will singelspelarna Mattias Falck and Kristian Karlsson get the chance along with another player.
– it fails to check where you get the chance in the qualifiers in January.
Jörgen Persson made his first OLYMPICS in Seoul in 1988 and the last in London 2012, but never managed to take an individual medal.
IN the world CUP, he has both gold and silver.
– It is much harder to win a world CUP for the top nations, with all five players, in the OLYMPICS you have to be two. But the OS is the bigger the if you look to the media, and also get much more attention.
as assistant manager to Peter Blomqvist. During the world CUP had Persson task to coach Mattias Falck.
" When you play so you don't see everything and sometimes they are a little stressed. Become the serve a bit stereotype, I can point to it. We have talked a lot about the imagination and variety in the game, today, there are many who play very similar. In my time we had a lot of imagination in our game and it can be good to find back to, we dared.
the Races in Oman and Qatar were important stepping-stone for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS. In the sultanate of Oman joined Falck in the final in Qatar, he went to the semifinals, win there and he had had to face Ma Long in the finals.
– We said already then that it was a pity that Mattias did not know at Ma Long in the final. Now, it was in a world CUP final instead and it was amazing.Jörgen Persson keeps up segerbucklan after the win against the J-O Waldner in the world CUP final in 1991. Photo: Jan Collsiöö/Scanpix/TT
in 1989, but won in 1991, both times it was J-O Waldner, on the other side of the table.
" you Win, you are the best in the world, there is still a difference to finish second. But to think that Ma Long is now with their three world CHAMPIONSHIP gold went on the J-O as the best. Ma Long also won the OLYMPICS in 2016. To get to meet a champion Ma Long in a world CUP final is very instructive.
Not since 2003 have there been other than the chinese players in the finals. The long domination that a lot of people from other countries held at the Falck when he marched up towards the world CUP finals.
" It is clear that many thought that it was great to Mattias broke the chinese suite.
to get the achievement of the year in 1989 for the Swedish lagsegern in the world CUP final against China.
Now he sees It as a strong candidate.
" It must be said, this has definitely bragdstämpel. A quarter-final was, well, realistic. If you talked to the medals so it was about Mattias Falck and Kristian Karlsson in the doubles. But it is a long way to go in the year, so there are many other that can perform.
Despite the fact that Falck was now in the final of the world CUP, he has as best been in the semi finals in the Swedish CHAMPIONSHIP.
" I hope the others will see that it is possible, the step is not so far, says Persson.
of the 27-year-old Mattias Falck.
We sat and talked the whole drive home and Mattias said right away that this was instructive. He sees the opportunity but also that there are things to work on.
On Bordtennisförbundet the joy is great of falck's silver but it also celebrates the Jörgen Persson, who has the contract over the European Games in June.
" They joked a little and said that it had begun well in all cases. I run that, it is said, then we'll see.
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