OOAK Table Tennis Forum was honoured by Panagiotis GIONIS, who kindly agreed to an interview! With thanks to forum member Pipsy, who organised this interview!


panagiotis gionis-interview2Panagiotis GIONIS (born January 7, 1980) is a Greek defensive table tennis player (chopper) and a dentist. He is member of the Greek National Team and has competed in 3 Olympics and many World and European Championships. He has been playing professionally in Germany and France (Angers) since 2001. Currently he is playing for the German top club Borussia Düsseldorf together with Timo Boll, Patrick Franziska & Achanta and is being sponsored by Tamasu Butterfly.

Gionis was third in the men’s single 2013 European Championships and second with Greece in the team event. He is currently ranked 21st in the world and 7th in Europe. His best result was WR 20 in November 2014.

Read the full Panagiotis GIONIS interview here