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The Longest Ball Exchange

The longest ball exchange during a table tennis match was played between Polish player Alex (Alojzy) Erlich and Romanian player Ferenc Paneth. It occurred at the World Cup in Prague in 1936. In the semi-finals of the team tournament, at a set of 0:0, they played one point for about 2 hours and 10 minutes (according to some sources it was 2 hours and 15 minutes or 2 hours and 12 minutes) and the ball went over the net about 10,000 to 12,000 times. 1)

table_tennis.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/11 08:19 by aga