|Born||28 July 1986|
|Playing style||Shakehand, Offensive|
|Equipment(s)||Butterfly Tiago Apolonia ZLC (blade), Butterfly Tenergy 05 Hard (Black, FH), Butterfly Dignics 05 (Red, BH)|
|Highest ranking||13 (November 2014)|
|Current ranking||56 (April 2021)|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||73 kg (161 lb)|
Tiago André Barata Feio Peixoto Apolónia(born 28 July 1986) is a Portuguese table tennis player for German club TTF LIEBHERR Ochsenhausen and Portugal. As of August 2016, he is ranked the number eighteenth player in the world.
Born in Lisbon, Apolónia began playing table tennis aged six at his hometown club Estrela da Amadora. As a youth player, he was crowned European Junior Doubles champion in 2004 and won a silver medal in the Doubles competition at the Junior World Championships in 2003, both partnering Marcos Freitas.After playing for German clubs TTC indeland Jülich, 1. FC Saarbrücken and TTF LIEBHERR Ochsenhausen, he arrived at his current club TTC Neu-Ulm in 2019. In 2006, he won his first ITTF Pro Tour Doubles title in São Paulo, partnering João Monteiro. His first ITTF Pro Tour Singles title followed in October 2010 with the Austrian Open in Wels, where he beat Germany's Timo Boll in the final.
He qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he competed in the Men's Singles.
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