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ITTF World Tour 2017 German Open, Magdeburg, Germany, 7 November 2017 – 12 November 2017, Apolonia Tiago
|Born||28 July 1986|
|Playing style||Shakehand, Offensive|
|Equipment(s)||Butterfly Tiago Apolonia ZLC (blade), Butterfly Dignics 05 (FH), Butterfly Dignics 05 (BH)|
|Highest ranking||13 (November 2014)|
|Current ranking||18 (August 2016)|
|Club||TTF LIEBHERR Ochsenhausen|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||74 kg (163 lb)|
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