Mikael Appelgren in 2009
|Full name||Kent Mikael Appelgren|
|Born||October 15, 1961|
Kent Mikael Appelgren (born October 15, 1961 in Stockholm) is a Swedish former table tennis player.
Table tennis career
He was 4-times World Champion, 9-times European Champion, 2-times Europe Top-12 winner, and World Cup winner. He also won an English Open title.
He is left-handed and is known for his ability to play well far away from the table. This particular style became known over the years as 'appleing'.
Applegren coaches Swedish first league team Ängby/Spårvägen and was present when Jan-Ove Waldner ended his career on February 11, 2016.