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Sean O'Neill

Full name: Sean Patrick O'Neill
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: July 31, 1967 in Toledo, Ohio, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Table Tennis

Biography

Sean O’Neill played table tennis at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics for the United States. He also competed at the 1983, 1987, 1991, and 1995 Pan American Games, winning eight medals, including gold medals in mixed doubles in 1983 and 1991, with [Insook Bhushan] in 1983 and [Diana Gee] in 1991. O’Neill won 16 US senior titles, five in singles, five in doubles, and six in mixed doubles. He also won US age group titles in the U-11, 13, 15, 17, 21, and the Over-30 groups, and competed in five World Championships and was named USA Table Tennis Male Athlete of the Year five times. Competing in US Olympic Festivals from 1981-95, O’Neill won 18 titles and 27 medals.

After retiring from competition O’Neill became a coach, serving as USA Paralympic table tennis coach at the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Paralympics. He also coached in college, first at the University of Virginia, and then at Portland State University. He is a member of the George C. Marshall Hall of Fame (1998) and the USA Table Tennis Hall of Fame, inducted in 2007.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Table Tennis Men's Singles United States USA 41T
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Table Tennis Men's Singles United States USA 33T
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Table Tennis Men's Doubles United States USA 25T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GW W L GF GA PF PA
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Table Tennis United States USA Group A 6 1988-09-23 2 5 6 16 332 424
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Table Tennis United States USA Group A Match #3 2 Gatien (FRA) 3, O'Neill (USA) 0 0
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Table Tennis United States USA Group A Match #6 2 Cooke (GBR) 3, O'Neill (USA) 0 0
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Table Tennis United States USA Group A Match #12 2 Saive (BEL) 3, O'Neill (USA) 0 0
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Table Tennis United States USA Group A Match #13 1 O'Neill (USA) 3, Joudi (TUN) 0 3
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Table Tennis United States USA Group A Match #20 1 O'Neill (USA) 3, Kawai (BRA) 1 3
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Table Tennis United States USA Group A Match #22 2 Jiang (CHN) 3, O'Neill (USA) 0 0
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Table Tennis United States USA Group A Match #27 2 Klampár (HUN) 3, O'Neill (USA) 0 0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Table Tennis United States USA Group J 3 1992-07-30 1 2 3 4 125 126
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Table Tennis United States USA Group J Match #2 2 Lo (HKG) 2, O'Neill (USA) 0 0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Table Tennis United States USA Group J Match #4 2 Yu (KOR) 2, O'Neill (USA) 1 1
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Table Tennis United States USA Group J Match #5 1 O'Neill (USA) 2, Roque (CUB) 0 2

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result GW W L GF GA PF PA
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Table Tennis United States USA Jim Butler Group F 4 1992-07-28 0 3 1 6 129 145
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Table Tennis United States USA Jim Butler Group F Match #1 2 EUN 2, USA 0 0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Table Tennis United States USA Jim Butler Group F Match #3 2 PRK-2 2, USA 0 0
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Table Tennis United States USA Jim Butler Group F Match #5 2 ESP 2, USA 1 1
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