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Craig Howieson

Table Tennis

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Craig Howieson
Table Tennis

Craig won his first senior cap aged 14 and has been a consistent member of the Scottish team ever since. He competed at the Pune 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games, going on to compete at Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014. Gold Coast 2018 was Craig’s third senior Games appearance, reaching the last 32 of the Singles event and 9th in the Men’s Team Event.

In 2013, Craig, as part of the Scottish men’s team, won bronze at the Commonwealth Championships in India. He is a nine times Scottish Men’s Doubles champion and former winner of the Scottish Men’s Singles title. He became British Team Champion with Drumchapel TTC in the 2016/17 season, and was unbeaten in singles throughout. 

  • Date of Birth 17/02/1990
  • Birth Place Edinburgh
  • Hometown Edinburgh
  • Lives Edinburgh
  • Coach Stephen Gersten
  • Club Edinburgh University
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2010, 2014, 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    The US Office

  • I eat...

    Anything

  • I listen to...

    All sorts

  • Dream holiday destination

    Thailand

  • I read....

    Matthew Syed, Richard Dawkins

  • Dream job as a child

    Athlete

Career Highlights

9 th
Gold Coast 2018
Doubles - Men
17 th
Gold Coast 2018
Singles - Men
9 th
Gold Coast 2018
Team - Men
1 st
2017 British Championships
Team - Men's
9 th
Glasgow 2014
Doubles - Men
17 th
Glasgow 2014
Singles - Men
5 th
Glasgow 2014
Team - Men
5 th
2014 World Team Championships
Team - Men's
3 rd
2013 Commonwealth Championships
Team - Men's
9 th
Delhi 2010
Doubles - Men
17 th
Delhi 2010
Singles - Men
9 th
Delhi 2010
Team - Men