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Table Tennis

Table Tennis In The Commonwealth Games

Table Tennis first appeared on the Commonwealth Games programme in Manchester 2002 and has appeared at each Games since. Originally optional,it has now been made a core sport.

There is also a Para-Sport Table Tennis discipline which is an optional discipline.

Table Tennis has made one appearance at the Commonwealth Youth Games, at Pune, India in 2008.

Commonwealth Games Table Tennis competition is played out according to the rules of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).

  • Core / Optional Core
  • Appearances In The Games 5
  • First Games Manchester 2002
  • Most Recent Games Gold Coast 2018
Team Scotland’s Table Tennis Medal Count:
  • Total: 0
  • Asset 3
  • Asset 2
  • Asset 1

Did You Know?

  • Singapore has been the top nation in Table Tennis at every Games where the sport has been contested.

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Competition Format

Commonwealth Games Table Tennis competition consists of a total of nine medal events. There are Singles, Doubles and Team events for both men and women, including two Para-Sport events in men’s and women’s singles.

The Singles and Team competitions are played as a round robin then knockout competition while Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles are played on a straight knockout basis.

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