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Our Successes Over The Years
2019

National Paddler Koen Pang becomes the first Singaporean to achieve world no 2 for U18 in June 2019.

2018
Yu Mengyu Asian Games

Yu Mengyu secured a singles bronze medal at the Asian Games, Jakarta (18 Aug 2018 – 2 Sep 2018) for Singapore.

Singapore youths recorded their best-ever gold medal haul at the 24th South East Asian (SEA) Junior & Cadet Table Tennis Championships 2018, Naga city, Philippines.The Republic took home 11 gold medals out of the 13 titles at stake at the South East Asia Junior & Cadet Table Tennis Championships. The nation's previous best showing was 10 gold medals at the 2016 edition in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

In addition to the 11 gold medals, Singapore’s medal tally included 2 Silver and 10 Bronze medals.

Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast Australia - Singapore table tennis player Gao Ning clinched the men's singles and mixed doubles golds at the Commonwealth Games.

The team returned home with three gold medals, 2 silvers and 1 bronze.

Singapore Table Tennis Association launched its 8th Zone Training Centre at Singapore Sports School.

2017

To engage widely with our supporters and fans, the STTA started its social media platforms in Facebook and Instagram. The social media platforms provided the latest developments and updates.

The STTA launched two new initiatives, STTA Overseas Competition & Training (OTC) Subsidy and STTA Youth Development Bursary to provide financial assistance to talented young athletes from needy families in our youth development programmes

Singapore scored 5 Gold, 6 Silver and 1 Bronze medals at the 2017 SEA Games.

Singapore played host to the 23rd Southeast Asian Junior & Cadet Table Tennis Championships which Singapore last organised in 2002. Singapore bagged eight gold medals out of the 13 titles at stake.

Singapore Zhou Jingyi at 12 years old finished top in the SEA Regional Hopes Week and Asia Hopes Follow Up Camp and Challenge. She was the first Singaporean to win the Hopes Girls’ Singles title at the ITTF World Hopes Challenge, Luxembourg.

STTA added junior events for the 2nd edition of the Singapore Hopes Invitational Table Tennis Tournament. The event attracted over 100 participants.

2016

Feng Tianwei and Yu Mengyu finished in the Top 8 in the singles event at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The women’s team comprises of Feng Tianwei, Yu Mengyu and Zhou Yihan finished Top 4.

STTA organised the inaugural Singapore Hopes Invitational Table Tennis Tournament.

2015

Singapore scored 6 Gold, 1 Silver and 3 Bronze medals at the 2015 SEA Games held in Singapore.

STTA hosted the ITTF Executive Committee Meeting

Feng Tianwei claimed the Asian Cup GOLD for Singapore, following an impressive win against Liu Shiwen (CHN) in the final of the women’s singles event.

2014

At the XX Glasgow Commonwealth Games, our paddlers won a total of 10 medals (6 golds, 2 silvers, and 2 bronzes).

2013

At the 2013 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals, Gao Ning and Li Hu retained their men’s doubles title.

Feng Tianwei won 3 ITTF Pro Tour Tiltes (Japan Open, Australia Open and Philippines Open)

2012

Feng Tianwei has done Singapore proud by winning the bronze medal in the table tennis women's singles. She has won Singapore's first individual Olympic Medal in 52 years. Feng Tianwei, Li Jiawei and Wang Yuegu have also clinched a second bronze medal for Singapore in the women's team event.

At the 20th Asian Table Tennis Championships, Gao Ning and Yang Zi created history by scoring the gold medal in the men’s doubles event– Singapore first gold medal since 1954. The national team also scored the best medal haul- 1 gold in the men’s doubles event and three silver medals in women’s team, women’s doubles and mixed doubles events.

Launch of Jurong West & Bedok Reservoir (Punggol) zone training centres.

2011

To commemorate STTA’s 80th anniversary, the STTA organised several major events such as Fun Table Tennis – the biggest mass participation event and international event: Volkswagen Women’s World Cup. The STTA also launched a new, full colour commemorative book, celebrating eighty years of history.

2010

The Singapore Table Tennis National Women's Team made history by upsetting defending champion China at the World Team Table Tennis Championships at Moscow.

At XIX Commonwealth Games, Delhi, our men's team made history for Singapore by winning the first ever gold in the men's team and men's singles events

At the inaugural Youth Olympic Games, Isabelle Li won the silver medal in the girls’ singles event.

Feng Tianwei became the first Singaporean to achieve world ranking no.2 as well as to win women's singles title at the International Table Tennis Federation Pro Tour Grand Finals.

In continuing its efforts to look after the well-being and the future of Singapore’s national youth table tennis players, the STTA established a Youth Development Endowment Fund for its Singapore born national players

2009

Launch of Yishun zone training centre as the 5th training centre for the youths.

Our youth team won a bronze medal in the mixed team event at the inaugural Asian Youth Games.

The STTA collaborated with PAP Community Foundation Kindergartens to introduce table tennis to the Kindergarten 1 & 2 children.

STTA held its first Fund Raising Dinner and had the honour of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as our Guest-of-Honour

2008

Singapore's Women Table Tennis Team won a silver medal at the Beijing Olympics. This ended the Republic’s 48 years wait for an Olympic medal.

The STTA organized the 14th Asian Junior Table Tennis Championships under the authority of the Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU) and hosted its 3rd International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Pro Tour event in Singapore.

2007

Li Jiawei and Wang Yuegu were 3rd in the women’s doubles at the World Table Tennis Championships. This was the first world championships medal that Singapore won.

2006

STTA hosted its 2nd International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Pro Tour event in Singapore.

Singapore's men's and women's team replicated their 2002 Commonwealth Games success by clinching a total of 11 medals (4 Golds, 4 Silvers and 3 Bronzes) at the 2006 Commonwealth Games held in Melbourne, Australia.

The STTA hosted the South East Asian Table Tennis Championships in Singapore

2004

Li Jiawei achieved fourth position in the Athens Olympics.

The STTA hosted its first International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Pro-tour event in Singapore.

2002

Both men's and women's team won an impressive total of 11 medals (3 Golds, 1 Silver and 7 Bronzes) at the 17th Commonwealth Games held in Manchester, England. These were the first gold medals won by Singapore at the Games.

The National Women's Team won 2 bronze medals at the 14th Asian Games held in Busan, Korea. This was significant as table tennis's last Asian Games medal was won 40 years ago.

2000

Jing Jun Hong achieved fourth position in the Sydney Olympics Completion of Singapore Table Tennis Academy

Completion of Singapore Table Tennis Academy

1999

Singapore won a historic six gold medals at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games

1996

STTA brought in the first batch of athletes under the foreign talent scheme

1994

4 zone centres were set up to focus on youth development (Bishan, Clementi, Tampines and Toa Payoh)

1985

Opening of Singapore Table Tennis Academy at Toa Payoh

1962

The National Men's Team won bronze medal in the 4th Asian Games held in Jakarta, their first medal in the Asian Games

1961

Singapore table tennis's first medal at the SEA Peninsular Games (SEAP) was won by the national men's team. They won a silver medal in the 2nd SEAP Games held in Rangoon, Burma

1954

Singapore’s first ever gold medal at the Asian Table Tennis Championships. Loh Heng Chew and Poon Weng Hoe won the men’s doubles title.

1952

STTA organized the first Asian Table Tennis Championships in Singapore.

Singapore made her debut international appearance in the 19th World Championships hosted by Bombay, India

1947

STTA became a member of the International Table Tennis Federation.

1941-1945

Table tennis activities were suspended during the Pacific War

1934

Introduced women's events at the 3rd National Table Tennis Championships

1932

STTA organized the first National Table Tennis Championships with only one event, the men's singles

1931

The Singapore Table Tennis Association was set up. The STTA founders were the Chin Wu Athletic Association, Chinese Youth Sports Learning Council, Overseas Chinese Sports Club, Huayou Sports Club, Fraternal Society, the Japanese Club and the Malayan Association.

1920

Table Tennis was introduced to Singapore by the British