Victorian Institute of Sport

Table Tennis

Athletes with an individual scholarship, compete in sports which do not have a Tier 1 sports program with the VIS.

AIS athlete categorisation identifies athletes who are eligible for individual scholarships.

From 2017, the following criteria apply:​​​

Foundation Sports – Podium/Podium Ready/Podium Potential, Other Sports – Podium only.

Successful VIS athletes with an Individual Scholarship come from sports such as badminton, boxing, skateboarding, snowboarding, table tennis, and many more.


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Luu dominates in Tonga

Monday, 12 August 2019

VIS Future Talent scholarship holder, Finn Luu, dominated the 2019 ITTF Oceania Junior and Cadet Championships in Nuku’alofa, Tonga over the weekend.

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Melissa Tapper wins gold and silver

Monday, 05 August 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport’s, Melissa Tapper, competed at the International Table Tennis Federation’s Japan Para-Open, finishing with 1 gold and 1 silver.

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National Careers Week (NCW) 2019

Wednesday, 08 May 2019

The VIS Performance Lifestyle (PL) Team will be celebrating all things careers during the upcoming National Careers Week (NCW) 2019.

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Tapper secures Tokyo quota

Monday, 06 May 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Melissa Tapper secured Australia a spot in the Para-table tennis team for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics when she won gold at the Arafura Games last weekend.

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A record sixth for Tapper

Monday, 11 February 2019

Victorian Institute of Sport’s Melissa Tapper has been named Australian Para Athlete of the Year and awarded the Arthur Wilks Trophy for a record sixth time.

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Bronzed Tapper

Tuesday, 23 October 2018

VIS’ Milly Tapper won bronze at the 2018 Para Table Tennis World Championships in Slovenia on the weekend after cruising through the group stages undefeated.

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Tapper delights home crowd

Monday, 06 August 2018

Melissa Tapper delighted a massive home crowd to secure table tennis gold in the women’s singles TT6-10 at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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VIS go head-to-head in gold medal match

Monday, 21 May 2018

VIS’ Jian Fang Lay got the better of teammate Melissa Tapper as they went head-to-head for gold in the 2018 ITTF-Oceania Cup in Vanuatu on Saturday.

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Table Tennis Review: Commonwealth Games

Monday, 16 April 2018

VIS table tennis players Melissa Tapper and Jian Fang Lay enjoyed a hectic Commonwealth Games schedule competing in a range of table tennis events.

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Aussie's let down in table tennis bronze medal match

Monday, 09 April 2018

Milly Tapper and Jian Fang Lay were yesterday left disappointed after they were defeated in the women’s team table tennis bronze medal match to England.

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