Table Tennis

Key Information

Table Tennis is hugely popular in Asia and continental Europe, with numbers now increasing in Scotland too.

As a sport that has less to do with gender, age, size and strength than it does with skill, dexterity and technique, the potential for participation in the sport is huge.  There are a number of high performing individuals, as well as a large number of novice and intermediate athletes.

Our Table Tennis programme consists of league competition and a Table Tennis Championships as part of the Scottish Student Games every year in late January. We have two men’s and one women’s league catering for both performance athletes and students looking to develop their abilities within the sport.

Sport Chair: Yubo Zhou Rasmussen

Vice-Chair: Mae Ng


Governing Body: Table Tennis Scotland

Upcoming Table Tennis Events

You might want to know…

  • Did you know table tennis can improve your eyesight?

  • All of the Table Tennis leagues are centralized – meaning that all of the fixtures take place over the course of a weekend at the same venue! Last year 15 teams competed across three leagues (2 men’s leagues, 1 women’s).

Meet your Sports Chair

Yubo Zhou Rasmussen

Yubo joined Scottish Student Sport in 2017 as Table Tennis chair and has played a key role in the evolution of the Table Tennis programme so far.

Studying at The University of Edinburgh Yubo has successfully managed to balance his academic studies while keeping on top of managing championships entries, league records, and travelling across the UK with the University’s Men’s 1st team.

Yubo has an extensive volunteering background serving as Vice-President, President and Honorary President at EUTTC (Edinburgh University Table Tennis Club.) Yubo is also a qualified UKCC Level 2 Coach and was the Head Coach at EUTTC in 2019/2020.

Mae Ng

Mae is joining Scottish Student Sport as our brand new Vice Table Tennis Chair in 2020, and will play a key role in widening the participation of women in Table Tennis. Before joining Scottish Student Sport Mae was part of Singapore’s Junior National Women’s Team.

She won the Silver Medal at our annual Championships in 2020, and defeated some of the nation’s best players, finishing top 8 at the BUCS National Championships in 2019. She and her teammate Lydia are currently the second best team in the UK.

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