Origins of Table Tennis

Table Tennis Discussion

Last updated 10 years ago

Ram Sood

Ram Sood Asked 10 years ago

According to Wikipedia table tennis was invented by British upper-class people i want to know if this is true.


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 10 years ago

Hi Ram,

Yes it is true.  It started in England in the late 1800s. It is said that it started as a game played by cricketers during their breaks.

It also became a Parlour Game and had many names before it became Table Tennis.

The ITTF website that has a timeline of the history of Table Tennis.


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Simon Lewis

Simon Lewis Posted 10 years ago

Wiff Waff is coming home this summer.....!


Jeff Plumb

Jeff Plumb from PingSkills Posted 10 years ago

:)


Ram Sood

Ram Sood Posted 10 years ago

WOW thanks

 



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