Plastic ball debut

Table Tennis Equipment

Last updated 5 months ago

Samuel Lim

Samuel Lim Asked 5 months ago

Hi coaches! sam here, im just really curious... what year was the celluloid ball last used, and when did the plastic ball make its official ittf debut?


Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 5 months ago

Hi Sam,

This happened around 2014.

Take a look at this article on the ITTF site that will give you some more background. The transition from celluloid to plastic balls


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