Melissa Tapper

Only the strong survive

Personal Details

Date of birth:

3 January 1990


Milly, PJ, Peej, Tapper

Home town:



South Melbourne


Shopping, hanging out with friends, walking my dog

Occupation / Area of Study / Work:


Personal ambition:

To always enjoy table tennis and be happy

Sporting Details

Olympic / Paralympic History:

Career Highlights:

  • 2016 RIO Olympic Team
  • 2016 Rio Paralympic Team
  • 2010 Round of 16 Australian Open
  • 2010 World Rank 16
  • 2008 Australian U21 Champion
  • 2008 Oceania U18 Champion
  • 2008 Australian Junior Champion

Recent Results:

  • 2014 Bronze Team Event, Glasgow Commonwealth Games
  • 2014 Gold Women's Doubles & Team Event, Bronze women's singles Oceania Championships

Positions played:

Table Tennis

Home Club:

Health, Wellness and Table Tennis

Event(s) / Discipline:

Melbourne Sports and Aquatics Centre (MSAC)

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