Participants

Melissa TAPPER

Melissa TAPPER
    Table Tennis
Birth Date:  01 Mar 1990
Place of Birth:  HAMILTON
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  28
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  170
Weight (Kg):  68

Melissa TAPPER - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 9:30
Women's Team Group 3
Australia
3
Mauritius
0
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 16:00
Women's Team Group 3
Australia
3
Canada
1
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 16:00
Women's Team Quarterfinal 2
Wales
1
Australia
3
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 9:30
Women's Team Semifinal 1
Singapore
3
Australia
0
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 16:00
Bronze Medal Event Women's Team Bronze Medal Match
Australia
1
England
3
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 16:30
Women's TT6-10 Singles Group 1
Melissa TAPPER
3
Maitreyee SARKAR
0
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 10:40
Women's TT6-10 Singles Group 1
Melissa TAPPER
3
Felicity PICKARD
0
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 16:30
Mixed Doubles Round of 32
SHING Yoshua/LULU Anolyn
0
HU Heming/TAPPER Melissa
3
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 18:00
Women's Singles Round of 32
Karen LYNE
1
Melissa TAPPER
4
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 9:30
Women's Doubles Round of 16
CHANG Li Sian Alice/TEE Ai Xin
1
BROMLEY Michelle/TAPPER Melissa
3
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 10:40
Women's TT6-10 Singles Group 1
Melissa TAPPER
3
Vero NIME
0
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 11:50
Mixed Doubles Round of 16
PANG Xue Jie/ZHOU Yihan
3
HU Heming/TAPPER Melissa
2
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 12:25
Women's Singles Round of 16
Tianwei FENG
4
Melissa TAPPER
0
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 17:15
Women's Doubles Quarterfinal 1
FENG Tianwei/YU Mengyu
3
BROMLEY Michelle/TAPPER Melissa
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 11:15
Women's TT6-10 Singles Semifinal 1
Melissa TAPPER
3
Andrea MCDONNELL
1
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 12:55
Gold Medal Event Women's TT6-10 Singles Gold Medal Match
Melissa TAPPER
3
Faith OBAZUAYE
1
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Doubles R32
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's Team 3

Paralympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2017 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Teams Class 6-10 4
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Singles Class 10 Group
2012 London, GBR Women's Singles Class 10 4
2012 London, GBR Women's Teams Class 6-10 QF

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Singles Prelim
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's Team R16

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Kuala Lumpur, MAS Women's Team 53
2014 Tokyo, JPN Women's Team 21
2014 Beijing, CHN Women's Singles Class 10 3

Nickname: Milly (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Hobbies

Shopping and cooking. (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)


Occupation: Athlete, receptionist at VIS and trust accountant with Coolabah Law Chambers. (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Education: Exercise science at Australian Catholic University, VIC; conveyancing at RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: Simon GERADA (AUS) (husband) (aoc-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com, 27 Jul 2016)
NATIONAL: Brett CLARKE (AUS) (tabletennis.org.au, 3 Aug 2014)


Position style: Left-handed. Shakehand grip.
Reason: Began playing as a lunchtime sport at primary school and then joined a club. (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Ambition: "To win a medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Memorable: "Qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Australian team." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Hero: "My parents, they are pretty awsome and have always supported me." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Influence: "My parents and husband. They have always supported me." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Additional information

HISTORY
At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, she made history by becoming the first Australian athlete to compete at the Olympics and Paralympics, and one of few in Olympic history to do it in the same year. (corporate.olympics.com.au, 21 Aug 2016) 


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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