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Representing the principles of the Club, commencing in 1967 a series of awards have been made.

The Victor Barna Memorial Award “Best Player”

Donated by Suzy Barna in 1973, the memorial trophy was initiated to perpetuate the name of Victor Barna with the activities of the Swaythling Club International. At the time of his unexpected death in Peru in 1972, Victor Barna was the Founder President of the Club.

It was decided that the “Victor Barna Memorial Trophy” shall be awarded to a man or woman player who has secured the most points at the biennial World Championships. It has now been arranged with the ITTF, since the separation of the individual and team events, to have this award presented at the World Team Championships.

The Richard Bergmann “Fair Play” Award

In line with one of the aims of the Club, the “Fair Play” award is available for associations to purchase.

The memento is intended for use as a special prize for the best sporting behaviour by a player in national competitions. Also, the award for is presented for the best sporting behaviour at the World Championships.

Stanley Proffitt Award

An award to assist youngsters less fortunate in table tennis. The first award in 2002 was given to two very deserving projects Azerbaijan T.T.F. Sumgait and to S.K.S.T. Decin Table Tennis Club, Czech Republic. The 2004 and 2006 awards were presented to the Lesotho Table Tennis Association and the Scottish Association to further promote youngsters.

The 2008 Award was presented to Sri Lanka Table tennis Association for Miss T. Weerakoon to gain international experience. Later in 2010 the presentation was made to the English Table Tennis Association for Karina Lefevre, to enable her to travel to China for a month’s training.

A presentation was not made in 2012 due to the low interest rates on the capital which was donated by the late Stanley Proffitt, the former table tennis and cricket international from England.

World Junior Championships

Specially designed, prior to 2011, a trophy was presented to the winners of the respective boys’ singles and girls’ singles events. Since that date, in co-ordination with the International Table Tennis Federation, the trophy is presented to a boy or girl for sporting behaviour both on and off the table; thus emphasising friendship, peace, fairness.

The Pat O’Brien Trophy

In 2010, Pat O’Brien, the Irish representative, donated a wooden frame construction filled with silver plates engraved with the winners of World Veteran Singles titles in all age categories.

The trophy is exhibited in the venue of World Veteran Championships, enabling participants and fans to glance through the history of the tournament; thus and remembering the table tennis personalities from past events.