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By John Glenday, Reporter

February 7, 2012 | 1 min read

Footage of a pint sized ping pong champ batting balls back toward his father has become a surprise Youtube smash, garnering over 800,000 views.

Too small to stand next to the table 18 month old Jamie-Myska Buddell can be seen sitting behind the net, dwarfed by surrounding players as he gamely bats balls around at Woolwell table tennis club.

The unlikely clip was shot by Jamie’s father Kevin Buddell to send to his partners family in the Czech Republic.

Speaking of his new found fame Buddell said: "I've no idea why it's become viral," said car hire boss Kevin, 45.

"There are a lot of young kids out there who are good at sports.But this has just gone completely crazy."