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Top 10 Indian's Famous Table Tennis Player

Updated: Sep 13, 2022


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Table tennis also known as ping-pong is a sport invented in England , a ball game played on a flat table divided into two equal courts by a net. Table tennis is popular all over the world and organized as a competitive sports.


In India, table tennis is a popular indoor recreation sports not only from professional sports persons but can played also in schools, college and universities as a various competitions.


Table tennis was brought to India during the first half of the 20th century. The British people dominated the game for the long time until the establishment of Table tennis Federation of India to give a chance to bring the tables of Indian table tennis players.


In India, the count of talented table tennis players is not less, India is blessed with some of the most talented players. Here is a list of top 10 famous table tennis players in India.


Top 10 famous Indian Table Tennis Player


1.Neha Aggarwal


An Indian table tennis player , the only women from India who participated in 2018 Summer Olympics .


2.Ankita Das


An Indian table tennis player , who reached the Quarter finals when she participated the World Championship also the youngest player to represent India at 2012 London Summer Olympics.


3.Soumyajit Ghosh


A youngest Indian table tennis player to qualify for the London, 2012 Olympics and became the youngest national champion at the 74th National Table Tennis Championship.


4.Anthony Amalraj


A professional table tennis player who won a silver medal at 2014 Commonwealth games , won the National Table Tennis Championship in 2012, An Arjuna Awardee of 2017 and a gold medalist on men’s event in 2018 Commonwealth Games.


5.Kamlesh Mehta


An Indian retired table tennis player , he former captain of Indian team and ranked as the highest Indian player in Asia, received a numerous recognition like Maharashtra Government’s Shiv Chhatrapati Award in 1979 followed by the Friendship Trophy for being the best player from India , named as the best sportsman by the Sports Journalist Association , was awarded the Arjuna Award and the first Indian to received the Fair Play Trophy at the Commonwealth Championship in 1989.


6.Poulomi Ghatak


A table tennis player from India , who won 3 Junior National Championships and 7 Senior National Championships , she represent India at the Commonwealth Championship in 2006. At the age of 16 , she played in Sydney Olympics. In 2007, she also played in Indian Open Finals. In 2018 ranking of Table Tennis Federation of India she ranked in 22nd place among other women player in India.


7.Mouma Das


An Indian table tennis player, who represent India in an international event. She won multiple medals at the Commonwealth Games including a gold in the women’s team competition in 2018, and awarded the Arjuna Award.


8.Sathiyan Gnanasekaran


An Indian table tennis player, currently ranked at 38 in the world . He was a member of Indian team and took a bronze medal on 2011 Junior World Championship. He was the first Indian paddler to sign a contract for Japanese T- League.


9.Manika Batra


An Indian top- one female table tennis player and ranked 50th in the world and was awarded the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna


10.Sharath Kamal


A first Indian Professional table tennis player to become the nine times Senior National Champion and was awarded the Padma Shri. He ranked at 32nd in International Table Tennis Federation and gain multiple awards at the Commonwealth Award.


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