Sharath Kamal: Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Career, Medals, Facts & More

Sharath Kamal

Sharath Kamal is a professional table tennis player from India. He is the only player to become a nine-times Senior National Champion. Sharath Kamal alo received the fourth highest civilian award Padma Shree from the Government of India. Check out more about tennis player Achanta Sharath Kamal from the given article.

FULL NAME: Achanta Sharath Kamal

BORN: July 12, 1982

HEIGHT: 1.85 m

NATIONALITY: Indian

STATE: Tamil Nadu(Chennai)

Personal information

Real NameAchanta Sharath Kamal
Other NameSharath Kamal
Birth date:12 July 1982 (Monday)
Age37 years old (as of 2020)
GenderMale
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
CasteNot Known
ProfessionTennis Player
HobbiesBike Riding, Workout
Debut Appearance2004 Olympics India
Famous ForOne of the most dreaded drag-flickers in the world
Net WorthNot Known
Table Tennis Career
Debut:2006 Commonwealth Games- Melbourne (Goldmedal)
Playing Style:Right-handed, shakehand grip
Coach/MentorNot Known
Physical Appearance
HeightIn feet: 6’2″
In centimeter: 187 cm
In meter: 1.87 m
WeightIn kilogram: 82 Kg
In grams: 181 LBS
Figure TypeRhomboid Muscular
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Zodiac SignCancer
Family Background, Education
Father NameName Not Known
Mother NameName Not Known
Siblings:Not Known
Born PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Current CityChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolPadma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai, India
CollegeLoyola College, India
Education QualificationGraduate
Girlfriend, Wife, Marriage
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateNot Known
Wife NameSripoorni SK
GirlfriendSripoorni SK
ChildrenDaughter: 1
Son: 1
Favourite Things & Assets
Favourite FoodIndian Food
Bike CollectionRoyal Enfield
Favorite Cricketer:Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite TV Show:Family Guy, The Big Bang Theory
Assets/PropertiesNot Known

Sharath Kamal Biography

After his success in state meets, Sharath advanced to the national level. In 2003, Sarath became National Champion for the first time at the National Table Tennis Championships. Between 2004 and 2019, she won 8 national titles and eclipsed Kamlesh Mehta’s record of 8 titles at the 2019 National Table Tennis Championships.

Medals & Awards

Table Tennis
Playing StyleRight-handed, shakehand grip
Medals• Gold medal in TT Men’s Singles at 2006 Commonwealth Games- Melbourne
• Gold medal in TT Men’s Team at 2006 Commonwealth Games- Melbourne
• Gold medal in TT Men’s Doubles at 2010 Commonwealth Games- Delhi
• Bronze medal in TT Men’s Team at 2010 Commonwealth Games- Delhi
• Gold medal in TT Men’s Team at 2018 Commonwealth Games- Gold Coast
• Silver medal in TT Men’s Doubles at 2018 Commonwealth Games- Gold Coast
• Bronze medal in TT Men’s Singles at 2018 Commonwealth Games- Gold Coast
• Bronze medal in TT Mixed doubles at 2018 Commonwealth Games- Gold Coast
• Two bronze medals at the 2018 Asian Games
• Won Gold medal in Men’s Team TT Final, Commonwealth Games 2022
Honours• Arjuna award in 2004
• Padma Shri award in 2019

In 2007, Sharath won the Pyongyang Invitational Tournament and became the first Indian paddler to win the tournament. At the 2010 US Open Table Tennis Championships, she defeated the defending champion, Thomas Keinath, in the final to claim the championship title.

Since 2010, Sharath has been part of the German Bundesliga table tennis league (not to be confused with the German soccer Bundesliga) and currently plays for Borussia Dusseldorf.

When it comes to net Worth, We dont have exact information regarding his income.

Sharath Kamal Achievements

  • In 2004, at the 16th Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship, Kamal won the men’s singles gold at Kaula Lumpur. The same year, he was honoured with the prestigious “Arjuna Award” by the Government of India.
  • He won a gold medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.
  • At Grand Rapids, Michigan in 2010, he won the US Open Table Tennis men’s championships.
  • He defeated Hong Kong’s Li Ching at the 2010 Egypt Open; Thus became the first Indian to win a singles title on the ITTF Pro Tour.
  • At the Commonwealth Games of 2018, Kamal bagged a gold, silver and bronze medal in men’s team, men’s doubles and men’s singles event.
  • Bagged bronze medal in both men’s team and mixed doubles at 2018 Asian Games, held in Jakarta.
  • Honoured with the fourth highest civilian award, Padam Shri in 2019.
  • Won Gold medal in Men’s Team TT Final, Commonwealth Games 2022

Arjuna award Recipient 2004

Sharath Kumar is a tailor-made sportsman for Table Tennis. After Kamal won gold in the men’s singles event of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships in Kuala Lumpur in 2004, he was awarded the fourth highest civilian award Arjuna Award. He became an Arjuna awardee at the age of 22, and since then, he has been setting records. Kumar has become a national icon and an idol for many young kids. 


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