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
STATE: Tamil Nadu(Chennai)
|Real Name||Achanta Sharath Kamal|
|Other Name||Sharath Kamal|
|Birth date:||12 July 1982 (Monday)|
|Age||37 years old (as of 2020)|
|Hobbies||Bike Riding, Workout|
|Debut Appearance||2004 Olympics India|
|Famous For||One of the most dreaded drag-flickers in the world|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Table Tennis Career|
|Debut:||2006 Commonwealth Games- Melbourne (Goldmedal)|
|Playing Style:||Right-handed, shakehand grip|
|Height||In feet: 6’2″|
In centimeter: 187 cm
In meter: 1.87 m
|Weight||In kilogram: 82 Kg|
In grams: 181 LBS
|Figure Type||Rhomboid Muscular|
|Family Background, Education|
|Father Name||Name Not Known|
|Mother Name||Name Not Known|
|Born Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Current City||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|School||Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai, India|
|College||Loyola College, India|
|Girlfriend, Wife, Marriage|
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Wife Name||Sripoorni SK|
|Favourite Things & Assets|
|Favourite Food||Indian Food|
|Bike Collection||Royal Enfield|
|Favorite Cricketer:||Sachin Tendulkar|
|Favorite TV Show:||Family Guy, The Big Bang Theory|
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
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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