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5th National Para Table Tennis Tournament: Championship Details, Inspiration Story of Mayank Srivastava

National Para Table Tennis Tournament is all set for its 5th edition this year. The host of the 2022 edition is Indore, Madhya Pradesh. This is the biggest national tournament for para tennis players in India. Players like Mayank Srivastava, Sandeep Dangi, and RK Singh are participating in the tournament.

Mayank has come to participate in the National Para Table Tennis Competition at Khel Prashal. Without a wheelchair and a helper, they would not be able to do anything. Even the racquet is not able to catch it, the ally ties it to his hand, but still, he is standing, challenging the rest of the players like himself.

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5th National Para Table Tennis Tournament: Championship Details

5th National Para Table Tennis Tournament

Location- Indore (M.P.)
Players- 225 players from 22 states included
50 International Para Players, 13 of the World Rankings
Age- Players ranging in age from 15 to 65 years have come to participate in the National Para Table Tennis Competition.

Inspiration Story of Mayank Srivastava

Became SI in 10th

Due to his better performance in gymnastics, Mayank got a job in CRPF in class 10 itself. Originally from Prayagraj, Mayank got his first job as a sub-inspector, the success of the game making him an assistant commandant until the injury occurred. Even after being disabled, Mayank Able also gives gymnastics training to the players while sitting in the wheelchair.


There is no life in the fingers, the racket is tied in the hand and handles the field between 1994 and 2010, Mayank was successful in many tournaments including three World Championships in Gymnastics, three Commonwealth Games, two Asian Championships, two World Cups. Returned from 2020 with the insistence of winning after injury.

Also participated in National Para Athletics. His wife and two sons accompany him in every tournament. There is no life in the fingers of the hands, so they play with racquets in their hands.

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