Table tennis might not be as well-known as football or cricket in India. But; some talented Indian paddlers are dominating the international stage at present. Check Top 10 Famous Table Tennis Players in India.
Here’s a glimpse of a handful of the most popular Indian paddlers in the present. Top 10 Famous Table Tennis Players in India all time are.
He is considered to be the Virat Kohli for Indian table tennis at the moment. He has been nine times senior National champion and the sole Indian player to do this feat.
The record was broken by Sharath. set by Kamlesh Mehta who was an eight-time National champion. Sharath has earned four gold medals, one silver, and three bronze medals at Commonwealth Games. In the Asian Games, he has been awarded bronze and silver medals.
Manika is ranked as the number one female Indian player in table tennis at the moment. Her achievements include two gold medals, one silver, and one bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games.
The Chennai-conceived paddler is among the most positioned Indian at 30th in the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) rankings. In winning the Belgium Open in 2016. It was the 2nd Indian player following Sharath Kamal (2012) to be the winner of an ITTF tournament.
Being a member of a middle-class family from West Bengal. Soumyajit created an era when he became the youngest Indian paddler who qualified for the 2012 Olympic Games. He was 19 when he died. At that time He also became the youngest champion of national championships.
Mouma Das is a second Bengali paddler who has made it huge in the table tennis world. She was a part of India at many international tournaments at the beginning of 2000. She has been awarded many awards at the Commonwealth Games. Including gold in the Women’s Team competition in the year 2018.
Poulomi Ghatak, a player of table tennis from West Bengal. Her first professional tennis career began in 1992, and from then on her performance has never gotten better. Ghatak was a participant in Sydney in the Sydney Olympics when she was 16 years old.
Ghatak was also a participant during her first Indian Open finals in 2007. The year 1998 was the time she took home both the senior and the junior championships.
Kamlesh Navinchandra Mehta, an ex-table tennis star who has retired. He was the king of his country’s Indian TT for 10 years. Mehta played for his Indian side from 1982 until 1989. He was the top-ranked Indian cricketer in Asia as well as the Commonwealth and across the globe.
He was a part of India during seven international championships and eight Asian championships. As well as two Asian Games and the four South Asian Federation Games, two Olympic Games, and many more.
Amalraj Anthony Arputharaj is an experienced Table tennis player hailing in Tamil Nadu. He has won many awards at many international tournaments. He was awarded his silver medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in doubles with Sharath Kamal.
Anthony also was the winner of his first National Table Tennis Championship in January of 2012. Beating the most formidable Indian table tennis champion Sharath Kamal at the end of the competition.
Ankita das Won a gold medal in 2007 in WJC Canada Cadet Girls Singles. She won the gold medal in 2007 in Cape Town, South Africa Cadet Girls, as gold for Asian Team. Ankita Das Won the championship at the 75th senior National table tennis championships (2014) in the Women’s singles event. She was Runner up in 2006 in WJC China Cadet Girls Singles.
Only woman from India to feature in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Won Gold in Commonwealth youth game in 2008. She won the Bronze in the Commonwealth championship in 2009.