Personal Profile (Personal Biography)
Achanta Sharath Kamal
Date of Birth (Birthday):
12 July 1982
Tamil Nadu, India
Hindi, Tamil and English
Indian Oil Corporation
San Sebastian de los Reyes (Spain)
PSBB Nungambakkam school
Loyola College, Chennai
Table Tennis Background
16th Commonwealth table tennis championship held at Kualalumpur - Gold medal ( Men's Singles)
Commonwealth Games, Melbourne – Gold medal ( Men's Doubles)
Pyongyong Invitational Tournament, Pyongyong, North Korea
US Open Table Tennis Men's championships
Egypt open table tennis championship
Commonwealth Games, Melbourne – Gold medal ( Men's Singles)
Commonwealth Games, Delhi – Gold medal ( Men's Doubles)
Commonwealth Games, Delhi – Gold medal ( Men's Single's)
Award and Achievements
- He captained the Indian men's team to win team title at Egypt open table tennis championship.
- Achanta is the first Indian to win singles title on the ITTF Pro Tour.
- Represented India at 2004 Olympics and 2006 Asian Games.
- First Indian to win the Pyongyong Invitational Tournament
- Sharath was the only Indian Men's Table Tennis player to be selected for the Beijing Olympics.