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Achanta Sharath Kamal

Personal Profile (Personal Biography)
Achanta Sharath Kamal Full Name: Achanta Sharath Kamal
Date of Birth (Birthday):  12 July 1982
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Hair Color:  Black
Birth Place:   Tamil Nadu, India
Religion: Hindu
Marital Status:  Single
Languages:  Hindi, Tamil and English
Professional Game:  Table Tennis

Proffesional Background
Professional Game: Table tennis
Employer:  Indian Oil Corporation
Club:  San Sebastian de los Reyes (Spain)

Schooling: PSBB Nungambakkam school
Graduation :  Loyola College, Chennai

Table Tennis Background
Famous Victories
2004 - 16th Commonwealth table tennis championship held at Kualalumpur - Gold medal ( Men's Singles)
2006 - Commonwealth Games, Melbourne Gold medal ( Men's Doubles)
2007 - Pyongyong Invitational Tournament, Pyongyong, North Korea
2010 - US Open Table Tennis Men's championships
2010 - Egypt open table tennis championship
2006 - Commonwealth Games, Melbourne Gold medal ( Men's Singles)
2010 - Commonwealth Games, Delhi Gold medal ( Men's Doubles)
2010 - Commonwealth Games, Delhi Gold medal ( Men's Single's)
Interesting Facts
  • 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.

Award and Achievements
2004 : Arjuna Award
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