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newstabletennis9 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Manika Batra demands 'venue access' for personal coach

Indian Table Tennis star Manika Batra has requested to grant her personal coach Sanmay Paranjape, an upgraded Games accreditation, that would allow him 'venue access' for the field of play during the events. However, the permission, which is in the process, is yet to be granted.
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featuretabletennisa month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Table Tennis Team

Four Table Tennis players have qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which also includes the legendary Sharath Kamal - set to make his fourth appearance at the Games. Manika Batra will make appear for the second time, while Gnansekaran Sathiyan and Sutirtha Mukherjee will make their debut.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | An Olympic medal can lift the stature of Table Tennis in India, asserts Sharath Kamal

Indian Table Tennis legend Sharath Kamal feels that the stature of the game in India would drastically rise if the nation wins an Olympic medal. The Chennai-based player, along with three others - Gnansekaran Sathiyan, Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee have qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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newstabletennis3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | This won't be the best Olympic Games, asserts Sharath Kamal

India’s top-ranked Table Tennis player Sharath Kamal feels that the upcoming Olympics won’t be the best one, with the travel restrictions in place. The world no. 31 has already qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Games alongside Gnansekaran Sathiyan, Manika Batra and Sutirtha Mukherjee.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

Polish league is a big opportunity to 'polish' my skills, asserts Gnanasekaran Sathiyan

Tokyo-bound paddler Gnanasekaran Sathiyan believes that the experience he gained from the Polish league will help him develop as a player. The 38th ranked player in the world will feature in the upcoming 2021 Olympics, along with the likes of Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra, and Sutirtha Mukherjee.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra receive official confirmation as Olympic entrants

Indian Table Tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra received official confirmation of their participation in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, based on the latest listings in the world rankings. The quadrennial event is all set to kick start on July 23 and will conclude on August 8.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | My best chance to win an Olympic medal, asserts Sharath Kamal

Legendary Indian Table Tennis player Sharath Kamal feels that the 2021 Tokyo Games will be his best chance to win an Olympic medal. A total of four players – Sharath Kamal, Gnansekaran Sathiyan, Manika Batra, and Sutirtha Mukherjee have made the cut to the mega-event, across three events.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | We are going to put up strong performance at the Games, asserts Gnansekaran Sathiyan

Gnanasekaran Sathiyan is confident that the Indian Table Tennis players will put up a good performance at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, later this year. India is still on the hunt for the first-ever Table Tennis medal at the Olympics since the discipline was introduced in the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
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newstabletennis4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Four Indian paddlers qualify for the Games

Four Indian paddlers – Achanta Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra, Gnansekaran Sathiyan, and Sutirtha Mukherjee all qualified for the Tokyo Olympics during the Asian qualification event, this Thursday evening. Sathiyan and Sutirtha will be making their first appearance at the Games, later this year.
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newstabletennis5 months ago

WTT Contender 2021 | Sharath Kamal crashes out, ends India's voyage

Top-ranked Indian Table Tennis player Sharath Kamal crashed out of the World Table Tennis Contender event after losing to Germany’s Dmitrij Ovtcharov in the round-of-16 clash, in Doha, on Wednesday. Gnansekaran Sathiyan and Manika Batra had already taken the exit route from the meet.
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