Sunday, April 12, 2015

Achanta Sharath Kamal profile information and achievements

Achanta Sharath Kamal is one of India's best ever Table Tennis players. He shot into national prominence at the turn of the century and started winning medals for India soon after that. He has consistently performed at the highest level. Sharath's play has reached a new high after joining Timo Boll and team at Borussia Dusseldorf.

Current World Ranking - 44 (April 2015)

Some of Sharath's key achievements:
  • Gold medal at the 16th Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at Kuala Lampur.
  • Bundesliga for Borussia Düsseldorf (Champions and currently reached finals at the European Champions League). First Indian to perform at this level in a premium league.
  • Arjuna Award 2004
  • 2006 Commonwealth Games at Melbourne Gold medal. Beat William Henzell in the finals
  • Won 2010 Egypt Open. Beat Li Ching of Hong Kong in the finals in straight sets.
  • 2010 US Open at Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Mens Doubles title at 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi with Subhajit Saha
  • Participated in the 2004, 2008 Olympics at Athens and Beijing.
  • Many times National Champion
  • Participated at the Asian Games 2006 Doha, Qatar
  • Won Pyong Yong Invitational at North Korea
  • Bundesliga - TSV Gräfelfing, SV Weder Bremen, Borussia Düsseldorf (current club)
  • Deutsche Pokal for 2013
  • Doubles silver at Glasgow Commonwealth games with A Amalraj in doubles
  • 6th place at the Asian TT Championships
  • Represents PSPB in the National level tournaments along with Amalraj, Sanil Shetty, Harmeet Desai and others.
  • Invited to play at World Cup
School: PSBB Nungambakkam School
College: Loyola College, Chennai