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Table Tennis Squad for Jakarta Asian Games Announced

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A 10-member table tennis squad for the upcoming Asian Games 2018, also known as the mini olympics has been announced. As expected most of known faces have made the cut. 

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Top stars included the Table Tennis Squad

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It’s a great opportunity for youngsters like Ayhika Mukherjee to showcase their talent at the Asian Games.

India’s top paddlers who are currently entertaining the crowd at the Ultimate Table Tennis League and who also won India Gold, Silver and Bronze medals at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games are all in the Table Tennis Squad.

Top stars including Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal has been selected for the Asian Games by the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI).

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Both the men’s and women’s team have undergone one change each from the successful Commonwealth Games campaign with young paddlers Manav Thakkar and Ayhika Mukherjee replacing Sanil Shetty and Pooja Sahasrabuddhe respectively.

Tainted paddler Soumyajit Ghosh remained out of the team after he was accused of raping an 18-year-old, a charge he has denied.

Table Tennis Squad

Men: Achanta Sharath Kamal, Gnanasekaran Sathiyan, Anthony Amalraj, Harmeet Desai. Manav Thakkar.

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Women: Manika Batra, Mouma Das, Madhurika Patkar, Ayhika Mukherjee, Sutirtha Mukherjee.

The Asian Games are set to begin from August 18 to September 2 in Indonesia.

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Vardan Pandhare
Vardan Pandhare
Vardhan is an author who loves creativity. He enjoys experimenting in various fields. After completing his graduation, he was sure about one thing! His love for sports. He is now living his dream of being creative with words in the field of sports. He has since then always brought the latest news and updates for all the sports fans.


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