Sharath to spearhead Indian challenge at Asian TT

New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Veteran Achanta Sharath Kamal will be heading a 10-member team in the Asian Table Tennis Championships to be held in Busan from June 30-July 7.

While Sharath Kamal will be spearheading the men’s challenge, national champion K. Shamini will lead the challenge in the women’s section

The other male paddlers of the team include Soumyajit Ghosh, Sanil Shetty, Harmeet Desai and Anthony Amalraj while women’s section will form veteran Mouma Das, Neha Aggarwal, Madhurika Patkar and Anikta Das, who is returning to the fold after recovering from injury.

Both Bhawani Mukherjee and Arup Basak will be the coaches while Arun Kumar Banerjee will be the team manager.

Team reached Busan from Japan, where they participated in the Japan World Tour. A

“Though they had an up-and-down like performances at the World Tour event in Japan, their subsequent training in Japan has brought them into shape for the Asian meet,” said Mukherjee from Tokyo.

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