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Sharath Kamal, an Indian paddler, is elected to the ITTF for the first time

16th November 2022 | TITN Team

Achanta Sharath Kamal, a prominent Indian paddler, is the first Indian to be chosen to the International Table Tennis Federation’s Athletes’ Commission (ITTF).

Eight athletes, including four men and four women, were chosen for the Athletes’ Commission from Asia, Africa, the Americas, Europe, and Oceania. They will serve for four years, from 2022 to 2026. Sharath thanked all of the voters and all of Asia for their support and devotion in a statement released by the Table Tennis Federation of India.

In addition, he expressed gratitude to the CoA, Committee of Administrators, for sending his name to ITTF.

Sharath has already been chosen for this year’s Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award, the nation’s top sports honour.