TTFI announces India squad for Asian Games

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

Sharath Kamal in action against Tiago Apolonia in the CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis League in Pune.

A 10-member table tennis squad including Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal has been selected for the Asian Games by the the Table Tennis Federation of India.

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 Mukharjee 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.

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

Teams:

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

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

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