IN PICTURES: Remembering V. Chandrasekar (1957-2021)

V. Chandrasekar, who passed away on Wednesday, was a three-time National champion, a Commonwealth Games semifinalist, and an Arjuna awardee.

V. Chandrasekar playing in the Parrys Sports and Recreation Club open table tennis tournament at the Corporation Indoor Stadium, Madras, on September 24, 1978. - THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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V. Chandrasekar being presented the trophy after he won the men's singles title at the tournament. - THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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V. Chandrasekar participates in the National and Inter State Table Tennis Tournament at Durgapur, West Bengal, in February, 1980. - THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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V. Chandrasekar holds the trophy during the National and Inter State Table Tennis Tournament at Durgapur, West Bengal, in February, 1980. Sanjay Kathuria, the runner-up, stands alongside him. - THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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V. Chandrasekar, during the 43rd National and Inter-State table tennis championship at Palghat in Kerala on December 27, 1981. - THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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V. Chandrasekar in action during the Commonwealth table tennis championships in Kuala Lumpur, on September 14, 1982. - THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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V. Chandrasekar plays during the Asian Games in New Delhi, in December, 1982. - THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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V. Chandrasekar (c) and members of the Indian team at University Pavilion, Mumbai, during a Test match between India and Pakistan in 1982. - THE HINDU ARCHIVES
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V. Chandrasekar receiving the Rotary Club of Madras' Lifetime Achievement award from India tennis legend Vijay Amritraj in January, 2020. - SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT Photo: Special arrangement
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