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Achanta Sharath Kamal


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India's most experienced paddler is a man on a mission. The 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Olympian has to carry the team on his shoulders at the third pavilion of Riocentro from August 6-17. Sharath Kamal has been doing extremely well in the international circuit after missing the bus in London four years back. The Arjuna awardee is the first Indian to win a singles title on the ITTF Pro Tour. An untimely knee injury in 2015 delayed his Olympic qualification till April this year. But the 33-year-old table tennis star booked his place in the biggest sporting event of the world after winning a gold in the men's singles final of the Stage 2 event at the Asian Olympic tournament.
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