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.