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Soumyajit Ghosh Biography

Early beginnings often produce early results. Bengal’s Soumyajeet Ghosh is a living testimony to it. Started playing table tennis at the age of five, it got a victory in a U-12 national cadet championship to get him hooked to the game. In 2008 he caught the eye of coach Bhawani Mukherji while playing at the Junior Commonwealth Games in Pune and was soon training under his guidance. In 2012, still in his teens, Ghosh managed to reach the London Olympics. However, his big moment came when, he at the age of 19, defeated one of the best tennis table players of India, Sharath Kamal and became the youngest to win the National Table Tennis Championships. Ghosh defeated his Indian compatriots Sharath Kamal, Anthony Amalraj and Harmeet Desai in the South Asian Zone qualification event to qualify for the Olympics at Rio.

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Despite loss in final, Indian TT pair create memorable piece of history at Bulgaria Open
Despite loss in final, Indian TT pair create memorable piece of history at Bulgaria Open
They became the first pair from India to reach the finals of an International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour Major Series event.
Saumyajit Ghosh, Sanil Shetty fight back to book place in Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour India Open main draw
Saumyajit Ghosh, Sanil Shetty fight back to book place in Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour India Open main draw
Ghosh wins after losing the first two games.
Five players to watch out for at the Seamaster ITTF World Tour India Open
Five players to watch out for at the Seamaster ITTF World Tour India Open
The list includes a 14-year old prodigy along with a 40-year old veteran
Paddler Sathiyan lashes out at state of sport in the country
Paddler Sathiyan lashes out at state of sport in the country
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) There is a "complete lack of system" in Indian sports, says Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, the wiry table tennis player from ...
Paddler Manika Batra eyes breaking into World top 100
Paddler Manika Batra eyes breaking into World top 100
Lack of national pride or insufficient government support? Analyzing why India can't produce successful Olympic table tennis stars
Lack of national pride or insufficient government support? Analyzing why India can't produce successful Olympic table tennis stars
Table tennis, a sport with intense drama, needs media attention and a touch glamour.
TT: Mouma, Manika bow out of Olympics after first round losses
TT: Mouma, Manika bow out of Olympics after first round losses
Rio Olympics 2016 Table Tennis India schedule: Dates, matches and timings in IST
Rio Olympics 2016 Table Tennis India schedule: Dates, matches and timings in IST
All you need to know about when the Indian paddlers will be competing at Rio 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Analysing the table tennis draw for Indian paddlers and their possible knockout opponents
Rio Olympics 2016: Analysing the table tennis draw for Indian paddlers and their possible knockout opponents
The Indian paddlers have a tough draw to navigate in Rio 2016
Soumyajit Ghosh: Born in a small North Bengal town, India's No. 1 paddler is taking the sport to the next level
Soumyajit Ghosh: Born in a small North Bengal town, India's No. 1 paddler is taking the sport to the next level
The table tennis star from Siliguri upstaged Achanta Sharath Kamal to become India's top-ranked paddler.
Soumyajit Ghosh: 10 things to know about India's No. 1 paddler who is looking to make a splash at Rio
Soumyajit Ghosh: 10 things to know about India's No. 1 paddler who is looking to make a splash at Rio
Here's everything you need to know about India's talented table tennis player, Soumyajit Ghosh.
Rio Olympics 2016: Indian table-tennis contingent included under Target Olympic Scheme
Rio Olympics 2016: Indian table-tennis contingent included under Target Olympic Scheme
The TOP (Target Olympic Scheme) identifies and supports potential medal prospects for the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games.
India's 8 youngest Olympians and how they fared during their first Games
India's 8 youngest Olympians and how they fared during their first Games
A look at some of India's youngest Olympians.
20-year-old Manika Batra qualifies for Rio Olympics 2016
20-year-old Manika Batra qualifies for Rio Olympics 2016
In addition to Batra, Soumyajit Ghosh will be representing India for the second time in a row at Rio.
Indian Men's team win Gold at the World Table Tennis Championships
Indian Men's team win Gold at the World Table Tennis Championships
Details from the Table Tennis World Championships.
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