Tamil Nadu Table Tennis Association

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Legends from Tamilnadu on the basis of the National Title or Medal in the International Level Men/Women in Asiad/CWG/Olympics

1941, 1946 V. SIVARAMAN

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1951  T. THIRUVENGADAM

Barefoot boy to the Lord of the Game - Thiruvengadam won the Senior National Championship in the year 1951. He beat the reigning World Champion Mr. Johnny Leache in the Swaythling Cup 1952. He was the first Indian to beat the Reigning  World Champion. He was fondly called as "Indian Bergman". He passed the NIS and accompanied the indian team for various tours successfully.


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1970 G. JAGANNATH 

Born in 1945, he won the national table tennis championship in 1970 and received the Arjuna Award. He has represented India in six world, three Asian and three Commonwealth championships. He has served as senior personnel officer (sports) at Integral Coach Factory and is now brand ambassador for Stag International and runs a distributorship for the table tennis sports equipment company in Tamil Nadu. 00 

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1979,1980,1981  V. CHANDRASEKAR 

Venugopal Chandrasekar born in 1957, has won the national championship title thrice  Bronze twice in the Common Wealth Games one in Edinburgh, UK in 1979, another in India. He has also won medals at International level, and Runner up in the prestigious U.S Open in 1984. He was also part of Three Asian Championships, Four world Championships, Three Commonwealth Championships,One Asian Games and one Afro – Asian. He was awarded  ARJUNA AWARD - 1984 along with Life Time Achievement Award.


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1992 (93), 1999, 2002, 2004 S. RAMAN 

Subramaninan Raman born in 1969 has won the national championship tile 4 times. He has won medals at International level as Commonwealth Champion in 1997 & 1999 – GOLD. He has participated in Sydney Olympic – 2000, 6 Commonwealth Championship and various International events. He was honoured with ARJUNA AWARD in 1998. Now he is engaged with Sathiyan G as a coach to win a Olympic medal for India as their common goal.


1993 (94) 1996 (97)  M.S. MAITHILI 

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2002  N.R. INDU

National Champion for the year 2003 & National Games Champion for the year 1997 & 2001. Represented the Country in various International Tournaments like World Championships thrice,  Commonwealth Championships twice, Asian Championships thrice,Commonwealth Games, SAF Games, Bronze medalist in Commonwealth Championships team championships at New Delhi .

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2003 2006-2010 2016-2018 A. SHARATH KAMAL
He is the 9 times Senior National Champion breaking the record of eight times National Champion Kamlesh Mehta. He was been credited with the fourth highest civilian award, Padma Shri for his accomplishments.  Has won 4 Gold, 2 Silver and 3 Bronze in Common wealth Games. He lead the team which won the Asian Games Bronze medal by beating Japan in 2018 for the first time in Asiad since 1958. He also won a bronze medal in the mixed doubles in Asiad 2018 partnering Manika Batra.



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2008, 2010 2012 K. SHAMINI

Apart from winning 3 national titles Shamini has represented india in various international tournaments including Common wealth Games 2010 & 2014. She has won a Silver medal in the CWG 2010 New Delhi. She is an active player winning Zonal matches and a real threat to the new gen TT players. 

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2011, 2015  A. AMAL RAJ

Born in 1986 With his sheer hard work and attacking instinct, he won 2 national titles. Apart from this he won silver in the Common wealth games in doubles in the year 2014 and Gold in the 2018 Gold Coast part of the indian team. He was also a part of the bronze winning team in the Asian Games 2018. He was confered with Arjuna Award in 2017.

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G. SATHIYAN
After winning the Youth titles the graph started moving upwards. He has received the TOISA Table Tennis player of the year award 2018 (Jury choice). He has won 1 gold 1 silver and 1 bronze in Common wealth Games 2018. In the Asian Games he was part of the Mens team which won the Bronze. He was confered the Arjuna award in 2018.