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Sharath ACHANTA

Sharath ACHANTA
    Table Tennis
Birth Date:  12 Jul 1982
Place of Birth:  Machilipatnam
Country of birth:  IND
Age:  35
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  185
Weight (Kg):  90

Sharath ACHANTA - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 12:00
Men's Team Group 1
India
3
Trinidad and Tobago
0
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 18:30
Men's Team Group 1
India
3
Northern Ireland
0
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 12:00
Men's Team Quarterfinal 1
India
3
Malaysia
0
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 9:30
Men's Team Semifinal 1
India
3
Singapore
2
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 18:30
Gold Medal Event Men's Team Gold Medal Match
India
3
Nigeria
0
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 12:25
Men's Doubles Round of 32
ACHANTA Sharath/GNANASEKARAN Sathiyan
3
MIITA Tauramoa/TAKOOA Nooa
0
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 13:35
Mixed Doubles Round of 32
SIRISENA Rohan/MADURANGI Ishara
1
ACHANTA Sharath/DAS Mouma
3
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 19:30
Men's Singles Round of 32
Javen CHOONG
3
Sharath ACHANTA
4
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 11:15
Mixed Doubles Round of 16
McBEATH David/SIBLEY Kelly
0
ACHANTA Sharath/DAS Mouma
3
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 13:55
Men's Singles Round of 16
Heming HU
1
Sharath ACHANTA
4
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 17:55
Men's Doubles Round of 16
ACHANTA Sharath/GNANASEKARAN Sathiyan
3
JAYASINGHA MUDIYANSELAGE Buwaneka/RANASINGHA Imesh
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 9:30
Men's Doubles Quarterfinal 1
ACHANTA Sharath/GNANASEKARAN Sathiyan
3
McBEATH David/WALKER Samuel
0
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 10:40
Mixed Doubles Quarterfinal 2
WANG Zhen/ZHANG Mo
1
ACHANTA Sharath/DAS Mouma
3
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 13:10
Men's Singles Quarterfinal 2
Liam PITCHFORD
2
Sharath ACHANTA
4
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 18:00
Men's Doubles Semifinal 1
ACHANTA Sharath/GNANASEKARAN Sathiyan
3
PANG Yew En Koen/POH Shao Feng Ethan
1
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 9:30
Mixed Doubles Semifinal 1
GAO Ning/YU Mengyu
3
ACHANTA Sharath/DAS Mouma
2
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 16:30
Men's Singles Semifinal 1
Quadri ARUNA
4
Sharath ACHANTA
0
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 20:45
Gold Medal Event Men's Doubles Gold Medal Match
ACHANTA Sharath/GNANASEKARAN Sathiyan
2
DRINKHALL Paul/PITCHFORD Liam
3
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 9:30
Bronze Medal Event Mixed Doubles Bronze Medal Match
ACHANTA Sharath/DAS Mouma
0
GNANASEKARAN Sathiyan/BATRA Manika
3
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 11:30
Bronze Medal Event Men's Singles Bronze Medal Match
Sharath ACHANTA
4
Samuel WALKER
1
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRank
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Singles 4
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Doubles 2
2014 Glasgow, SCO Mixed Doubles QF
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's Team 4
2010 Delhi, IND Men's Singles 3
2010 Delhi, IND Men's Doubles 1
2010 Delhi, IND Mixed Doubles R16
2010 Delhi, IND Men's Team 3
2006 Melbourne, AUS Men's Singles 1
2006 Melbourne, AUS Men's Doubles QF
2006 Melbourne, AUS Mixed Doubles R16
2006 Melbourne, AUS Men's Team 1

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's Singles R128
2008 Beijing, CHN Men's Singles R64
2004 Athens, GRE Men's Singles R64

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2017 Dusseldorf, GER Men's Singles R32
2017 Dusseldorf, GER Men's Doubles R32
2016 Kuala Lumpur, MAS Men's Team 25
2015 Suzhou, CHN Men's Singles R32
2015 Suzhou, CHN Men's Doubles R64
2014 Tokyo, JPN Men's Team 33
2013 Paris, FRA Men's Singles R64
2013 Paris, FRA Men's Doubles Prelim
2013 Paris, FRA Mixed Doubles R64
2011 Rotterdam, NED Men's Singles R128
2011 Rotterdam, NED Men's Doubles R64
2011 Rotterdam, NED Mixed Doubles R64
2009 Yokohama, JPN Men's Singles R32
2009 Yokohama, JPN Men's Doubles R32
2009 Yokohama, JPN Mixed Doubles R128

Hobbies: Music, collecting coins, playing guitar and football. (indianexpress.com, 1 Aug 2016)
Occupation: Athlete, officer at the Indian Oil Corporation. (ttfi.org., 22 Jun 2017; sportskeeda.com, 6 Jul 2016)
Languages spoken: English, Hindi, Spanish
Coach

PERSONAL: Srinivasa RAO (Father) (IND), Muralidhara RAO (Uncle) (IND) (sportskeeda.com, 18 Jul 2016)
CLUB: Sachin SHETTY (IND) (ittf.com, 12 Jun 2017)
NATIONAL: Massimo CONSTANTINI (ITA) (ttif.org, 16 Apr 2017)


Position style: Right-handed, shakehand grip
Injuries: “I got injured on April 29, 2015, during my second round match (at world championships in Suzhou, China). My hamstring gave way from the hip bone and it had to be stitched back to the hip bone. Post operation, I was on walking support and in a wheelchair for six weeks." (thehindu.com, 18 Sep 2016)
Ambition: “This has been the best part of my career as far as performance is considered, and I am hoping to keep the graph going up and would like to win back the gold medal at the (Gold Coast 2018) Commonwealth Games.? (hindustantimes.com, 4 May 2017)
Memorable: "The 2006 and 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medals." (sportskeeda.com, 18 Jul 2016)
Hero: Swiss tennis player Roger FEDERER and Indian badminton player Pullela GOPICHAND. (sportskeeda.com, 18 Jul 2016)
Additional information

RECORD MAKER
At Melbourne 2006, became the first Indian to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal in table tennis. His singles title victory at the Egypt Open in 2010 was the first by an Indian on the ITTF Pro Tour. (firstpost.com, 30 Jul 2016; sportskeeda.com, 6 Jul 2016) 


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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