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Sathiyan GNANASEKARAN

Sathiyan GNANASEKARAN
    Table Tennis
Birth Date:  08 Jan 1993
Place of Birth:  Chennai Tamil Nadu
Country of birth:  IND
Age:  25
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  168
Weight (Kg):  49

Sathiyan GNANASEKARAN - 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 16:30
Mixed Doubles Round of 32
LEONG Chee Feng/HO Ying
0
GNANASEKARAN Sathiyan/BATRA Manika
3
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 20:15
Men's Singles Round of 32
Muhammad RAMEEZ
0
Sathiyan GNANASEKARAN
4
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 11:50
Mixed Doubles Round of 16
MEDJUGORAC Marko/COTE Alicia
2
GNANASEKARAN Sathiyan/BATRA Manika
3
Finished
Thu, 12 Apr 16:30
Men's Singles Round of 16
Segun TORIOLA
(RET) 0
Sathiyan GNANASEKARAN
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 4
PANG Xue Jie/ZHOU Yihan
0
GNANASEKARAN Sathiyan/BATRA Manika
3
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 16:30
Men's Singles Quarterfinal 4
Samuel WALKER
4
Sathiyan GNANASEKARAN
0
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 10:05
Mixed Doubles Semifinal 2
PITCHFORD Liam/HO Tin-Tin
3
GNANASEKARAN Sathiyan/BATRA Manika
2
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

Legend

RET: Retired

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2017 Dusseldorf, GER Men's Singles R128
2017 Dusseldorf, GER Men's Doubles R32
2017 Dusseldorf, GER Mixed Doubles R32
2016 Kuala Lumpur, MAS Men's Team 25
2015 Suzhou, CHN Men's Singles R64
2015 Suzhou, CHN Men's Doubles R64

Nickname: Sathi (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Hobbies

Watching movies, reading books (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)


Occupation: Athlete and engineer. (ittf.com, 18 Jun 2017)
Education: Engineering and IT
Languages spoken: English, Hindi, Tamil (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Coach

PERSONAL: S RAMAN (IND) (ittf.com, 26 Sep 2016)
NATIONAL: Massimo CONSTANTINI (ITA) (ttif.org, 16 Apr 2017)
CLUB: N RAVICHANDRAN (IND), Ilija LUPULESKU (USA) (Facebook, 20 Jun 2017)


Position style: Right-handed, shakehand grip
Injuries

A hernia in 2015 put him out for a month. (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)


Reason: "My mother just wanted to put me in a sport to keep me fit, engaged and not waste time in the evening. Table tennis was just an accident, as a new table tennis centre started close to my house." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Ambition: "To be a world class table tennis player and get into the top 20." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Memorable: "Belgium Open World Tour 2016 gold medallist." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Hero: "Swiss tennis player Roger FEDERER, for his elegance and the ease with which he plays. It is my dream to meet him in person." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Influence: "My father, as he always taught me to fight hard no matter what." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Ritual: "I keep my practise quite specific, have a good diet and pray to my god." (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)
Additional information

NUMBER TWO
Only the second Indian player to win a men's singles title on the ITTF World Tour, after beating local Cedric NUYTINCK in the final of the 2016 Belgium Open. (ittf.com, 18 Jun 2017)


MULTISKILLED
A qualified engineer. (Athlete, 4 Jul 2017)


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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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