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Indian Paddlers reaching new heights

Three weeks back, 8 Indian paddlers entered into top 1oo rankings and destroyed all the previously held records. 6 men and 2 women achieved rankings in top 100 leaving the Indian mark on ranking lists.

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  • 8 players in top 100 : First time in history
  •  World No 1 Spot in U18 : First time in history
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1st time in History – 6 Indian Men in top 100 (January 2018)

In Women Table Tennis rankings, Mouma Das and Manika Batra leads the Indian Charge with World ranking 61 and 62 respectively. We can expect them to break into top 30 in coming calendar year.

But this isn’t it. Indian junior paddlers are rapidly making their way into International circuit. Remember the name Manav Thakkar. Current World No 1 in Boys U18 rankings. In currently held National Senior Table Tennis tournament he reached semifinals proving his potential just at the age of 17. His progress in couple of years is remarkable and we can expect greater achievements from him in future.

Manav Thakkar – World No 1 – U18 Boys Rankings

15 Indians in top 50 Junior Rankings (Feb 2018)

U21 Boys :

Ronit Bhanja – World No. 47

U21 Girls :

Akula Sreeja – World No. 43

Ahyika Mukherjee – World No. 49

U18 Boys :

Manav Thakkar – World No. 1

Snehit Suravajjula – World No. 24

Manush Shah – World No. 33

Jeet Chandra – World No. 36

Parth Virmani – World No. 44

U18 Girls :

Archana Kamath – World No. 19

Selena Selvakumar – World No. 37

U15 Boys :

Payas Jain – World No. 12

Himnakulhpuingheta Jeho – World No. 13

Yashansh Malik – World No. 47

U15 Girls :

Diya Chitale – World No. 6

Vanshika Bhargava – World No. 30

 

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