Indian Table Tennis Record: 6 Men, 6 Women, 3 Events of 8 consecutive Olympics Boast 3rd Round as the Best

Table Tennis is the ideal Sports where Indians can claim parity. Since being part of Indian Olympic Contingent in 1988 Olympics, woman have always been part of Table Tennis squad. For the first time, two Women were part of the team in 2016 Olympics squad that matched the maximum TT team of 4 members sent in 1992 Olympics. Unfortunately, all four lost in the first round itself at Rio and third round entries by Kamlesh Mehta in 1988 and 1992 still remains as India’s best performance at Olympics.

Indian TT Schedule and Results at 2016 Olympics
Indian History at Summer Olympics: Performances in Every Olympics
History of All Sports Played at Olympics by India
Indian Medals In Olympics: When and Who Got It!!

Summary of Indian Participation at Olympics

    1988: 3 (2 Men, 1 Woman), 3 events
    1992: 4 (3 Men, 1 Woman), 3 events
    1996: 2 (1 Man, 1 Woman), 2 events
    2000: 3 (2 Men, 1 woman), 3 events
    2004: 2 (1 Man, 1 Woman), 2 events
    2008: 2 (1 Man, 1 Woman), 2 events
    2012: 2 (1 Man, 1 Woman), 2 events
    2016: 4 (2 Men, 2 Women), 2 events

Events for India at Olympics

    Men’s Singles: 1988-2016
    Women’s Singles: 1988-2016
    Men’s Doubles: 1992, 2000

Maximum Participation by Indians at Olympics
Men

    3 Chetan Baboor (1992, 1996, 2000), Sharath Kamal Achanta (2004, 2008, 2016)
    2 Kamlesh Mehta, Sujay Ghorpade (1988, 1992), Soumyajit Ghosh (2012, 2016)
    1 Raman Subramanyan (2000)

Women

    2 Niyati Roy-Shah (1988, 1992), Mouma Das (2004, 2016)
    1 Ambika Radhika (1996), Poulomi Ghatak (2000), Neha Aggarwal (2008), Manika Batra (2016)

1988: 3 members in 3 events

    Kamlesh Mehta: Round 3 Men’s Singles, Round 2 in Men’s Doubles
    Sujay Ghorpade: Round 1 Men’s Singles, Round 2 in Men’s Doubles
    Niyati Roy-Shah: Round 1 Women’s Singles

1992: 4 Paddlers for 3 events (1 Woman)

    Kamlesh Mehta: Round 3 Men’s Singles
    Chetan Baboor: Round 1 Men’s Singles
    Sujay Ghorpade / Kamlesh Mehta : Round 2 Men’s Doubles
    Niyati Roy-Shah: Round 2 Women’s Singles

1996: 2 in 2 events

    Chetan Baboor: Men’s Singles
    Ambika Radhika: Women’s Singles

2000: 3 Paddlers (1 woman)

    Chetan Baboor: Men’s Singles
    Chetan Baboor / Raman Subramanyan: 25th in Men’s Doubles
    Poulomi Ghatak: Women’s Singles

2004: 2 (1 woman) for 2 events

    Sharath Kamal Achanta: 33rd Men’s Singles
    Mouma Das: 49th Women’s Singles

2008: 2 (1 Man, 1 Woman), 2 events

    Sharath Kamal Achanta: 33rd Men’s Singles
    Neha Aggarwal: Women’s Singles

2012: 2 in 2 events

    Soumyajit Ghosh: 33rd Men’s Singles
    Ankita Das: 49th Women’s Singles

2016: 4 in 2 events

    Soumyajit Ghosh: Men’s Singles 1st Round
    Sharath Kamal Achanta: Men’s Singles 1st Round
    Manika Batra: Women’s Singles 1st Round
    Mouma Das: Women’s Singles 1st Round

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.