Table Tennis team to strive for a couple of medals at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

March 26, 2018

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Table tennis has 7 gold medals o offer in this edition of the Commonwealth Games. India has done fairly well at the event, winning 12 medals in its history. Singapore has dominated the event, taking more than half the gold medals on offer over the years.

Here are a few interesting facts about this sport:

} Table tennis was first featured in the Commonwealth Games in 2002, and the 2018 CWG would be the 6th edition to include the sport.

} 10 athletes from India would take part in different events. The squad includes 5 women and 5 men.

} Achanta Sharath Kamal will feature in his 4th Commonwelth Games and will lead India’s charge. Manika Batra and Mouma Das are the elite female Table tennis players.

} India would be hoping for medals in at least 3 events at Games.

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