Chetan Baboor

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Chetan Baboor (April 22, 1974) is an Indian international Table Tennis champion[1] and winner of the Arjuna Award for 1997 - an award recognizing outstanding achievement in sports in India. He belongs to the Babbur Kamme community of Holenarasipura, Karnataka. Chetan has won four national titles and double golds in Commonwealth Championships.

He was born in Lucknow, India and has represented Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Petroleum Sports Control Board teams in India as well as BTK Enig in Sweden. Apart from his sporting achievements, he has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Rashtreeya Vidyalaya College of Engineering and a MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.

He stopped playing pro tour in 2001 (at the age of 27) in order to pursue an MBA from Thunderbird university and has been working in Business/Management consulting since. He had a career best world ranking of 68 in 1999 and played his last big event (World Championships) in 2004.

He currently resides in Bangalore/New York, NY and is currently a presenter for the Asian Games, presenting for the TV channel Ten Sports. He is currently working at Axtria Inc. as an Associate Principal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chetan Baboor top-ranked player". Indian Express. 5 June 2009. Retrieved 14 May 2010.