Pooja Sahasrabudhe

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Pooja Sahasrabudhe
Pooja Service.jpg
Pooja serving
Personal information
Nickname(s) Poo
Nationality  India
Born (1991-09-13) 13 September 1991 (age 27)
Thane, India
Playing style Right-handed ShakeHand Grip
Club Boosters TT Club, Radiant Sports Academy
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
U-17 National Champion 2006-07

Pooja Sahasrabudhe is an Indian International Table tennis player from Thane, Maharashtra.[1] She comes from a humble middle-class background, and was born and bought up in Thane, Maharashtra. She took to Table tennis at the age of 9 in the year 2000 and showed keen interest and great talent in the sport. Her coach Mrs. Shailaja Gohad at the Boosters TT Academy,[2] was quick to notice this and it was under her guidance that Pooja groomed as a player. She started representing India at a very young age. Pooja did her schooling and graduation from Thane and was absorbed by ONGC in the year 2010. Pooja recently got married and moved to Pune, India where she continues to train under the guidance of Mr. Rohit Chaudhary - a Shiv Chatrapatee Awardee and her husband Mr. Aniket Koparkar - an ex-international himself.

She has won the Singles National Championship in the U-17 [3] and U-21 [4] events and as of February 2016 she is ranked no.3 in India[5] in the Women's Singles Category and is currently a member of the Indian National Women's Table Tennis Team [6]

Career highlights[edit]

  • Gold Medal in Women Team Event and Bronze Medal in Women's Doubles at 3rd Fajr Cup 2014, Tehran Iran[13][14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ttfi.org/pdf/Pooja_Sahasrabhude.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.boosters-tt.com/player-profile.php
  3. ^ http://www.ttfi.org/pdf/National_Junior_Singles_Champions.pdf
  4. ^ http://www.ttfi.org/pdf/National_Youth_Champions.pdf
  5. ^ http://www.ttfi.org/app/webroot/pdf/Ranking2015/RankingOCT2015/franking/Women.pdf
  6. ^ http://www.ttfi.org/news/show/769
  7. ^ http://www.ttfi.org/pdf/National_Junior_Singles_Champions.pdf
  8. ^ http://news.webindia123.com/news/ar_showdetails.asp?id=701010644&cat=&n_date=20070101
  9. ^ http://www.thesportscampus.com/20081015161/2008-pune-youth-games/india-on-a-shooting-spree
  10. ^ http://www.ttfi.org/pdf/National_Youth_Champions.pdf
  11. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20100213012928/http://www.11sagdhaka2010.com.bd/Pages/Medals/Default.aspx
  12. ^ http://www.ittf.com/competitions/test/matches_per_round1.asp?competition_ID=2225&rnd=4&s_Event_Type=WS
  13. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/sport/sahasrabuddhe-reason-to-be-proud/article8103880.ece
  14. ^ http://www.ttproagency.com/news.php?new=187
  15. ^ http://sports.ndtv.com/othersports/news/221850-sharath-kamal-to-lead-india-at-tokyo-world-table-tennis-championships
  16. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/others/10-member-squad-leaves-for-Asian-Championships/articleshow/49102341.cms
  17. ^ http://www.ttfi.org/news/show/751
  18. ^ http://www.ttfi.org/app/webroot/eventquaImage/h2u_wt2.pdf
  19. ^ http://www.ttfi.org/app/webroot/eventquaImage/7Nl_MXD.pdf
  20. ^ http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-sports/sahasrabuddhe-reason-to-be-proud/article8105136.ece
  21. ^ http://www.ttfi.org/app/webroot/eventquaImage/euO_11.WS%20MAIN%20DRAW.pdf
  22. ^ http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2016-02-10/news/70509795_1_second-gold-fourth-gold-pooja-sahasrabudhe
  23. ^ http://www.tensports.com/news/south-asian-games-india-clean-sweeps-12-medals-table-tennis
  24. ^ http://www.ttfi.org/news/show/769
  25. ^ "Manika Batra leads India to historic women Table Tennis gold at Commonwealth Games". The Economic Times. 8 April 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2018.