Biography / Wiki
Sathiyan Gnanasekaran is a professional table tennis player who represented India internationally at various events like singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. He became the first Indian paddler ever to break into the World Top-25 ITTF rankings by attaining his career-best World Ranking of 24 in 2019.
In his debut Commonwealth Games held at Gold Coast in Australia, he won Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals in Men’s Team, Men’s Doubles, and Mixed Doubles respectively. He is honored by the prestigious Arjuna Award in 2018.
Currently, he hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on January 8, 1993, Sathiyan will turn 28 years old in the year 2021. He seems to be tall with a towering height of 168 in centimeters and 5’6” in feet and inches. He is a well-built man with body measurements of 36 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 13 inches biceps.
He seems very fit and healthy and weighs 55 in kilograms and 121 lbs in pounds approximately. His black eye color and his black hair make his personality even more glorious.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Sathiyan Gnanasekaran is $1.5 Million approx.
Education / Family
Sathiyan was born and raised up in Chennai in Tamil Nadu and belongs to a Hindu family. He didn’t reveal any information with regards to his parents and family including their names too. As per his education, he completed his graduation from St. Joseph College of Engineering with an engineering degree in Information Technology.
|Chennai in Tamil Nadu
|Date Of Birth
|January 8, 1993
|In centimeters – 168 cm
In feet inches – 5’6”
|In Kilograms – 55 kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
|Table Tennis Player
|St. Joseph College of Engineering.
|Chennai in Tamil Nadu
|2011 World Junior Championships
Career / Fashion And Style
As per his career, he made his international debut for India at the 2011 World Junior Championships. He won the Bronze medal at the 2011 World Junior Championships. He won his first Pro Tour title at the ITTF Challenge in Belgium in 2016.
Next year, in 2017, he won the Bronze medal in Men’s Doubles at the ITTF Major in Sweden and after that won the Silver medal in the same category at the ITTF Major in Bulgaria. He won the second consecutive Gold medal at the 2017 ITTF Challenge.
In his debut Commonwealth Games held at Gold Coast in Australia, he won Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals in Men’s Team, Men’s Doubles, and Mixed Doubles respectively in April 2018. Later, he made an Asian Games debut at Jakarta in Indonesia and won the historic Bronze medal.
At the ITTF Major in Hungary, he won the Silver medal in Men’s Doubles in 2020. Currently, he qualified for his debut Olympics at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics in Men’s Singles.
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Some Interesting Facts About Sathiyan Gnanasekaran
- He received Arjuna Award in 2018.
- In 2017, he was the TOISA Table Tennis player of the year.
- He signed a contract with Okayama Rivets for the Japanese T-league and became the first Indian paddler to do so.
- Currently, he is working as an employee of ONGC.
- He is being supported by the GoSports Foundation.
- He attained his career-best World Ranking of 24 in 2019.
- He is trained under the coach Subramanian Raman.
- His zodiac sign is Capricorn.