India’s prime paddlers Sharath Kamal, G Sathiyan, Manika Batra will hope to safe berths for Tokyo Video games
Indian paddlers Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, Manika Batra and Achanta Sharath Kamal will look to qualify for Tokyo 2020 when the Olympic qualifying occasions can be held in Doha in March 2021.
The Desk Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) is seeking to host its senior nationwide in February itself in order that the gamers get sufficient time to organize and enter the bio-bubble in Doha for the qualifying occasions in Doha.
“Dates can be confirmed quickly however the plan is to conduct the nationals earlier than February finish in order that gamers have a while earlier than collaborating within the worldwide occasions. The senior nationals can be held in Sonepat,” TTFI secretary MP Singh instructed The New Indian Categorical.
“Security is our precedence and therefore, the age group tournaments can be carried out final. We could have an additional assembly subsequent week to determine the dates for the seniors and have a dialogue with the varied states relating to entries,” the secretary added.
The senior nationals may even mark the start of the TTFI calendar in 2021.
The Worldwide Desk Tennis Federation (ITTF) has introduced its revised calendar, with the 2 Olympic qualifiers happening in March. The Asian Olympic qualifier will happen from March 13-15 in Doha and it is going to be adopted by the World Olympic qualifier from March 16-19 on the similar venue.
The lads’s and girls’s desk tennis gamers from India had did not guide their quota for Tokyo 2020 through the 2020 ITTF World Group Qualification match in Gondomar, Portugal however will look to return again stronger with their performances within the new 12 months.
Sathiyan misplaced his key singles contest whereas Batra failed to assist India beat France.
Following the senior nationals, the likes of Sathiyan and Kamal are more likely to compete on the Asian Olympic Qualifiers which can be a excessive precedence occasion for the Indian paddlers.