The Tamil Nadu Table Tennis Association (TNTTA) organized a function on Sunday, the 28th March, at the MMA Management Centre, Chennai, to felicitate the 2020ne Tokyo Olympic Qualifiers, National Champions in various categories and para national champions.
The event was presided over by Sh V R Muthu, Chairman of the VVVS & Sons, Edible Oils Ltd. Heartily congratulating the Olympic Qualifiers Achanta Sharath Kamal and SathiyanGnanasekaran as well as National Champions Suresh Raj Preyesh, M Hansini, M Nikkhil Menon, Vijay Guru Sanjith (Bronze medalist)& Para national champions Raj Aravind, Baby Sahana and other medal winners, Sh Muthu appreciated their dedication, commitment, and hard work. He wished Sharath and Sathiyan the very best to bring the Olympic Medals to India and make all of us proud.
He lauded the efforts of the TNTTA specifically in this regard in promoting the sport and developing sportsmen of the calibre of Sharath and Sathiyan and many more such notable individuals and thanked them for this gesture of honouring them by organizing the felicitation meeting.
Sh A V Vidyasagar, Hony Secretary TNTTA, in his address lauded the Olympic Qualifiers and also expressed great pride in the performance of the youngsters, explained the various initiatives of the TNTTA with particular focus on the increased number of tournaments being conducted lately to give more opportunities to players across the State to participate and develop their competitiveness and skillsets.
He also exhorted the Corporates, in particular, to come forward and support the TNTTA by sponsoring tournaments & talented sportspersons. Such support will also help in nurturing talent from the grassroots stage.
The well-attended function concluded with a vote of thanks.