DAS Mouma < Back  
Sport Table Tennis
CGA India   
Gender Women
Born 24 Feb 1984 in Calcutta, IND
Height1.49 m
Weight 49 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Husband Kanchan Chakraborty
Residence Kolkata, IND
Occupation Athlete
Languages Bengali, Hindi, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started playing table tennis at age nine and won her first tournament the same year. She had her first lessons with her uncle Dilip Das and then joined the local table tennis club.
Why this sport? "I was very naughty as a child and to stop me behaving badly, my parents got me admitted to a club where I started table tennis. I started enjoying the game and that is where it all began.
Club / Team Challengers: India
Name of coach Soumyadeep Roy [national], IND
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 1997
Competing for India
Tournament Commonwealth Championships
Location Glasgow, SCO
General Interest
Nicknames Little Golden Girl (Facebook page, 29 Jul 2018)
Hobbies Watching movies, listening to music. (kreedon.com, 21 May 2018)
Most influential person in career Indian coach Jayanta Pushilal, German coach Peter Engel, her family, her husband. (scroll.in, 17 May 2016, indiatoday.in, 06 Feb 2016)
Awards and honours In 2013 she received the Arjuna Award, the highest recognition of outstanding performance in sport in India. (Facebook page, 17 May 2016)
Ambitions To win a medal at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. (telegraphindia.com, 08 May 2018)
Other information NATIONAL FIRST
She was a member of the Indian team that won the women's team event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, the first time that India had won the event at the Commonwealth Games. (timesofindia.indiatimes.com, 09 Apr 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 29 Jul 2018)