GHATAK Poulomi < Back  
Sport Table Tennis
CGA India   
Gender Women
Born 03 Jan 1983 in Calcutta, IND
Height1.58 m
Weight 56 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Kolkata, IND
Occupation Student
Languages Bengali, Hindi, English
Higher education Jogamaya Devi College: India
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started playing table tennis in 1992.
Why this sport? "When I was small I was very fat, so I started to exercise in the table tennis club opposite my house."
Club / Team Baisaki Sangha: India
Name of coach Tapan Chandra
Handedness Right
General Interest
Hobbies Painting, tennis, badminton. (Athlete, 11 Sep 2000, telegraphindia.com, 10 Sep 2009)
Hero / Idol Sweden's 1992 Olympic Games champion Jan Ove Waldner and Chinese world and Olympic Games champion Wang Nan. (Athlete, 11 Sep 2000)
Awards and honours In 2009 she received the Arjuna Award, one of the Indian government's highest sporting honours. (telegraphindia.com, 10 Sept 2009)