Turning the table for GenNext - imd1 ping pong with Sachin Shetty

Sachin Shetty
Turning the table for GenNext - imd1 ping pong with Sachin Shetty

We admire a sportsperson on field when he/she displays commendable talent, however, we at times miss to recognize the effort of a persistent coach behind the scenes. Here, team imd1 introduces you to one of India"s pride factors who has been on both ends! Apart from his own talent, Sachin Shetty has contributed immensely in sustaining Table Tennis by producing and nurturing talents in the field of Table Tennis. In conversation with the master of boosting and coaching potential champions, he speaks about his journey right from wanting to play table tennis for India to producing champions for the nation.

Quick Facts

Known As Sachin Shetty
Father"s Name Shankar Shetty
Mother"s Name Bharti Shetty
Spouse Name Shruti Shetty
imd1 for Table Tennis - Sports
Birthday 8th December , 1980
  • Won Gold for Mumbai University at All India University tournament
  • Coach for State and District champion
  • Coached in Asian championship where Team India won Bronze
  • Coaching Diya Chitale – India No.1 and in top 35 world ranking (14 years old)
Place from Mumbai, Maharashtra

Beyond Table Tennis

Favorite Personalities Sachin Tendulkar, Sania Mirza, Saina Nehwal
Inspiration Deepak Mani & Kamlesh Mehta
Food I Love Maharashtrian Dishes, especially Dal rice
Food I Hate Chinese food
Had I not been Table Tennis player then… Maybe I would be a Banker
Like Vacations at Greece
Favorite Dialogue “Yeh sattar minute tumse koi nahi chheen saktha” from Chak De! India
Favorite Movies/Series Chak De! India, Dangal
Favorite Actor/Actress Shahrukh Khan