Sharath Kamal 10-time national table-tennis champion withdrew from the thirty sixth National Games with a lower back injury.
Against Soumyajit Ghosh he was leading the match match 7-11, 12-10, 11-8, 6-1.
After a historic Commonwealth Games outing in Birmingham, wherever he won 3 gold and a silver, Sharath was the favorite returning into the National Games.
“It’s not a serious injury. He had lower back spasms and with rest, should recover in 48 hours,” stated his physio.
After the CWG, Sharath admitted that he hasn’t trained an excessive amount of for the National Games.
He had earlier additionally declared that he won’t participate within the approaching World TT table tennis team Championships that going to commence in Chengdu, China from September month thirty.
In his absence, G Sathiyan can lead the team for the primary time.