First Indian to Be in Induct in ITTF URC: Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer (Download PDF)

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International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has nominated Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer as a member of the Umpires and Referees Committee (URC) for tow year term which can be further extend.

Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer

Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer

Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer

  • He is the first Indian to be nominated.
  • Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer was also recommended as the Technical Commissioner from Asia to the ITTF.
  • His will serve in this capacity for a period of four years.
  • Before this Ganesan was the chairman of the South Asian Federation technical committee and also had served as member of the Technical Committee of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Federation.
  • He also had served as competition manager of the Asian Championships at Wuxi (China).
  • He was the deputy referee in the Kuala Lumpur World Championships 2016.
  • He was also officiated in various International competitions as Competition Manager.
  • He also had served as Referee in Commonwealth Games at Glasgow.

About Table Tennis Federation of India Logo

  • It was established in year 1926.
  • It is a founder member of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
  • The Table Tennis Federation of India has been at forefront in promotion of game in India.
  • Federation has affiliation of 32 state units and 37 institutions.
  • It is one of most active among all sports federations in India.
  • India is represented through TTFI in all major international championships like Olympics, World, Commonwealth, Asian and all Pro tours.

- Published/Last Modified on: August 1, 2017

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