A. Sharath Kamal, India’s top-ranked table tennis player, won the Mamallan Award at the Tamil Nadu Olympic Association’s annual general meeting at the Nehru Stadium here on Saturday.
With Sharath Kamal training in Germany, his wife, Sripoorni, collected the citation and the cash award of Rs. 1 lakh from TNOA president B. Sivanthi Adityan.
Adityan also presented meritorious awards, which include a cash award of Rs. 25,000, to Jayaveena Vijayakumar (aquatics), K. Manikandan (boxing) and H. Balasubramani (taekwondo). — Special Correspondent