Who is Sutirtha Mukherjee, biography, age, family, sister, table tennis ranking, hometown state

Who is Sutirtha Mukherjee, biography, age, family, sister, table tennis ranking, hometown state

Here is all you need to know about Sutirtha Mukherjee, the Indian table tennis player who assures medal at the Asian Games 2023 along with her biography and ranking

Table tennis duo Ayhika and Sutirtha Mukherjee of India overcame second-ranked Meng Chen and Wang Yidi of China in four games to secure a historic position in the semifinals of the Asian Games 2023.

Who is Sutirtha Mukherjee, biography, age, family, parents, sister, table tennis ranking, hometown state

The pair has guaranteed India its first-ever medal in women’s doubles at an international table tennis competition with this victory. To advance to the semifinals of the competition, the pair won the four-game match 11-5, 11-5, 5-11, and 11-9 against the Chinese athletes who are the reigning world champions.

All other Indian competitors competing in table tennis were eliminated despite putting in noteworthy performances, leaving only Ayhika and Surtirtha in medal contention. Here is all you need to know about Surtirtha.


Who is Sutirtha Mukherjee?

Table tennis player Sutirtha Mukherjee was born on October 10, 1995 in Naihati, West Bengal. She is from the same city as her table tennis partner Ayhika is from. The two are great good friends playing the sport since two decades but are not sisters as per rumors.

A look at Sutirtha Mukherjee’s career so far

Sutirtha Mukherjee has won the national table tennis title and competed for India’s women’s team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, where they took home the gold medal. Mukherjee attended the 2020 Summer Olympics on behalf of India.

She made her international debut in 2013 at the Junior ITTF Open in Slovakia, where she took home three titles in the girls’ singles, doubles, and team competitions. Following that, she competed in the Asian Table Tennis Championships, Australian Open, Korean Open, and World Junior Table Tennis Championships.


Sutirtha and partner Harmeet Desai won two gold medals in the 2019 South Asian Games in the singles and mixed doubles divisions. In February 2020, she won her second national championship. She won the 2016 Senior National Table Tennis Championships’ National Championship title.

Amid all the success, she rose from 502 to 95 in a year’s time on the international table tennis rankings chart and is currently ranked 147th in the world.

Sutirtha Mukherjee’s mother helped her choose table tennis

She was introduced to table tennis by her mother Nita Mukherjee when she joined Sutirth in a neighbourhood table tennis club in Naihati. She began her training with coach Mihir Ghosh. Later, she changed locations and began training with Soumyadeep Roy in Jadavpur.

Her father’s name is Avijith Mukherjee.