Here is all you need to know about WTT Youth Star Contender winner in the U-19 Girls Singles, age 18 Yashaswini Ghorpade
Yashaswini Ghorpade earned the silver medal in the U-19 girls singles class at the WTT Youth Contender table tennis event on Sunday in Otocec, Slovenia.
Who is table tennis player Yashaswini Ghorpade, biography, age, family, parents, hometown state
In an attempt to turn things around, the Karnataka paddler defeated the higher-ranked Hana Goda of Egypt in the third game, however, in the end, she lost 6-11, 4-11, 16-14, and 7-11 in 32 minutes.
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🇮🇳's Yashaswini Ghorpade clinches the U1⃣9⃣Girls Singles title at the WTT Youth Star Contender, Doha.
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A look at Yashaswini Ghorpade’s career so far
Earlier this year, in July, at the WTT Youth Contender table tennis tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Yashaswini defeated Giulia Takahashi of Brazil in straight games to win the U-19 girls singles championship. The Indian just took 21 minutes to defeat the Brazilian with a score of 11-6, 11-9, 11-7 and snatch the gold medal.
Yashaswini took part in and won a bronze medal in the third Khelo India Youth Games held in Guwahati. However, there was no medal for her in Panchkula. She also has a gold medal at the UTT National Ranking Championship which she grabbed alongside Payas Jain of Delhi. The youngster has won several medals on international level.
Yashwini, who idolises Manika Batra is also a bronze medallist in the women’s doubles division at the Rades, Tunisia, 2022 Youth World Championships, winner of the Asian Youth Championship junior mixed doubles and bronze medallist in the singles.
Yashwini started winning titles since 2018 at the Indian Under-17 Championship in women’s singles and doubles and she didn’t stop since then and which also kick started her international career.
Who is Yashaswini Ghorpade?
Yashaswini Ghorpade is a table tennis player from Karnataka, Bengaluru, India who was born on October 23, 2004. Her parents played a huge role in their daughter’s rising table tennis career and tackle with the failures to not give up.
Who are Yashaswini Ghorpade’s parents?
Yashaswini Ghorpade’s father is Deepak Ghorpade and her mother Geeta Ghorpade is a homemaker. The youngster became fond of the sport when she was just 8 years old in 2012 when she first saw a table tennis match.