G. does not want to leave any stone unturned in preparation for the Olympics. Sathiyan, waiting for this special thing
G., one of the best table tennis players in India. Sathiyan (G. Sathiyan) will be his first Olympic this time in the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo. Sathian, who has won medals at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games, wants to leave his mark in his first Olympics. For this, he is working hard. They do not want to leave any stone unturned in their preparations. And so he has requested the government to provide tables to be used in the Tokyo Games so that he can carry out his practice in a new way and improve himself to play against the best players in the world.
Sathian qualified for the Olympics by winning the Asian Olympic Games qualification tournament in Doha in March. He said in a virtual press conference organized by the Sports Authority of India, "I am trying to find the table tennis table used in the Olympics. This will strengthen the preparation. I want a san ew advance table because that is what will be used in the Olympics. I have proposed the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). This table has not been used in any competition.
Working on diversifying
Sathiyan said that he is trying to diversify his game. He said, "We (Sathiyan and coach S. Raman) are working on the technical aspect. I am doing well in speed practice but will have to bring more strength to my strokes. Hard work is going on. I am working on diversity. This will strengthen the preparation for the Olympics. "
Practicing in chennai
Sathiyan is currently practicing in Chennai due to travel restrictions around the world. He said, "We play some practice matches in Chennai. There is also a plan to organize a small camp for the Indian team, in which Sharat Kamal will be there. This will be possible if the situation improves. "
The benefit of practice with Anirban Ghosh
Sathiyan also told that even after the lockdown, his practice with Anirban Ghosh is going well, which is benefitting him. This player said, "It is always good if you have an all-rounder who is practicing S as Anirban Ghosh. He brings a lot of speed to the ball. Being non-committal is very important to me. I am playing well with them. I played with him in Nationals and Olympic qualifiers and won my first national title. I want to maintain my rhythm in the Olympics. We are paying a lot of attention to small things. "