SIEBELDINGEN, GERMANY- JOOLA announced today that they have signed table tennis player Harmeet Desai. Hailing from Surat, India, he is currently one of the top players on India´s national team and was honored earlier this year by the Indian government for his outstanding achievements in sports. At the age of 24, he reached an ITTF world-ranking of 60.
„We are very excited to welcome Harmeet Desai onto Team JOOLA,“ said Achim Krämer, Head of Promotion of JOOLA. „In the last 4 years, he has shown great progress as a player and has demonstrated his willingness to put in the work. We believe in his potential and are looking forward to seeing what he continues to accomplish.“
Earlier this year, Desai made headlines by achieving a clean sweep of titles at the 2019 Commonwealth Championships. An unprecedented feat, such success had not been seen at the Commonwealth Championships for over 45 years.
With aspirations to play at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games, Desai has moved to Europe to continue his training in Germany.