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March 26, 2006

Commonwealth Games 2006

Commonwealth Games 2006: Complete coverage

Achanta Sharath Kamal wrote another golden chapter for Indian table tennis, becoming the country's first individual gold medal-winning paddler at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne on Sunday.

The 24-year-old Indian Oil Corporation officer overpowered Australian William Henzell in seven gruelling games that lasted over 35 minutes.

The tall and lanky Indian won 11-5, 8-11, 5-11, 11-8, 11-8, 7-11, 11-8.


Photographs: Getty Images

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