Sreeja Akula Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 24 Years
Father: Pravin Akula
Hometown: Hyderabad

Bio/Wiki
Profession Table Tennis Player
Famous For Winning a gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 162 cm
in meters– 1.62 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 55 kg
in pounds– 121 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Table Tennis
Handedness Right-handed
Ranking International Ranking– 68 (as of 2022)
National Ranking– 1 (as of 2022)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 31 July 1998 (Friday)
Age (as of 2022) 24 Years
Birthplace Andhra Pradesh, India (now Telangana)
Zodiac sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Hyderabad, Telangana, India
School Rosary Convent High School
College/University Badruka College of Arts & Commerce
Badruka Junior College
Educational Qualification She completed her graduation from Badruka College of Arts & Commerce
Marital Status Unmarried
Family
Husband/Spouse N/A
Parents Father– Pravin Akula
Mother– Sai Sudha
Siblings Sister– Ravali Akula (elder,table tennis player)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sreeja Akula

  • Sreeja Akula is an Indian table tennis player. In August 2022, she made the headline after clinching a gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, held in Birmingham, the United Kingdom.
  • According to Sreeja Akula, she was inspired to play table tennis by her elder sister. In an interview, she said,
    As a child, a young one… I used to watch my elder sister participate in table tennis championships and win them. That is when I decided to follow her footsteps and become a pro table tennis player.”
  • In 2013, Sreeja Akula participated in the Junior and Youth National Table Tennis Championships, where she bagged a silver medal.
  • In 2018, Sreeja Akula participated in and won the National Ranking Championships (North Zone), in New Delhi. There, she won the Youth Title by defeating Saleendeepthi, a Tamil Nadu paddler, by a margin of 4-2.

    Sreeja Akula after winning a trophy at the National Ranking Championships (North Zone)

  • In the same year, Sreeja Akula joined the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) through sports quota, and she has represented the organisation in several national-level competitions.
  • In 2019, Sreeja Akula participated in the National Ranking (West Zone) Table Tennis Championships at Thane.
  • In 2020, Sreeja Akula took part in the National Ranking Table Tennis Championship (North Zone) which was held in Sonipat, Haryana. There, she emerged victorious.
  • In 2020, Sreeja Akula participated in and won a bronze medal at the UTT 82nd Cadet & Sub-Junior National Table Tennis Championships. The championships were organised by the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI).

    Sreeja Akula after winning a bronze medal at the UTT 82nd Cadet & Sub-Junior National Table Tennis Championships

  • In 2021, Sreeja Akula participated in and won a bronze medal in the women’s doubles event at the 2021 World Table Tennis Championship, held in Doha, Qatar.
  • In April 2022, Sreeja Akula participated in and won the 83rd Senior National Table Tennis Championship. There, she defeated Mouma Das, a paddler from West Bengal. Sreeja became the second table tennis player from Telangana to win a national title after Mir Khasim Ali, who became the first national champion from the state in 1968. [1]Telangana Today While giving an interview, she said,

    I am very delighted. I still ca not believe I won the national title. I did not expect to win. But I did work hard for this. I want to dedicate this to my coaches Somnath Ghosh and fitness coach Hirak Bagchi. I have been training with Somnath sir for over ten years and waiting for this moment. All the matches were tough. But I maintained focus. The semifinal clash (Ayhika Mukherjee) was the toughest match I played.”

    Sreeja Akula with her coach (left) after winning the 83rd Senior Table Tennis Championship

  • In the same year, Sreeja Akula took part in the first-ever Women’s National Table Tennis Championship, where she clinched a gold medal. The competition took place in Telangana.

    Sreeja Akula after winning Telangana’s first ever Women’s National Championship

  • At the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Sreeja Akula was defeated by the Australian paddler named Yangzi Liu by a close margin of 3-4. Sreeja was defeated in the women’s singles event.
  • In August 2022, Sreeja Akula won a gold medal with Achanta Sharath Kamal in the mixed doubles event. The duo defeated their Malaysian rivals by a margin of 3-1.

    Sreeja Akula with Sharath Kamal during her match at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

    Sreeja Akula with Sharath Kamal after clinching a gold medal at the 2022 Commonwealth Games

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