Born on 19th July, 1993 in Surat, Harmeet Desai is an Indian table tennis star and the only player from Gujarat who has won medals in the recently held Commonwealth Games 2018 in men's doubles and team events. With his right-handed offensive playing style, he has been able to add many feathers in his cap, winning medals at the national as well as international stages. Harmeet started playing table tennis at the age of 6, being coached by his father. Later on, he got a chance to learn the skills under the tutelage of renowned coach Peter Karlsson, under the Olympic Solidarity Programme. At present, Harmeet is counted amongst the top-ranked TT players of India and practising hard for his dream to clinch an Olympic gold for the nation.