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Harmeet Desai, Sreeja Akula and Diya Chitale are now Butterfly Sponsored Athletes

Harmeet Desai, Sreeja Akula and Diya Chitale are now Butterfly Sponsored Athletes

Butterfly has brodened its horizon in India, partnering with Indian table tennis stars. Harmeet Desai, India No. 1, Sreeja Akula, current national champion and Diya Chitale, a rising prodigy, join the journey. Butterfly has previously sponsored Sathiyan Gnanasekaran in 2019.

SEE ALSO: Harmeet Desai, India’s No 1 table tennis player

Butterfly has signed advisory contracts with Harmeet Desai, Sreeja Akula and Diya Chitale from India.

Harmeet Desai

Harmeet Desai has been active in international competitions playing a key role in the Indian men’s team for a long time. His game features dynamic topspins and excellent close-to-net techniques, especially forehand flicks. He has won medals at the Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and Asian Championships.

Harmeet Desai Equipment

Harmeet Desai is using Butterfly Mizutani Jun ZLC blade with Butterfly Tenergy 05 Hard and Butterfly Dignics 05 on BH.

I am really happy and excited to be a member of the Butterfly family. I hope I can reach new heights in my career with the help of Butterfly equipment. Harmeet Desai

Sreeja Akula

Sreeja Akula plays in a smart way utilizing power and variation. Her world ranking has risen to within the top 90*. She is also the reigning Indian champion and has won the last two women’s singles titles at the Indian National Championships for the second time in a row.

  • According to the ranking of women’s singles as of July 2023.
Sreeja Akula Equipment

Sreeja Akula is using Butterfly Timo Boll ZLC blade with Butterfly Tenergy 05 Hard rubbers on both sides

I feel very fortunate to be sponsored by Butterfly. It motivates me and infuses confidence to improve and put in my best efforts. Sreeja Akula

Diya Chitale

Diya Chitale is good at stable topspins. She is one of the young Indian players with immense hope, as she has won cadet & junior titles in India and participated in the World Championships in 2022 and 2023.

Diya Chitale Equipment

Diya Chitale is using Butterfly Innerforce Layber ZLC blade with Butterfly Dignics 05 on FH and Butterfly Tenergy 05 Hard on BH.

I am so happy and excited to finally be a part of the Butterfly family! I am looking forward to elevating my game with some of the finest equipment available to players! Diya Chitale

This is an interesting partnership as Table Tennis is rising popularity in India.

Congratulations 🎉 to new Butterfly family members Harmeet Desai, Sreeja Akula and Diya Chitale!


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