Name: Kanak Jha
Sport: Table Tennis
Discipline(s): Table Tennis
Event(s): Singles & Team
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 120
DOB: 6/19/2000
Birthplace: Milpitas, Calif.
Hometown: Milpitas, Calif.
High School: Milpitas High School
Team/Club: World Champions TTA & Halmstad BTK
Coach(es): Stefan Feth, Mikael Anderson, Li Zhen Shi
Olympic Experience
  • The 2016 Olympic Games will be Kanak's first Olympic Team
World Championship Experience
  • 2016 US World Team Member
  • 2015 US World Team Member
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 US Men's Singles Champion
  • 2016 US Youth Singles Champion
  • 2016 US Olympic Team (Singles, Team)
  • 2016 US National Men's & Junior Team
  • 2105 North American Championships Men's Team Champion
  • 2015 US World & Pan Am Games Table Tennis Team Member
  • 2014 North American Cup Winner
Personal: Youngest Athlete to represent USA at the 2016 Olympic Games (16) ...Youngest Athlete (14) to ever represent North America at the World Cup in Dusseldorf, Germany in 2014 ...Youngest Athlete to represent USA at the 2015 Pan Am Games in CANADA (15)

Sister Prachi is a member of the US Junior Girls' Team that won bronze medals at the 2014 & 2015 World Junior Championships.