Nikhil Kumar is an American table tennis player; he was the second-youngest paddler from the US as qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. Let’s explore.
Nikhil Kumar is one of the youngest Table Tennis players who has represented the US in both singles and double events in Tokyo.
He had finished second in the singles event during the US Men’s Nationals 2017 at the age of 14. Also, he was the gold medalist at the 2019 Pan American Games.
Furthermore, he has won a bronze medal at the 2020 ITTF Portugal Open in the Men’s Under 21 category. In addition, he became the second-youngest table tennis player to qualify for the Olympic Games.
Table Tennis: Who Is Nikhil Kumar?
Nikhil Kumar is the US second-seeded table tennis player who has won one of the Olympic qualifier tournaments from the men’s side on 1st March 2021.
He started playing table tennis when he was about five years old. He played his first Men’s World Championship in 2017.
Nikhil had opened his Olympic career by winning his preliminary round against the Mongolian player Enkhbat defeating him by 4-1 in the table tennis at the Tokyo Olympics.
Nikhil Kumar opens Olympic career with 4-1 win over Enkhbat while showing poise and power under solid pressure from the Mongolian opponent. Winning the final 3 points of match after Enkhbat battled back to tie at 8 in final game.#Tokyo2020 #USATT #TeamUSA #Olympics pic.twitter.com/DDm4AnxEH6
— USA Table Tennis (@usatabletennis) July 24, 2021
Meet Nikhil Kumar Parents & Family
The youngest tennis player was born to his parents Sasikumar and Beena Nambiar.
Nikhil was born and brought up in the US by his parents. Currently, he is living with his parents in San Jose, California.
His father is a software professional whereas, his mother seems to be a housewife.
His parent’s origin is back in India, where his ancestral home is in Pilathara, a village near Payyanur.
What Is Nikhil Kumar’s 2021 Net Worth?
Nikhil Kumar’s net worth in 2021 is an estimated $1.5 million, according to different sources.
However, the estimated figure is yet to be verified, as it seems to be only an assumption.
He earns most of his income as being a table tennis player.
Nikhil Kumar Girlfriend
Nikhil Kumar’s girlfriend is still the subject of suspense. At the same time, many of his fans are curious to know about his relationship.
On the other hand, Nikhil Kumar has not been seen with any girl at the moment.
Meet Him On Instagram
Nikhil Kumar is available on Instagram as @nkumar_0101 having 2261 followers.
Moreover, his Instagram account has a verification tick on his profile and is categorized as a Sportsperson.
He mainly shares most of the posts of his gameplay and achievement.