Menon was the captain of the Indian National basketball team in the 90s. Originally from Kerala and honed further in Tamil Nadu, Menon played power forward for India in his hayday, and rose to become of the country's top players. He was the first Indian to be chosen for an Asian All Star team in 1997, was nominated for the Arjuna Award, won 2 gold medals for India in the South Asian Games, and won 5 senior national gold medals for Railways and Tamil Nadu. Now, he's the director of Chennai's Professional Basketball Academy and Secretary-General of the IBPA, which was launched last year.
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