1st Table Tennis Championship inaugurated
Sep 30, 2021
SAMBA: 1st Table Tennis Championship was inaugurated by CMO Dr Vikram Jamwal in presence of Baljinder Pal Singh Manager J&K Sports Council, SHO Sudhir Sadhotra and Ajatshatru Singh Sambyal at Indoor Sports Stadium, Samba.
SSP Samba Rajesh Kumar Sharma distributed the prizes among the winners of men and women under-19 boys, Under-17 girls and Under-13 boys and veterans men categories.
In men category, Ajay Singh beat Munish Verma by 11-2, 11-7, 11-5, while in women: Sakshi trounced Diksha by 11-9, 11-7 and in under-19 boys, Paras Mehra defeated Kushan Salathia by 11-7, 9-11, 11-5, besides in under-17 girls, Tulsi got better of Tanu Gotra by 11-9, 11-7, while in under-13 boys, Samrath Sambyal beat Shivang Mangotra by 11-9, 11-8 and in veteran category, Sudhir SHO Samba beat Dr Vikram Jamwal by 9-11,11-9,11-13.
SSP Samba appreciated the initiative of Samba Table Tennis Association and J&K Sports Council for organising such a tournament.
Meanwhile, 3-days long District Udhampur Open Table Tennis Championship, organised under the aegis of J&K Table Tennis Association and J&K Sport Sports Council, commenced at Indoor Sports Hall, Udhampur.
At the opening ceremony, ASP Anwar-Ul-Haq was the chief guest on the occasion, while Naveen Sharma (Manager Subash Stadium) was the guest of honour.
Earlier, a floral tribute was paid to Late Devinder Sharma (Munna Thanda), former general secretary of the Association.
In sub-junior boys, Prajwal Bandral beat Abhinav Sharma by 2-1, whereas Madhav Magotra trounced Vivaan Sharma by 2-0 and in junior boys, Aditya Thappa defeated Madhav by 2-0.