| The Don Bosco team at Don Bosco School in Guwahati on Tuesday. Picture by UB Photos |
Guwahati, Oct. 8: Subhajit Bhattacharya and Sudeshna Ghosh of hosts Don Bosco School, Guwahati annexed the under-19 boys’ and girls’ singles titles respectively in the CBSE Cluster I table tennis championship at Nihal Singh Thakur indoor table tennis hall of the school here today.
The duo annexed double crowns as the host school also won the under-19 boys and girls team events. The boys’ team comprised Dipankar Guha, Pallab Kr Das, Ractotpal Kalita and Subhajit, while Sudeshna had teammates in Himakhi Gogoi, Sanjana Raaj and Swati Raaj in the champion’s team. The Bosconians from here have also won the under-16 and under-14 boys’ team titles. The under-16 team comprised Akash Barua, Jatismor Ranjan Das, Sarmar Jyoti Das and Rishik Goswami while the under-14 team consisted of Mrinmoy Gondhia, Aleeko Sujalo Hazarika, Debraj Guha and Joyraj Kalita.
Bahai School, Sikkim (team of Chumpila Bhutia, Diya Tikhatri and Tenzing Doma Sherpa) won the under-16 girls’ team title while Riza Anirvaan, Mouchaki Deka, Gargee Goswami and Sumedha Sen annexed the under-14 girls’ team title for Maria’s Public School here.
Neelav Krishna Dutta of Maharishi Vidya Mandir, Jorhat and Akankshya Bhuyan of Sree Agrasen Academy, Dibrugarh lifted the under-16 boys’ and girls’ singles titles respectively.
It was double crowns for Mrinmoy Gondhia, too, who won the under-14 boys’ singles title while Payal Sarmah of Maharishi Vidya Mandir, Jorhat bagged the under-14 girls’ singles crown.
Altogether 158 paddlers (122 boys and 36 girls) and 27 officials from 22 CBSE affiliated schools of the Northeast, including one from Sikkim, participated in the two-day event.
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