Lake Club will host the 31st edition of the national inter-school regatta sponsored by Indian Oil Servo over the club course from Sunday to June 28, it was announced Friday. Though the meet has a ‘national’ tag attached to it, it is essentially an event featuring teams from in and around the city.
Competition will be held in junior and senior sections for boys and girls. Forty-three entries have been received with 18 in the senior boys’ section.
The state teams for the 30th national junior aquatic championships to be held in Delhi from Tuesday to Saturday have been announced. Bengal have also named 13-member squads for boys and girls waterpolo.
SWIMMING TEAMS — Boys: Gairik Bardhan, Suman Dutta, Biplab Dey, Sumanta Nath, Mohan Shau, Sabyasachi Shee, Arka Paul, Prabir Dutta, Samir Das, Indrajit Bhowmik, Umapada Naskar. Girls: Ankana Sil, Thaga Kumari Katwal, Debolina Rajak, Esha Chakraborty, Tanasi Das Dutta, Swarnali Marik, Swarnali Sarkar, Mahua Biswas, Amrapali Dasgupta.
Sayantan Dutta stayed on top after Round 6 in the Alekhine Chess Club’s national B qualifying meet at Gorky Sadan. He beat Arghyadip Das to move to 5.5 points. Somak Palit was second on five, after his win over Dwijendra Chakraborty.
The YMCA Calcutta teams stole the show on Day I of the all-India inter-YMCA table tennis meet. Their men’s A, B and C teams reached the semi-finals with convincing wins. The YMCA Calcutta women’s team reached the final with wins over Nagpur, Shimla and Cuttack.
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: CFL 1st division group B: Taltala DS vs Victoria (East Bengal); Anushilani vs Tangra FC (Md. Sporting); United students vs Sporting Union (Mohun Bagan). Matches from 3.30 pm.
BOXING: Women’s meet at Howrah Maidan from 5.30 pm.
CHESS: Alekhine Chess Club’s national B qualifying meet at Gorky Sadan.
TABLE TENNIS: All-India YMCA meet at YMCA Chowringhee.