Triple crown for Anshuman
Khushal and Trisha win double crowns
PANJIM: Anshuman Agarwal clinched a triple crown while Khushal Naik and Trisha Verlekar won double crowns each, in the state ranking table tennis tournament hosted by the Goa Table Tennis Association in collaboration with the Sporting Authority of Goa (SAG).
In an exciting day of matches at the multi-purpose stadium, Peddem and Anshuman defeated seed Dheeraj Rai to claim the men’s singles title. Khushal Naik who reached three finals won the U13 and U15 boys singles titles while Trisha Verlekar won the U13 and U15 girls titles. Prutha Parrikar was crowned the women’s singles champion while Dhruva Kamat defeated Chandan Caro to win the U11 boys title. In the U11 girls category, Ishita Colaso emerged victorious. Galya Fernandes (U17 girls) and Aditi Chodankar (U19 girls) emerged victorious in the junior girls section.
Aldona MLA Glen Ticlo and the heads of the Goa TT association Vero Nunes (president), Christopher Menezes (secretary), Subhash Pandit (treasurer), Vishnu Kolwalkar and Sudin Verenkar (vice-presidents), Kabir Makhija, Nilesh Kirtani and Amey Lawande (executive members) honored the prize distribution.