GUWAHATI, Nov 5 - Shankab Gautam Baruah of Golaghat
has been able to draw the attention of the State table tennis buffs
by winning a triple crown in the 61st Sitaram Agarwala Inter District
and State Table Tennis Championship.
On the closing day of the championship at the Tarun
Ram Phookan Indoor Stadium here today, Shankab won the sub-junior
boys singles, junior boys singles and sub- junior boysdoubles titles.
Mahasweta Batsallya won double crown in the meet
bagging the women's and youth girlssingles titles.
International Birdie Boro, who won the men's singles
title in the major rankingchampionship prior to the State meet, clinched
the men's singles title in the Statechampionship also.
In the closing function, General Manager, Oil India
Limited Pipeline was present as the chief guest.
The final results: Cadet (girls) Trisha Gogoi (Gola)
bt Pallavi Thakuri (Ghy) 3-1. (Boys) Agniv Bhaskar Gohain (Dib) bt
Manabjyoti Bhuyan (Dib) 3-2. Sub-jr (girls) Akankshya Bhuyan (Dib)
bt Jitakhee Mazumdar (Ghy) 3-2. (Boys) Shankab Gautam Baruah (Gola)
bt Vivek Bora (Gola) 3-0. Junior (Girls) Kritika Upadhaya (Ghy) bt
Jitakhee Mazumdar (Ghy) 4-3. (Boys) Shankab Gautam Baruah (Gola) bt
Abhilash Bora (Ghy) 4-2. Youth (Girls) Mahasweta Batsallya (Ghy) bt
Kritika Upadhaya (Ghy) 4-0. (Boys) Bhaskarjyoti Sarma (Gola) bt Salim
Zaved (Ghy) 4-2. (Women) Mahasweta Batsallya (Ghy) bt Priya Dutta
(Dib) 4-2. (Men) Birdie Boro (Ghy) bt Hrishikesh Gogoi 4-1. Sub jr
doubles (Girls) Sneha Bhowmick (NFR)/Riza Anirban (Ghy) bt Akankhya
Bhuyan (Dib)/Adriza Sarma (Ghy). (Boys) Shankab G Baruah/Vivek Bora
(both Gola) bt Shivasis Bora/Adity Dey (Ghy). (Mixed doubles) Salim
Zaved/Jitakhee Mazumdar (both Ghy) bt Ajupi Phukan (Dul)/Saidul Alam
Ahmed (Ghy). (Veteran) Ashok Handique (Dib) bt Bijit Changakakati
Courtesy: collect by VOA team.