Jamshedpur, April 21: The finals of Junior Girls Singles and Sub Junior Boys Inter School Table Tennis Championship were played on Monday at JRD Tata Sports Complex.
On the concluding day Shruty Mahanand (ADL Society High School) beat Saadia Shaikh (Central Public School) in Jr. Girls Singles by 3-1 (11-6, 6-11, 11-8 & 11-3) to be the winner.
In Sub Jr. Boys category Utkarsh Gupta (JUSCO School South Park) beat Hardik Narang (Carmel Jr. College) by 3-2 (10-12, 11-9, 12-10, 7-11 & 11-8) to lift the trophy. The championship kicked off on Friday, April 18 where finals of several other categories were played on Sunday itself. The event was organized by East Singhbhum District Table Tennis Association (ESDTTA).
A Joseph John, Principal, Atomic Energy Central School, Turamdih was the Chief Guest and gave away the prizes. OP Mishra (Chairman, ESDTTA) and GM Sharan (President, ESDTTA) were also present on the occasion.
7 players awarded National Sports Scholarship.
Seven players of the district who have represented Jharkhand State in Cadet, Junior and Senior National Table Tennis Championships were awarded the National Sports Scholarship � Rs. 36000 for 2013-14.
The players include Saadia Sheikh of Central Public School, Hansika Rai of JUSCO School, Vinayak Sharma of JUSCO School, Shruti Mahanand of ADL Society High School and Minali Gupta of St. Marry English School.