Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., under the aegis of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB), will be hosting the XXXIII PSPB Inter-Unit Table Tennis Tournament for the year 2013-14
The Indian menís challenge in the singles event ongoing at the Asian Table Tennis Championships at the Sajik Gymnasium here came to an end today with all four paddlers in fray, including Achanta Sharath Kamal, biting the dust.
The Indian challenge in the womenís singles came to an end at the Asian Table Tennis Championships with Olympian Ankita Das joining the ranks of compatriots K. Shamini and Mouma Das at the Sajik Gymnasium here today.
The Indian Table Tennis Federation's (TTFI) secretary-genral Dhanraj Choudhary was again returned as the Honorary Treasurer of the Asian Table Tennis Union (ATTU) during the General Council Meeting of the Asian body held at here yesterday. Cai Zhenhua of China and Tony Yue of Hong were elected as president and secretary-general respectively.
India's national champion K. Shamini, veteran Mouma Das and Ankita Das all moved into the third round of the womenís singles from their respective quarters, while Neha Aggarwal and Madhurika Patkar made their exit at at the Asian Championships here this evening.
Achanta Sharath Kamal, Indiaís top-ranked paddler in the world, led from the front as he helped the country beat Iran 3-1 to finish seventh in the menís team event at the Asiah Championships here on Wednesday.
Indian womenís team secured runners-up position in the first division of the team championships after they went down to Malaysia 1-3 at the Asian Table Tennis Championships at Busan on Tuesday evening.
A 10-member team, spearheaded by Achanta Sharah Kamal in the menís section and national champion K. Shamini in the womenís section, will be seen in action during the Asian Championships at Busan, between June 30 and July 7.
The Indian paddlers crashed out of the ongoing Japan Open Super Series event at Yokohoma as both Achanta Sharath Kamal and Soumyajit Ghosh bowed out in the men's singles events.
Soumyajit Ghosh and Harmeet Desai became the first Indian pair to enter the menís doubles quarterfinals of the Japan Open Super Series at Yokohama on Friday.