Panaji, Dec 31: Sanmay Paranjpe and Mallika Gogoi emerged Men’s and Ladies singles champions while Anshuman Agarwal won a double crown, as the curtains came down on the State Table Tennis Championship organised by Goa Table Tennis Association in collaboration with the Sports Authority of Goa (SAG), at Dr SPM Stadium, Taleigao Plateau, near the city, on Monday.
Anshuman emerged winner in sub junior and junior boys section. Aaron Farias and Leoma Fernandes reigned supreme in Cadet Boys and girls events while Najida Sheikh clinched the sub junior girls title. Prutha Parrikar triumphed in junior girls category.
Meanwhile, mini cadet girls and boys titles were won by Ruchi Kirtani and Rishan Shaikh.
India International star paddler and commonwealth gold champion Manika Batra was the chief guest and star attraction during the finals, where she inspired the youngsters by exhibiting her trade mark back hand strokes, flipping the racket from pimpled rubber to regular rubber during the rally, to the awe of the spectators. (UNI)