Soumyajit Ghosh, the table tennis national champion defeated Anthony Amalraj 4-1 to retain his men's singles title at the Institutional Table Tennis Championships, which concluded in Dharwad on 27 August 2013. In the women’s category, the singles title was won by women's national champion K Shamini who defeated Poulomi Ghatak 4-0. Both men and women titles were thus retained by the Petroleum Sports Promotion Board.
Soumyajit Ghosh won the cash prize of 75000 Rupees, while K Shamini grabbed 58000 Rupees.
In the doubles’ category, the men's doubles title was grabbed by Sourav Saha and G Sathiyan, while the women’s doubles was grabbed by Shamini and Patkar.
Final Results were as follows:
Men (Final): Soumyajit Ghosh bt Anthony Amalraj 4-1 (11-9, 5-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-6); Doubles (Final): Sourav Saha/G Sathiyan bt Jubin Kumar/ A Amalraj 3-1 (8-11, 11-8, 12-10, 12-10).
Women (Final): K Shamini bt Poulomi Ghatak 4-0 (11-7, 11-1, 11-8, 11-2); Doubles (Final): K Shamini/Madhurika Patkar bt Ankita Das/Reeth Rishya 3-0 (11-9, 11-5, 11-5).
About the Institutional Table Tennis Championships
The Institutional Table Tennis Championships are organised by the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI). This was the 43rd Institutional Table Tennis Championships, which was held from 22 August 2013 to 27 August 2013. TTFI was established in 1926 and is also the founder member of International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). TTFI has affiliation of 32 units as well as 37 institutions.
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