Ritvik to face Arya in the boys’ sub-juniors final
44th Stag J&K UT & Inter-District TT C’ships
Excelsior sports correspondent
JAMMU, October 6: Ritvik Gupta will face Arya Gupta in the boys sub-juniors final of the ongoing 44th Stag J&K UT and Inter-District Table Tennis Championship.
Improving on his performance last year, Arya Gupta advanced to the boys’ sub-juniors final by beating Archit Mahajan of Udhampur by 3-2, while in the 2nd semi-final, Ritvik Gupta continued his district championship form to enter another final, beating Rudraksh by 3-1.
Nitya Arora won the junior girls title by beating Tuhina by 3-0.
In the cadet boys semi-finals Ritvik beat Pranit by 3-1, Gurasees beat Gourav by 3-0, while in the cadet girls finals Nitya beat Tuheen by 3-0, in the boys finals of hops, Pranit beat Prajwa by 3-2 and in the girls sub-juniors semifinals, Ragini beat Nitya by 3-1 and Mishti beat Niharika by 3-1.
In the men’s first round, Arya beat Rakshan by 3-0, Pranav Khajuria beat Junaid Iqbal by 3-2, Rajan beat Mukeet by 3-0, Maanay beat Sarthak by 3-0, Jishnu beat Sourav by 3- 1, Qazi improved from Prabhjot by 3-0, Jayesh beat Lucky Mehta by 3-0, Nitin beat Veerashwer by 3-0, Anuj beat Amit by 3-0, Mehboob Elahi beat Varun Bhardwaj by 3 -0 and Akshit beat Ridhik by 3-0.
Personalities such as Satbir Singh, Sanjay Wahi, Rajan Sharma, IP Singh, Satish Gupta, Ajay Sharma, Er Saleem Bandey (Secretary Poonch District TT Association), Ashok Singh (Sports Officer Jammu Province), Vikas Gupta (Co-secretary of Judo Federation of India ), Gurvinder Singh Sasan, Vasu Dewan, Sandeep Khadotra, Narinder Singh, Sheetal Gandotra & Sanjeev Gupta were present at the event.