Table tennis player Swastika Ghosh brings laurels to town
Panvel: Swastika Ghosh, a table tennis player from the city and a student of CKT College added another feather to her record by winning the team gold medal at the table tennis tournament of the Asian Federation Games du Sud in Panvel and a silver medal in the national table tennis tournament.
She was praised for her achievements by former MP Ramsheth Thakur. On the occasion, YT Deshmukh, vice president of Janardan Bhagat Shikshan Prasarak Sanstha, and Sandeep Ghosh, father and trainer of Swastika were present.
The South Asian Federation Under-19 Championship was held in the Maldives from May 9-11, 2022. Players from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka participated in the tournament.
Swastika Ghosh has been named captain of the Indian team. The Indian team won the gold medal with the best performance in the South Asian Under-19 tournament. Swastika also won silver at the 83rd National Table Tennis Championships held in Shillong. This year’s Commonwealth Games will be held in the UK in July and Swastika Ghosh, who ranks fourth in the country, has been selected for the top eight camps to be held May 25-30, 2022.
Posted: Saturday, May 14, 2022, 12:45 PM IST