Kohima, February 11: Sony Thapa and Anusha Thapa today emerged men’s and women’s champions of the Gorkha Table Tennis Tournament jointly organized by Gorkha Youth Organisation Kohima (GYAK) and Gorkha Students’ Union Kohima (GSUK).
The one-day event was initiated and sponsored by Gorkha Public Panchayat Kohima (GPPK) and played at GPPK Multi-utility Hall Chandmari.
Playing the final match in the men’s category, Sony Thapa defeated Pradeep Lama in straight three sets while in women’s category Anusha Thapa won against Bimla Limbu in straight sets.
The winners and runners-up received cash prizes and citations from the chief guest of prize distribution ceremony Colonel Umesh Chandra Sati, Commandant 1st Assam Rifles.
Chandmari Gaon Burah Kalam Chetri and GPPK president Santu Thapa gave away the participation certificate to the players of both the categories.
(Page News Service)