India’s younger desk tennis avid gamers finished their successful spree within the Bahrain Junior and Cadet Open on a prime word, including 8 extra medals to their kitty, together with two gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals, past due on Monday evening in Manama, Bahrain.
The medal rush for India began off with Global No. four within the U-15 bracket, Payas Jain, steamrolling previous his warring parties to clinch the Cadet Boys’ Particular person class crown. Within the finals, he tamed Simon Belik of Czech Republic 3-1 to bag the gold medal.
Within the Cadet Ladies’ class, 5 younger Indian paddlers paved their means into the quarterfinals, however best two of them in the end made it to the remaining 4 degree.
Anargya Manjunath and Yashaswini Ghorpade then registered simple 3-Zero wins over Malamatenia Papadimitriou of Greece and Hana Goda of Egypt, to make the overall conflict an all-Indian affair.
Karnataka’s Anargya proved to be the woman in shape, beating Yashaswini 3-1 to clinch the gold.
Sensible efficiency by way of the Indian U-15 paddlers within the Bahrain Open. Kudos to all of you on your efforts. The way forward for Indian Desk Tennis is surely shiny. Stay the Indian flag flying prime. #TableTennis #TuesdayThoughts #BahrainOpen #YoungGuns #Sports activities #LetsGo %.twitter.com/ySiyOr09qi
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Suhana Saini and Swastika Ghosh fought valiantly within the Mini-Cadet Ladies’ and Junior Ladies’ class, respectively, however may best salvage a bronze medal every for his or her efforts.
Suhana (U-15) went all the way down to Global No. 42 Hana Goda of Egypt within the semifinals to take the 3rd spot. Swastika Ghosh too could not put it previous eventual winner Kristina Kazantseva of Russia and needed to be content material with a bronze too.
Within the doubles segment, the duos of Anargya Manjunath-Suhana Saini and Manushree Patil- Swastika Ghosh made it to the semifinals within the Junior Ladies’ class. However the former pair’s adventure used to be minimize quick by way of Kristina Kazantsev-Olga Vishniakova, the eventual winners from Russia.
The pair of Swastika and Manushree gave the impression to be not off course for a grand victory, getting off to a flying get started. However the Russian ladies bounced again from a two-game deficit to sign up a outstanding 3-2 win, giving the Indian pair best the silver.
Within the Junior Boys’ Doubles, Payas Jain and Deepit Patil additionally suffered the similar destiny as they went all the way down to the Russian pair of Artem Tikhonov and Lev Katsman within the finals to accept a silver medal.
The Indian contingent had previous clinched 4 medals within the staff occasions and made it a marvelous sojourn in Manama, Bahrain by way of accumulating a complete tally of 12 medals.