Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Junior and Youth National Table Tennis Championships

The 74th edition of the Junior and Youth Nationals kick off in Indore, Madhya Pradesh today at the Abhay Prashal Indoor stadium. 30 States are participating in the season ending tournament. The tournament marks the end of the Indian Table Tennis season.

Apart from the star events, that is, singles events in four age groups, there will be heavy competition in the team events. The winners stand to gain valuable points and also attractive cash prizes.

Star youth players, Soumyajit Ghosh and Harmeet Desai will not be participating as they are in a Swedish training camp.

The defending champions are Abhishek Yadav and Reeth Rishya in the Junior boys and girls events, while Ankita Das and Soumyajit Ghosh won the Youth titles last year.

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