Upen Parajuli of Galaxy Public School and Jyoti Gurung of Tridevi International School have won the gold medal in 1st Valley-wide Inter-School Table-Tennis (TT) Competition, on Saturday. Upen and Jyoti are the U-16 champions of boys and girls Singles’, respectively.
The one-day tournament was organized by Nepal Masaland in association with Federation of Nepal Chamber of Commerce, on the Silver-Jubilee occasion of Educational Equipment Company Association.
In the Boys Final, Upen defeated Kshitiz Khanal of Arunika on a straight set of 8-11, 14-12, 5-11, 13-11 and 11-8. Similarly, Jyoti defeated Manju Magrati of Children Garden Academy 11-8, 11-9 and 11-2 to win the title.
In a competition held at National Table-Tennis Training Centre, Lainchaur, Bibek Thing and Soni Tamang of Children Garden were crowned champions of U-12 Boys and Girls Singles, respectively. In the finals, Bibek defeated Utsarga Niraula of Matribhumi 14-12, 11-5 and 11-1 while Soni defeated Kamala Tamang of her same school 11-9, 11-8 and 11-5.
National Sports Council Member-Secy Keshav Kumar Bista and co. awarded the winners in a program.