Shillong: The Ist NE Masters Table Tennis Tournament 2019 which lasted three consecutive days organised by the Meghalaya Table Tennis Association (MTTA) in U Tirot Sing Syiem Indoor Stadium, Lachumiere which begins from the 28 tarik Nailar came to a close on Saturday last with a grand ceremony.
Bah John F Kharshiing Working President Meghalaya State Olympic Association (MSOA) graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and distributed prizes to the winners in the presence of sports officials from various departments in the NorthEast. There were 139 participants altogether from different parts of the state and the region.
The Chief Guest lauded the spirit of the senior citizens who participated in the tournament which is a great inspiration to young players and to the promotion of this kind of sports in the state and the region as a whole.
Winners in the 40+Women single category is S Asthlata Devi, N Suhsila Devi from Manipur as first runners up; in the 40+Women double S Asthlata Devi, KH Kiranbal Devi, N Suhsila Devi and N Sanahanbi Devi, from Manipur. In the 40+ men double the winners are Upendra Singh, Dr Bapan Kr Singh from Manipur, u Zothanpuia, Meisnam B Kr Singh from Mixoram. In the 40+Men single Y Shubhas Chandra (Manipur), M Basanta Kr Singh (Mizoram) bagged the first and second prize respecively. In the 50+Men double the winners are Soneswar Deka, Bijeet Chakraborty (Assam), Radhakhishnan Chingshubam, Ch Lokendra Meitei (Manipur). In the 50+ Men single the winners are Soneswar Deka (Assam), Bijeet Chakraborty from Assam.
in the 60+ Men double the winners are RK Deban Singh, Ibochaoba Sapam, K Kumar Signh, W Jayanta Kumar Singh b Manipur and in the 60+ Men single Nirmalya Bhattacherjee and Santanu Ghosh from Meghalaya played the winners.