13th Inter-Zonal National Carrom Championship Men & Women Singles Winners Anil Mundhe & S. Appoorwa along with trophies.
Photo Caption : 1) Bank Of Maharashtra & Siscaa Carrom Boards Sponsored 13th Inter-Zonal National Carrom Championship Men & Women Singles Winners Anil Mundhe & S. Appoorwa along with trophies with chief guests from left to right J. V. Sangam, Shashikant Amonkar, P. S. Bachher, V. D. Narayan, Pradeepkumar Hazarika, Arun Kedar, Chief Guest Abhay Savarkar, Ajit Sawant & Pushkraj Soman. 2 & 3) Bank Of Maharashtra & Siscaa Carrom Boards Sponsored 13th Inter-Zonal National Carrom Championship Men & Women Singles Winners Anil Mundhe & S. Appoorwa along with trophies.
XIiIth Inter-Zonal Carrom Championship 2015-16
Anil Mundhe & S. Appoorwa emerge Victorious.
MUMBAI, (GNI): Institutions Pune based Jain Irrigation’s Anil Mundhe & Hyderabad based Former World & National Champion S. Appoorwa of LIC claimed Men & Women singles titles in the All India Carrom Federation organised and Maharashtra Carrom Association hosted & Bank Of Maharashtra & Siscaa Carrom Boards Sponsored 13th Inter-Zonal National Carrom Championship held at Brahman Seva Mandal Hall, Dadar, Mumbai, This Championship is held under guidence of Shri. Shivkumar Lad-President, Shri. Arun Kedar-Hon. Secretary, Maharashtra Carrom Association.
Jain Irrigation’s Anil Mundhe rose to challenge with a confident attacking game to record a hard fought victory over Former National Champion B. Radhakrishan of South Zone in the final. Anil Mundhe showed solid concentration and steely nerves to sideline in form opponent B. Radhakrishan 25-18, 25-0 in a tense two Game encounter to clinch the top honours. In the first game Radhakrishan lead by 18-0 in two boards & Radhakrishan scored white slam in the second board. But confident Anil Mundhe won the next three boards 12, 7 & 6 points to win the first game 25-18. In the second game Anil Mundhe scored a white slam in the second board & lead 13-0. And after that without conceding single point Anil wrapped up the match in 7 boards 25-0 to claim Inter-Zonal men singles title. Third place was claimed by Prashant More of Institution prevailing over in form L. Rakesh Singh in a thrilling three game encounter 25-11, 2-15, 25-11. Rakesh Singh scored a white slam in the first game & another black slam & White slam in the second game.
Earlier B. Radhakrishan of South Zone booked his berth in the Final’s by overcoming Institutions L. Rakesh Singh in a two game duel 25-11, 25-10. Jain Irrigation’s Anil Mundhe displayed attaking game with exellent cut-shots to outwit Prashant More of RBI in a straight game encounter 25-9, 25-8 to clinch final spot.
In the Women Singles final Former World & National Champion S. Appoorwa of LIC of India disposed of fighting Khushboo Kumari of Indian Oil 25-21, 25-0 in a two game encounter. Earlier in the Semi-finals Khushboo Kumari toppled Former World & National Champion I. Ilavazhaki in a two game encounter 25-15, 25-9 & in other Semi-final S. Appoorwa knocked out Former National & World Champion Rashmi Kumari of ONGC 25-11, 25-11 in a straight games encounter to enter finals.
For this prestigious three days Inter-Zonal Championship Inter-National Ajit Sawant of Maharashtra was the chief referee & Assisted by Suhas Karbhari of Maharashtra & P. Ravishankar of Tamilnadu. In this three Days Inter-Zonal Championship 11 Break to finishes & 6 Black to Finishes have been recorded.
This three days prestigious championship being played on 24 nos. Siscaa Championship Carrom Boards of International Standard with Perfect Shot Carrommen.
For the glittering prize distribution ceremoney Shri. Abhay Savarkar-Chairman of Brahman Seva Mandal, Shri. Pradeepkumar Hazarika-Executive President & Shri. Vivek Dheesh Narayan-General Secretary All India Carrom Federation were the chief guests which was presided over by Shri. Pushkaraj Soman-Managing Trustee, Brahman Seva Mandal, Shri. P. S. Bachher-Vice President, Shri Arun Kedar Treasurer, All India Carrom Federation, Shri. Shashikant Amonkar-Secretary, West Zone, Shri. Janaawrdhan V. Sangam, Shri. Ajit Sawant, Shri. Santosh Chavan-Hon. Asst. Secretaries of MCA & Other Dignataries were present.ends