Muffakam Jah College of Engineering won the OU inter-college table tennis championship defeating MVSR Engineering College 2-1 in the final.
Chaitanya Bharati Institute of Technology finished third getting the better of St. Joseph’s 2-0.
The results: Final: MJ College of Engg bt MVSR Engg College 2-1 (Sumanth lost to Siddartha 8-11, 5-11, 11-6, 12-10, 7-11, 8-11; Prateek bt V.V.S. Karthik 11-8, 10-12, 11-6, 11-5, 11-5; Sumanth & Prateek bt Siddarth & Karthik 11-4, 11-9, 9-11, 11-6, 11-8).
Third place: CBIT bt St. Joseph’s Degree College 2-0 (Vipin Kumar bt Mevin 12-10, 11-6, 6-11, 11-6, 8-11, 8-11, 11-9; Shivam Sharma bt Christopher11-7, 11-3, 11-7, 7-11, 9-11, 11-8).
Avanthi wins title
Avanthi Degree College won the OU inter-college chess championships for men
The results: 1: Avanthi College (CRG Krishna, S. Sainath, Sandeep Naidu, Viswa Teja, Satyam Reddy and Mahender) 18.5 points; 2: CBIT Gandeipet (P. Balaji, Sudheer Kumar, KRR Kiran Reddy, Srinadh Madharapu, A. Thridev, Y. Sai Kumar) 18. (progressions score 66); 3: M.J. College of Engineering and Technology (Wajahat Ali Mirza, Syed Iliyas Pasha, SA Ahmad Zakir, Mohd. Moiz, N.N. Sai Krishna, Syed Faraz Abdul Kareem) 18. (Progressive score 57).
Ananda Kumar to lead
Ananda Ratna Kumar will lead South India in the International invitational hockey tournament to be held in Sri Lanka from September 21 to 24, according to a press release here.
The team: Ananda Ratna Kumar (capt), Surinder Singh, Hemanth Kumar, Mohd. Younus, U. Krishna, V. Elia, Raghu Ram Babu, Ravi Chandra Prasad, P. Venkateshwarlu, Ashwin Kumar (Puducherry), Shesha Suman (Puducherry), Guru Baskar (Tirupati), Prasanna (Tirupati), Vinod Simon (Tirupati) and T. Laxman Kumar (Eluru). Coach: Alphonse Absolom (SCR).
K. Sivaram Prasad of West Godavari defeated Sridattatreya Reddy of Kadapa 30-22 in the final qualifying round of the boys’ singles in the AP State under-17 badminton championship being held in Yemmiganur in Kurnool on Monday.
The results: Final qualifying round: Boys: K. Sivaram Prasad (WG) bt Sridattatreya Reddy (Kdp) 30-22; P. Mohit (Vsp) bt T. Gopi Raju (Pkm) 30-21; Akhileswar Reddy (Hyd) bt T. Vijay Kumar (WG) 30-15; Sai Kumar (Nlr) bt Abdul Rehman (Knl) 30-17; Chinna Swamy (Knl) bt G. Karthik (RR) 30-25; Manohar (Knl) bt K. Prasanth (Khm) 30-26; N. Nithin (WG) bt Dastagiri (Kdp) 30-25; Nikhil Reddy (Hyd) bt B. Karthik (Mdk) 30-22.
Doubles: Aditya Sri & R. Aneeth Kumar(RR) bt S. D. Waseem Akram & S. K. Tippu Sultan (Nlr) 30-21; D. Kranthi Kumar (Kna) & Gopala Krishna (RR) bt J. Satish Naidu & Nikhil Reddy (Hyd) 30-14; M. Manoj (Ctr) & V. V. K. Sankeerth (Kna) bt M. Srikar (Sklm) & Vara Prasad (Vzm) 30-24; C. Upendra & Sk. Khaja Faizal Ahmed (Knl) bt G. V. L. Sai Kiran & Nithin Reddy (Vzm) 30-21.
Tariq Sports will conduct the Emerald Open tennis tournament at Sanjeeviah Park here from September 22 to 24 for men and boys and girls in the age groups of under-10, and under-14. For details, call 99665 22333.
Hyderabad Carrom Association will conduct the inaugural ranking tournament for men and women and for boys and girls (under-18 years) at the Regional Carrom Coaching Centre, Fateh Maidan Indoor Stadium, here from September 22 to 24.
All the players of Telangana region, who qualify to play for Hyderabad Carrom Association as per the registration rules of All India Carrom Federation, only are eligible to participate in the event which is also a selection tournament for the 14th South Zone championship to be held in Gudur from October 4 to 6.
Entries close on September 20 and for details call 94403 07023.
Ravindra bats well
P. Ravindra scored a half-century for President’s XI against Secretary’s XI on the first day of the ACA Central Zone under-25 selection at Vijayawada on Monday.
The scores: President’s XI 257 for six in 87 overs (P. Ravindra 65, P. Raviteja 33 batting, M. Dinesh Kumar 31 batting, T.K. Ganesh 31) vs Secretary’s XI.