The Southern Railway Sports Association will organise the all-India Railway weightlifting championship at the Nehru Stadium from January 28 to 30.

Top lifters who will be seen in action include Vinoth Kumar, Satish Kumar, (S. Rly), Gurjeet Singh (N. Rly) Christopher and Senthamil Selven (C. Rly), Omkar Othari, Himanshu Kumar Chang (W. Rly) in the men’s section.

Minathi (ER), Swathi Singh and Shrishti Singh (NER) will be among the prominent names in the women’s section. In all, around 100 lifters will be participating in this event. The Indian Railways weightlifting team will be selected based on the performance here for the national in Nagpur in March.

SSNCE wins

SSNCE defeated LICET by 62 runs in the cricket final of the Loyala-ICAM College of Engineering and Technology (LICET) tournaments recently.

The results: B adminton: Final: SSNCE bt St. Joseph’s CE 2-0 (Gokula Lakshmi bt Nikitha 21-9, 21-7; Ramya Tulasi & Sujaveena bt Nikitha & Sameera 21-9, 21-7). Third place: Panimalar EC bt LICET 2-0.

Cricket: Final: SSNCE 155 for six in 20 overs (Vasudevan 38 n.o., Deepak 34) bt LICET 93 for nine in 20 overs (Ajoy 25, Varadharajan four for 45). Third place: Jerusalem EC bt MNM Jain EC.

Volleyball: Final: Panimalar EC bt St. Joseph’s CE 25-23, 25-18. Third place: KCGCE bt LICET 25-10, 25-12.

Mani advances

Mani (MCC) beat Mohammed Khalid (TNBSA) 2-0 in the quarterfinals of the TNBSA junior Republic Day Cup snooker event.

Other results: Quarterfinals: Ziyauddin (TNBSA) bt Rajan (TNBSA) 2-0; Rakesh (TNBSA) bt Deepadharshan (TNBSA) 2-0; Sundar Raj (MC) bt Vijith Jain (JSRI) 2-0.

Sathyabama wins

Sathyabama defeated Loyola 25-22, 25-22 in the men’s final of the SNJ Group State-level volleyball tournament.

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