Mumbai : Madurika Patkar in the women’s category along with Diya Chitale and Vidhi A. Shah, both in the sub-junior girls’ category, having produced some outstanding performances last season were the stars that enjoyed the spotlight at the MSDTTA and 11Even Sports awards function at the JVPG Club.
The MSDTTA and 11Even Sports felicitated Madurika, Diya and Vidhi and other leading Mumbai paddlers in recognition of their brilliant achievements at the State, National and International competitions. The event was jointly sponsored by ASK Group and 11Even Sports.
Vita Dani of 11Even Sports and Kamlesh Mehta, Director 11Even Sports along with officials from MSDTTA and JVPG honoured the paddlers from the city with mementos, certificates and cash awards.
Both Madhurika and Diya had clinched the gold medals in the women’s singles and sub-junior girls’ singles events at the National championships. Diya had an even more impressive season as she had also won the gold in the sub-junior girls’ doubles event at the Nationals. In addition, she bagged three gold medals and one silver medal at both, the Qatar Junior & Cadet Open and the Tunisia Junior & Cadet Open.
Besides honouring the players, 11Even Sports and MSDTTA also felicitated the local coaches, who were responsible for the performances of the Mumbai players.
Some of the prominent award winners: Aditi Sinha, Jash Modi, Manasi Chiplunkar, Sampada Bhiwandkar, Shubham Ambre, Srushti Haleangadi.
Source : Free Press Journal