Table Tennis Current Affairs - 2019
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The ESPN Multi-Sport Awards recognised achievements across 11 categories, of which winners across 10 categories were selected by an independent 14-member jury.
The Winners are:
Sportsperson of the Year (Male) – Neeraj Chopra (Athletics)
Sportsperson of the Year (Female) – P V Sindhu (Badminton)
Comeback of the Year – Saina Nehwal (Badminton)
Coach of the Year – Jaspal Rana (Shooting)
Emerging Sportsperson of the Year – Saurabh Chaudhary (Shooting)
Team of the Year – Women’s team (Table tennis)
Match of the Year – Amit Panghal vs Hasanboy Dusmatov (Boxing)
Differently-abled athlete of the Year – Ekta Bhyan (Para-athletics)
Moment of the Year – Women’s 4x400m relay
Lifetime Achievement Award – Pradip Kumar Banerjee (Football).
Tags: Amit Panghal • Athletics • Badminton • Boxing • Ekta Bhyan • ESPN Multi-Sport Awards 2018 • Football • Jaspal Rana • Neeraj Chopra • P V Sindhu • para-athletics • Pradip Kumar Banerjee • Saina Nehwal • Saurabh Chaudhary • Shooting • Table Tennis • Women’s 4x400m relay
The South Asian Junior Table Tennis championship was held in Mount Lavinia, near Colombia in Sri Lanka. In a stunning performance, the paddlers from India have won all the 10 Gold Medals on offer in this tournament. Apart from 10 gold medals, the Indian participants have also won 14 medals, thus taking the medal tally to 14.
In this championship, top seeded Manav Thakkar won Junior Boys final; while Archana Girish Kamath won Junior Girls final. In Cadet Boys final, top-seed H. Jeho won the Gold Medal. India led the championship with eight points, followed by Sri Lanka (six points).