South Asian Youth Table Tennis Championship 2023 concluded in Itanagar on Wednesday. It was a three-day international event in which more than 100 athletes and officials from six countries Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Sri Lanka and Nepal participated.
In the Under-19 Boys singles, Ankur Bhattacharjee defeated Payas Jain 4-2 to claim the gold. Payas had to contend with the silver.
Meanwhile, in Under-19 girls’ singles, Suhana Saini defeated Yashaswini Ghorpade 4-1 in what turned out to be a one-sided final.
In the mixed doubles, Payas Jain and Yashaswini took gold, beating their Maldivian rivals, Akhyar Ahmed Khalid and Fathimath Dheema Ali.
On the occasion, Arunachal Pradesh Governor, Lt. General KT Parnaik, attended the closing ceremony and gave away the medals to the winners.