Sports Update

BADMINTON

Following Department Members won the titles in Home Events

Boys/Girls U – 13 Winner – Naaysha Mehta Runner up – Tyrone Pereira
Girls U – 17 Winner – Kripa Bafna Runner up – Khushi Advani
Boys U – 17 Winner – Devesh Dharmarajan Runner up – Tejas Dhayalkar
Mens Doubles Winner – Akshay Pawar / Pujan Shah Runner up – Dilip Pawar / Ghanshyam Shroff
Mens Singles Winner – Pujan Shah Runner up – Akshay Pawar
Mens Doubles + 45 Winner – Urmil Mavani / Dilip Pawar Runner up – Sunil Gosar / Jayesh Parikh
BILLIARDS

The following Members excelled at the National and International levels:

Mr. Devendra Joshi :
Broze Medal at the Asian Billiards Championship 2012
Quarter finalist at the World Billiards Championship held at Leeds, UK 2012

Mr. Arun Agrawal :
Represented India at the World Billiards Championship held at Leeds, UK 2012

Mr. V. Subramanian (Raja) :
Represented India at the World Billiards Championship held at Leeds, UK 2012.
We the proud of the following Members of Matunga Gymkhana for performing

CARDS

exceedingly well in various Bridge events :-

Mr. Jitendra Solani :
2nd in India & 48” in the World – World-wide Open pairs
Winner – BARC Open State Level Championship
Winner – Lokmanya Seva Sangh State Level Championship
Winner – State Championship
Runner-up – State Championship 2012
3rd in Pairs – Pula International Bridge Olympiad

Mr. Sandeep Karmarkar :
Winner – Offers Club State Level Championship
Runner up- State Championship 2012
Semifinalist – Bridge winter National

Mrs. Marianne Karmarkar :
Represented India in the Indian Ladies Bridge Team in the 14th World Bridge Game in Life France.

CRICKET

Annual Tennis Ball Inter Department Cricket Tournament (8 overs) was held on January 20th, 2013. About 140 Gymkhana Members participated in this Tournament. This year the Gymnasium Department was the winner of this tournament and Squash Department was the runners-up.

TABLE TENNIS

The following Members did us proud by their contributions at International / National levels.

Mr. Kamlesh Mehta : Arjuna Awardee
Selected as Coach of the Indian Table Tennis team of the Intensive Training camp at Flakenberg, Sweden from 31st October to 14th November 2012 in preparation of the World Junior Table Tennis Championship 2012.

Selected as coach of the Indian Table Tennis team for World Junior Table Tennis Championship at Hyderabad from 9th to 16th December 2012.

Ms. Monalisa
Selected as Coach of the Indian Table Tennis team for the German Open Championship at Garmany from 31st October to 4th November 2012.

TENNIS

Matunga Gymkhana conducted the following tournaments in the period January 2013 to March 2013 :

Adults Jumble Double Home Tournaments (2013) – (Winner :Mr. Vimal Roy & Mr. Jaideep Shah)
Adults Open Singles Home Tournament (2013) – (Winner-Mr. Siddharth Chheda)
Senior Adults Doubles Home Tournament (2013) – (Winner-Mr.Sitesh Dutt & Dr.A.V. Narayan)
Coaching Children Singles Home Tournaments – (Basic / Intermediate / Advance) (2013)

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