Dishaka clinches triple crown
Dishaka Kankonkar won the sub-junior girls, junior girls and women’s titles in state carrom championship organized by Goa Carrom Association in association with SAG at Bal Bharati Vidyamandir, Ribandar.
Dishaka defeated Prajwal Adkonkar 17-5, 15-8 in the final of sub-junior girls event while in the women’s final she beat Supriya Chowgule 14-6 and 14-13.In the men’s final, Abhay Karande got the better of Malang Raila 25-6, 25-17. Roy Rodrigues defeated Toyyib Raila 13-20, 18-6, 13-12 in a well fought three sets to win the sub-junior boys title.
In the junior boys final, Rahul Lotlikar beat Abhishek Dalvi 19-9, 15-25, 15-13.
Aurio Miranda was adjudged best and promising player of the championship.
Akbar Maula, treasurer of Goa Cricket Association, was the chief guest while Prakash Amonkar was the guest of honour. Shashikant Amonkar, president of Goa Carrom Association welcomed and introduced the guess. Rupa Dalvi compered. Abhay Karande proposed the vote of thanks. [H]