Vizag to host national Table Tennis tournament from Oct 19

Visakhapatnam: The National Table Tennis tournament will be held at the Port Indoor Stadium here from October 19 to 25.

Andhra Pradesh Human Resources Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao today released the brochure of the tournament.

He said after division of Andhra Pradesh, Vizag has been hosting various sporting events and TDP government is committed to develop the sporting infrastructure across the state.

Top players Sharath Kamal, Saumyajit Ghosh, Manika Batra among others will take part in the tournament.

An office-bearer of the Visakhapatnam District Table Tennis Association (VDTTA) said over 700 players (men, women, boys and girls) from 29 states and Union Territories will participate in various categories like senior, junior, sub-junior.