Odisha Governor opens 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships

Odisha Sports

Cuttack: Governor Ganeshi Lal on Wednesday opened the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here in the presence of Sports and Youth Services Minister Trusharkanti Behera and Barabati-Cuttack MLA Mohammad Moquim.

The tournament has received a good entry with 14 associations and top Commonwealth countries, including India, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, England, Scotland, Wales, Jersey, Australia, Cyprus, South Africa, Nigeria and Pakistan.

Recently, the Odisha Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) and Odisha State Table Tennis Association (OSTTA) to host the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship-2019 to be played between July 17 and 22.

The MoU covered various obligations for the official conduct of the event.


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