Mumbai, Jun 6 (UNI) Sports Journalists Association of Mumbai (SJAM) 'A' won the A C Bali Trophy Table Tennis team championships final by downing Sports Writers' Association of Bangalore (SWAB) 3-0 at the D Y Patil Auditorium, Nerul near here today.
Abhijit Kulkarni and Amol Karhadkar won singles matches, then Kulkarni/Gordon D'Costa teamed up to defeat the Bangalore pair of R Kaushik/R Satya in four games.
SJAM 'A' had defeated SJAM 'B', while Bangalore scored over Delhi in the team semi-finals.
The inter-zonal cricket league matches for the J K Bose Trophy were washed out due to rain.
A symposium on Beijing Olympics 2008 will be held at C K Nayudu Hall, CCI, tomorrow, where noted sportspersons Ashwini Nachappa, Ashok Pandit, Uday Pawar and administrators Kishen Narsi, Jay Kowli will be the speakers.
A golf putting event will be held at BPGC, Chembur. These competitions are part of the SJFI All India Convention, Events&Awards.
Results: Team championships Final: Mumbai bt Bangalore 3-0 (Abhijit Kulkarni bt R Kaushik 8-11, 11-8, 11-5, 11-6; Amol Karhadkar bt R Satya 11-2, 11-2, 11-5; Kulkarni/Gordon D'Costa bt Kaushik/Satya 11-3, 5-11, 11-4, 11-9).
Semi-finals: Mumbai 'A' bt Mumbai 'B' 3-0 (Amol Karhadkar bt Don Monteiro 11-9, 11-6, 11-1; A Kulkarni bt R K Bowrie 11-3, 13-11, 12-10; Karhadkar/Kulkarni bt Monteiro/Bowrie 12-10, 11-7, 11-6).
Bangalore bt Delhi 3-1 (R Kaushik bt Rakesh Rao 11-13, 11-7, 11-5, 8-11, 11-6; R Satya lost to G S Vivek 10-12, 7-11, 11-5, 10-12); Kaushik/Satya bt Rao/Vivek 12-10, 11-5, 9-11, 11-6); Kaushik bt Vivek 11-7, 11-8, 11-5).
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