Liya Devi claims Junior Girls Single title of Bihari Sharma Memorial Table Tennis Tournament

Liya Devi representing Imphal East had a relatively easy game against compatriots Kelly S in the final match.


H Liya Devi (left) claims Junior Girls Single title of Bihari Sharma Memorial Table Tennis Tournament

H Liya Devi bagged the Junior Girls Single title of the 1st State Level Late Laimayum Bihari Sharma Memorial Table Tennis Tournament 2021, played at Singjamei Beigyabati Leikai Community Hall.

Liya Devi representing Imphal East had a relatively easy game against compatriots Kelly S in the final match. Kelly seemed to resign to her fate as put little resistance to Liya Devi, with the latter claiming the game by 11-4, 11-5, 11-5 and 11-5 points for the victory. Kelly had to contend with the runners up title.

As for the Cadet Boys Single final match, L Lamjingba of Thoubal faced a stiff challenge from S Rikesh also of Thoubal but ultimately the former prevailed in the end with accurate smashing for the title.

Lamjingba found going easy in the first game winning it by 11-6 points. However, Rikesh tried to raise his game but Lamjingba forced back to take the remaining games by 11-9, 11-10 and 11-8 points.

Ksh Nelson of Imphal East took the champion title of Junior Boys Single beating A Bairel of Imphal East. Nelson claimed the champion round game with 11-4, 11-8, 13-11 and 11-6 points.

First Published:April 17, 2021, 9:58 a.m.

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