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Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019

Pune Sport: Pooja’s 4 goals give Army Public School U-19 title

In the final played at Don Bosco School, Army Public School registered a one-sided 5-0 win over Ness Wadia College.

pune Updated: Sep 15, 2017 15:43 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Pune
Pooja Bandgar (left) in action in the final versus Ness Wadia.
Pooja Bandgar (left) in action in the final versus Ness Wadia.(HT Photo)

Pooja Bandgar’s four goals, including a hat-trick, helped Army Public School to emerge winners in the under-19 girls’ football tournament, organised by District Sports Council and Education Board recently. 

In the final played at Don Bosco School, Army Public School registered a one-sided 5-0 win over Ness Wadia College. Pooja scored in the 4th minute and 7th minute. Her third goal came in 12th minute and she added another in the 18th minute. Kanchan Sharma joined her by scoring in the 25th minute. 

Bishop’s School, Camp, finished third by beating RB Academy 5-0. Shivali Shankar scored two goals while Sakshi Holkar, Khushabu Kavthekar and Yukti Gupta added a goal each. 

Krida Niketan wins kabaddi title 

Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) Khashaba Jadhav Krida Niketan School emerged as winners in the under-14 kabaddi tournament played at Nehru Stadium. Krida Niketan defeated Vidya Niketan School, Bibwewadi 33-28 in a close match. Both teams started aggressively, but it was Krida Niketan who enjoyed a 7-point lead (17-10) in the first half. However, they lost momentum after that and Vidya Niketan bounced back to level scores 23-23. Then in the extra time Krida Niketan garnered 10 points while Vidya Niketan managed to get 5 points only. Manisha Mandal, Sreejana Yogi and Vaishnavi More were impressive. In the match for third place, Karve Nagar’s Mahilashram defeated Agrasen High School, Yerawada 23-11. 

New India School emerge winner in table tennis 

Pune New India School girls emerged winners in the under-17 table tennis tournament at Symbiosis Spa, Prabhat Road. In the final, they defeated Millennium 3-0 in a one-sided encounter. Neha Mahangade started well with 11-5, 11-6 win over Nidhi Rahalkar while Bhargavi Patil defeated Ruchita Kulkarni 11-4, 11-2. In the third match, Swarangi Raverkar prevailed over Mihika Kulkarni 11-4, 11-5. In the battle for third place, hosts Symbiosis School defeated SPM School. In the deciding match, Srushti Chandak of Symbios defeated Niharika Gore 11-2, 11-4. 

Tajin, Sanjivani win weightlifting titles 

Tajin Khan of Anglo Urdu School emerged winner in the 44-kg weight category in the girls’ under-14 inter-school weightlifting tournament held at Azam Campus recently. Tajin lifted a 17-kg in snatch and a 20-kg in clean and jerk (total 37kg). In the 48-kg weight category, Sanjivani Mohite of PMC School No 1 English Medium finished at the top with a total weight of 34-kg. In 63-kg weight category, Vishwakarma English Medium School’s Nishmita Pujari won the title. She lifted a total of 95-kg, including 40-kg in snatch and 55-kg in clean and jerk. It was the maximum weight recorded in the tournament.

Rutuja shines in senior category 

Rutuja Pasalkar of Vishwakarma College emerged champion in the inter-school under-19 girls’ weightlifting competition held at Azam Campus. In the 48-kg weight category, she lifted 25-kg in snatch and 35-kg in clean and jerk (total 60-kg) to claim the title. Anam Ahmed who finished second lifted a total weight of 38-kg while Hafja Inamdar lifted 37-kg. 

In the 63-kg weight category, Shahu College’s Vaishnavi Thakur emerged winner. She lifted 38-kg in snatch while 50-kg in clean and jerk (total 88-kg). Abeda Inamdar College’s Prashanti Moodmas (50-kg) and Shravani Sankitala (36-kg) were placed second and third respectively. 

In the boys’ segment, Rutvik Pasalkar lifted a total of 87-kg in the under-17 boys’ 50-kg weight category. He was followed by G Gautam of Poona College and Rehan Shaikh of Azam Campus.

First Published: Sep 15, 2017 15:43 IST

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