Gwalior emerges volleyball champs

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Nov 2017 10:36:07


Sports Reporter,

Gwalior district team clinched the overall championship of 66th State-level Senior Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Tournament, on Tuesday.The tournament was played under the auspices of Jabalpur District Volleyball Association in Baghraji.

Chief guest on the occasion was Minister of State for Public Health and Family Welfare Sharad Jain while Deputy Inspector General of Police (Jabalpur), Bhagwat Singh Chouhan presided over the programme. Madhya Pradesh Volleyball Association, secretary, Hari Singh Chouhan and district working secretary, Neelam Chansoria were special guests.

Final match of women’s category was played between
Jabalpur District and Gwalior District teams. In the one-sided played match, Gwalior team routed the host team by the lead of 3 – 0 sets. In the final match of men’s category, Gwalior district team registered victory over GRC team by the margin of 3 – 0 sets and lifted-up glittering trophy of winner.

In the prize distribution ceremony, guests honoured the players of Gwalior district team with winning trophy while Jabalpur and GRC teams were given runner-up trophies. Besides this, best players of the tournament were given individual prizes.

The tournament was successfully organised with valuable contribution from Rajesh Soni, Shailendra Soni, Bharat Singh Yadav, Bhupendra Yadav, Pankaj Kushwaha and members of Sunny Sports Club.