Bihar girls and Tamil Nadu boys won the titles in the team event in 46th Junior National Carrom Championship organised by Vidarbha Carrom Association at MLA Hostel, here on Wednesday.
In the girls final, Bihar surprised defending champion Tamil Nadu 2-1. In the first single, Mamta Kumari of Bihar defeated A Sushmita 18-0, 14-9. In the second single, Sonali Kumari got the better of R Ratikhala 4-12, 15-1, 21-0 and took 2-0 lead. However in the doubles, Sneha Prabha- Nandini of Tamil Nadu defeated Shalu Kumari- Priya Nandini 11-9, 7-21, 20-7. Chandigarh achieved third place defeating Haryana 2-1.
In the boys final, Tamil Nadu blanked Uttar Pradesh 3-0. In the first single G Mukesh defeated Shivdayal 20-5, 9-11, 21-18 and then Suryaprasad recorded 18-17, 17-7 victory over Sanad Akhtar. In the doubles, Shriram-Kshitik duo overcame Amran Tanvir- Ritik Verma 21-0, 7-16, 12-11. In the third place match, Maharashtra defeated Vidarbha 2-1 to win bronze medal.