City’s Irshad Ahmed finished runners-up in the men’s singles event in the the 47th Senior National & Inter State Carrom Championship that concluded at Kudal in Sindhudurg district on Saturday.
In the final, Irshad, a member of local Rai Sporting Club, lost to Prashant More of RBI 21-22, 13-25. Earlier in the semi, final Irshad defeated Rajesh Gohil of Maharashtra 9-25, 23-17, 25-17. In the quarterfinal, he recorded 12-25, 25-9, 24-15 victory over K Srinivas of PSPB.
Working President of All India Carrom Federation MLC Girish Vyas, Secretary of Vidarbha Carrom Association Prabhjyotsingh Bachher, Mukund Nagpurkar, Iqbal Ahmed, Nagesh Sahare and others have congratulated him.