Maharashtra’s Ishant Shingote and Atika Joshi emerged winners in various categories in All India Pole Sports Championship organised by Indian Poll Sports Association at Gaikwad-Patil International School, Dongargao.
Earlier veteran sports organiser Hemant Dongaonkar inaugurated the championship in the presence of school principal Shabih Chourasia, general secretary of Indian Poll Sports Association Dr Shrikant Warankar, treasurer Suresh Gandhi, Sachin Mathne and Laxmikant Meshram. Pankaj Kunde, Hemant Dusane, Prashant Joshi, Aditi Deo, Alka Shende, Zeel Kotak and Suhasini Nakhare were the judges.
Ishan achieved first place in 6 to 9 years section. Maharashtra’s Durgesh Khaire and Madhya Pradesh’s Chinmay Salve finished second and third respectively. In the girls section, Atika was followed by Maharashtra’s Ishita Choudhary and Uttar Pradesh’s Sayali Pandit for third place.