The 15th State Senior Woodball Championship jointly organised by Woodball Association of Maharashtra and Nagpur District Woodball Association began at RTM Nagpur University play ground, here on Thursday. MLA Dr Milind Mane inaugurated the meet in the presence of deputy chairman of NMC sports committee Sunil Hiranwar.
Along with host Nagpur the players from Amravati, Bhandara, Gondia, Gadchiroli, Wardha, Yavatmal, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Mumbai city, Ahmadnagar, Raigadh, Jalgaon, Aurangabad, Hingoli, Navi Mumbai and Thane are participating in the meet.
On Friday the matches in ‘fair’ and ‘strokes’ categories will be played in both men and women section. The 15th national championship will be played from July 14 to 17 at the same venue. Organising committee secretary Ajay Sontakke and Sudip Manwatkar welcomed the guests. Chhatrapati awardee Girish Gadge, Dr Kalpana Jadhav, Dr Suraj Yevtikar, Pravin Manwatkar, Dr Sudhir Kahate, Alka Wanjekar and others were present on the occasion.
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