Host RTM Nagpur University players started their campaign on winning note in West Zone Inter-University Volleyball Championship at Venus Sports Association ground, Reshimbagh here on Monday.
In Zone ‘A’ match, RTMNU overcame Pravana Institute of Medical Sciences, Ahmednagar 25-5, 25-4, 25-3 in straight three sets.
In another match, Symbiosis University recorded 25-20, 25-14, 25-12 victory over MIT World Peace University Pune. In an exciting match in Zone ‘C’. CG Tribal University pipped Ganpat University Gujarat 25-14, 20-25, 25-23, 25-19, 15-10.
MDB University Chhatrapur overcame Gujarat Technological University Ahmedabad 30-28, 25-18, 16-25, 20-25, 8-15.
In Zone ‘B’ match, Raksha Shakti University defeated Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Science, Sawangi 26-16, 25-17, 25-14.
Earlier the championship was inaugurated by RTMNU management council member Urmila Dabir. Senate member Dr Sharma, Arjuna awardee Vijay Munishwar, member of the board of physical education Dr Dhananjay Welukar, chairman Vijay Datarkar, Dr Vishakha Joshi, Dr Suraj Yevtikar and others were present on the occasion.
Director of the Department of Sports and Physical Education Dr. Sharad Suryavanshi conducted the proceedings. Dr Surendra Tiwari conducted the proceedings while Dr. Devendra Wankhede proposed a vote of thanks. Dr Madhvi Mardikar administered oath to players.