The Inaugural Basketball and Tennis Championship, 2023 organized by Raj Bhavan concluded here today.
Governor B.D Mishra and first lady Neelam Mishra gave away the trophies to the winners of the championship.
The winner’s trophy in the men’s Basketball was lifted by 101 while the runner’s up trophy was awarded to the Meghalaya Police (MLP). Simultaneously, in the women’s basketball category, the MLP team came out on top as they defeated the civilian team 19-12.
In Tennis, the winner’s trophy went to Wanpynskhem Mawroh and the runner’s up trophy was lifted by Amit Ram.
The ‘Most Valuable Player’ award in Basketball went to R. Thapa of 101 while in tennis the award went to Wanpynskhem Mawroh.
Initiated by the Governor, the championship was held as a mark to inaugurate the newly constructed basketball and tennis courts in Raj Bhavan.
Eight teams participated in the Basketball men’s category which included Umroi Military Station, Eastern Air Command, Civilian Team, Raj Bhavan, CRPF, Assam Rifles, 101 and Meghalaya Police (MLP) and two teams participated in the women’s category, the MLP and Civilian Team.
There were 12 participants in the Tennis tournament representing CRPF, Assam Rifles, HQ Eastern Air Command, Raj Bhavan and BSF.
Chief Secretary D P Wahlang and DGP, Dr. Lajja Ram Bishnoi were also present on the occasion.
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