India's cadet paddlers strike gold in El Salvador

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India's junior paddlers won both the cadet boys and girls team titles at the El Salvador Junior and Cadet Open Table Tennis championships.

According to information reaching here, the boy's A squad, comprising Anirban Ghosh and Birdie Boro, defeated India B, comprising Arjun Ghosh and Lalrin Puia, 3-0 to claim the title Wednesday.

In the cadet girls section, India A, comprising, Sagarika Mukherjee and Harsha Vardhini Ravichandran, downed India B team 3-0 in the final. India B comprised Aishwarya Pathak and Moumita Dutta.

The Indians after their gold medal-winning performances at the Guatemala events, travelled to neighbouring El Salvador to compete against Argentina, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Ecuador.

Keeping their top billing intact, India A and India B teams in both the cadet boys and cadet girls sections proved to be a cut above the rest in the fray.


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