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Women teams dominated the penultimate day

Lucknow, Feb 23 (UNI) On the penultimate day of the 6th Uttar Pradesh State games here, the women's teams from different districts impressed with their spirited performances.

In the Table tennis finals of the doubles event all the girls belonged to Kanpur. In the semi-final Kanpur's duo of Shalini/Vinita beat Ponam and Shama of Sultanpur at 11-8,5-11,11-6,11-7 and in the other semi-final Kanpur's Sita/Amita beat Ayushi/ Divyanshi (Lucknow) at 11-8,11-7,9-11 and 11-6. The final will be played between the pair of Shalini/Vinita and their city mate Sita/Amita pair, likewise Varanasi's girls team clinched the gold of Basketball beating their counter parts Gorakhpur girls in a one sided affair at 58-17, at half time the winners were leading at 38-13.

In the men's Basketball competition Lucknow team bowed down to RDSO at 32-73.

The final match of men's Handball will be held between Varanasi and UP Police tomorrow, while the girls final is slated between Nani and Lucknow. In the men's semi final VNS wonagainswt Saifai 32-19, UP Police beat GKR 26-19. In the girls semis Lucknow beat HINDALCO 17-12, while Rampur bowed down to Nani at 09-10.

On the final day of the games tomorrow, the chief guest of the day will be PWD Minister Nasimuddin, while Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Ayodhya Prasad Pal would preside over the function.


Story first published: Saturday, February 23, 2008, 21:32 [IST]
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