Irshad Ahmed, Apoorva S win international carrom titles

Updated: Jan 08, 2020, 09:03 IST | A correspondent | Mumbai

Chairman of the All-India Carrom Federation Girish Vyas was the chief guest and gave away the prizes in the presence of International Carrom Federation President Joseph Meyer from Switzerland

Champs Apoorva S and Irshad Ahmed with their trophies
Champs Apoorva S and Irshad Ahmed with their trophies

Irshad Ahmed and Apoorva S emerged the men's and women's champions respectively in the eighth International Carrom Federation Cup at the PYC Gymkhana in Pune recently.

Irshad defeated reigning world champion Prashant More 3-25, 25-14, 25-24 in a pulsating final to claim the men's singles crown, while current world champion Apoorva beat rank outsider Ayesha Sajid 10-25, 25-22, 25-6 for the women's title.

Chairman of the All-India Carrom Federation Girish Vyas was the chief guest and gave away the prizes in the presence of International Carrom Federation President Joseph Meyer from Switzerland.

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