Aryan Mahajan Wins Under-16 Table Tennis Tournament in Ohio

Updated: 01 February 2016 18:51 IST

Aryan Mahajan beat Joon Sung 3-2 in the final to win the under-16 table tennis tournament in Columbus, Ohio.

Aryan Mahajan Wins Under-16 Table Tennis Tournament in Ohio
Aryan Mahajan (right), who is from Cleveland, has been extensively training with Ohio's top table tennis player and mentor Samson Dubina. © NDTV

Aryan Mahajan, a young budding Indian table tennis player from Cleveland, has won a Under-16 table tennis tournament, organised by the Columbus Table Tennis club as part of celebrating the Chinese New Year. (Click here for more Sports News)

The tournament had varied events including awards for under-16 years and various other game ratings.

Mahajan ended up pacing his way through the event, winning his group quarterfinals by defeating all opponents in the under-16 years event.

He then played Andrew Schneide in the semi-finals, proceeding to the finals where he played against Joon Sung from Columbus. Mahajan defeated Joon (3-2) after a series of very close games.

The Indian teenager has actively been participating in other events including the Aurora Cup last month in Chicago, where he also proved his mettle by reaching the quarterfinals.

He has been extensively training with Ohio's top player and mentor Samson Dubina, who is preparing him for the upcoming Arnold Sports Festival in early March this year, where he had won awards last year as well.

Comments
Topics : Table Tennis
Related Articles
Pussy Riot Members Lose Appeal Over World Cup Pitch Invasion
Pussy Riot Members Lose Appeal Over World Cup Pitch Invasion
Simona Halep Maintains No.1 Spot In WTA Rankings
Simona Halep Maintains No.1 Spot In WTA Rankings
Real Madrid Sign Teenage Ukrainian Goalkeeper Andriy Lunin
Real Madrid Sign Teenage Ukrainian Goalkeeper Andriy Lunin
Mercedes Before Lewis Hamilton And Valtteri Bottas, Says Toto Wolff
Mercedes Before Lewis Hamilton And Valtteri Bottas, Says Toto Wolff
Winning Start For Maurizio Sarri As Chelsea Down Perth Glory
Winning Start For Maurizio Sarri As Chelsea Down Perth Glory
Advertisement