Kho-Kho National: Maha and Odisha claim titlesOctober 10, 2019, Pune, Ranchi
A summit clash between Maharashtra and Odisha in both boys and girls categories ended with both states winning a title each as the action-packed week-long 30th Kho Kho Sub-Junior National Championships ended at Albert Ekka Kho Kho Stadium, Hotwar in Ranchi on Sunday.
The boys’ team from Maharashtra won the finals defeating Odisha by eight points and an inning to defend their crown. The Odisha girls’ on the other hand emerged victorious as they sent the defending champions back home with a close seven-point win. Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh finished third and fourth in the boys category, whereas the third and fourth place in the girls category was shared by Karnataka and hosts Jharkhand, respectively. Talented Maharashtra player, Ravi Vasave’s performance was adjudged the best in the tournament and he was awarded the prestigious Bharat Award, while Odisha’s Ananya Pradhan fetched the Eklavya Award for her all-round performance.