Zahid, Sangeeta top seeded
Zahid Ahmed of Air India and Sangeeta Chandorkar of Reserve Bank of India are given the place of pride in the Rs 1.10 lakh prize-money 6th Bombay YMCA Mumbai District Ranking Carrom championship, organised by Proctor YMCA and co-sponsored by Muthoot Finance to be held at the Proctor YMCA branch, Agripada, Mumbai Central starting from Monday.
Over 350 players from Mumbai district have confirmed their participation in this five-day tournament.
Girish Tambe (MCGM), and Mohd Ghufran (Indian Oil Corporation) are seeded second and third while World champion Prashant More (Reserve Bank of India) is the fourth seed in the men’s event.
Sangeeta will certainly encounter stiff challenge from second Priti Khedekar (PCDA Navy), third seed Sushma Pardeshi (Shivthara SC) and fourth seed Urmila Shendge (Reserve Bank of India). International Umpire J.V. Sangam (Mumbai) has been appointed as ‘Chief referee’ and he will be assisted by Asst. Chief referee Sunil Khemkar.
Men: 1. Zahid Ahmed (Air India),
2. Girish Tambe (MCGM), 3. Mohd Ghufran (Indian Oil Corporation), 4. Prashant More (Reserve Bank of India), 5. Vikas Dharia (MCGM). 6. Abhishek Bharati (S.S. Group), 7. Fahim Qaji (worli Sports Club), 8. Vinod Baria (MCGM).
Women: 1. Sangeeta Chandorkar (Reserve Bank of India) 2. Priti Khedekar (PCDA Navy), 3. Sushma Pardeshi (Shivthara SC),
4. Urmila Shendge (Reserve Bank of India).