Panaji July 23,2019 …. Sport should be played for the sake of sport and to derive happiness from it. This is the very objective of sport which needs to be upheld stated the Governor of Goa Dr. (Smt.) Mridula Sinha who was the chief guest for the prize distribution and concluding function of Goa Bridge Tournament held at Clube Tennis De Gaspar Dias Miramar on Sunday.
Three day event of K.K.Modia Goa Bridge ( tournament ) Festival. The Goa Bridge Association were the organizers. During three days bridge games were played between various groups of different age and categories.
The Governor said sport requires utmost concentration. Zeal and enthusiasm is also equally important for winning the game. The participation of common man like daily wage earner, farmers in this tournament she said is commendable. She congratulated the winners of the tournament.
The gold medal winners of Asian Games Shri Pranab Bardhan and Shri Siddhant Sarkar were felicitated on the occasion.
The winners of the tournament in Junior category were Miss Rekha Taral who stood first, Mast. Dinesh Saimanju who came second and Miss. Kamrin, Mast. Yohana and Miss Manikantha who stood third respectively..
In ladies category Mrs.Nandini Prasad, Mrs. Chandana Bawa stood first Mrs. Anuradha & Mrs. Dipika second and Mrs. Sanyogita and Mrs. Pallavi came in third position.
In mixed pair category Sukamal Das, Savalin stood first Ivon Alphanso Jeroo, Second and Ravi Dudhani and Leena Mayadas came in third place. Late Shri Rajaram Hede Memorial trophy was awarded to the winners of Goa IMP final while Late Shri Vasantrao Dhempe Memorial trophy was awarded to the winners of Goa MP finals. The K. K. Modi Gold Trophy was awarded to the winners of the Mixed Pair Point etc. The trophies were presented to the winners at hands of Governor Dr. Sinha.
Smt Pramila Saraf Chief of INDOFIL Industries Ltd. Shri Anil Gupta, Chief of Organizing Committee, Shri Sunil Naik Secretary Clube Tennis De Gaspar Dias , Shri Rohan Hede, Shri Keni, Keni Group of Industries were among those who attended the function.
Earlier the President of Goa Bridge Association welcomed the gathering.
Shri Dion Menezes compered the function.