Indian sports activities information wrap, September 17


Nationwide Karting Championship 2023: Double for Rivaan; Abhay, Ishaan win finals

Chennai’s 10-year-old Rivaan Dev Preetham dominated the Micro Max class whereas Bengaluru’s Abhay M and Ishaan Madesh topped their respective classes within the third spherical of the Meco-Fmsci Rotax Max Nationwide Karting Championship 2023 which concluded on the Meco Kartopia circuit in Bengaluru on Saturday.

MSPORT’s Rivaan, bounced again after a forgettable Spherical 2, and dominated the third spherical, profitable each the pre-final and remaining, and clocked the quickest laps in each races.

Within the Junior Max class, championship chief Ishaan from Peregrine Racing, suffered a uncommon loss within the pre-finals, however got here again strongly to clinch the ultimate, beating Aarav Dewan (Gurugram) of Leapfrog Racing by a cushty margin.

Final yr’s junior champion, Abhay from Birel Artwork, who might solely take a 3rd place within the Senior Max pre-final, gained the finals with ease. Pune’s Arjun Chheda (Crest Motorsport) got here second whereas Raiden Samarvel from Mumbai (Rayo Racing) accomplished the rostrum.

Spherical 4 of the five-round Karting Nationals will likely be held from October 20 to 22 on the similar venue.


Senior Max – Last (16 laps): 1. Abhay M (Bengaluru, Birel Artwork India) (14mins, 51.497secs); 2. Arjun Chheda (Pune, Crest Motorsport) (14:53.072); 3. Raiden Samarvel (Mumbai, Rayo Racing) (14:58.639). Pre-Last (14 laps): 1. Arjun Chheda (12:53.488); 2. Veer Rajwade (Pune, Crest Motorsport) (12:58.030); 3. Abhay M (12:58.199).

Junior Max – Last (14 laps): 1. Ishaan Madesh (Bengaluru, Peregrine Racing) (13:04.584); 2. Aarav Dewan (Gurugram, Leapfrog Racing) (13:06.267); 3. Hunner Singh (Gurugram, Birel Artwork India) (13:07.561). Pre-Last (11 laps): 1. Hunnder Singh (11:30.527); 2. Nikhilesh Raju (Bengaluru, Peregrine Racing) (11:31.066); 3. Aarav Dewan (11:31.296).

Micro Max – Last (12 laps): 1. Rivaan Dev Preetham (Chennai, MSPORT) (12:05.803); 2. Zephaan Ardeshir (Mumbai, Peregrine Racing) (12:10.589); 3. Danish Dalmiya (Mumbai, Rayo Racing) (12:13.488). Pre-Last (10 laps): Rivaan Preetham (10:11.977); 2. Zephaan Ardeshir (10:19.948); 3. Darsh Nawalgaria (Bengaluru, MSPORT) (10:20.364)

– Particular Association


Asian under-12 championship: Srishti Kiran helps India beat Chiese Taipei

The Indian ladies and boys groups with their trophies within the Asian under-12 tennis championship in Shymkent, Kazakhstan.
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The Indian ladies and boys groups with their trophies within the Asian under-12 tennis championship in Shymkent, Kazakhstan.
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Srishti Kiran gained each her singles and doubles matches to assist India beat Chinese language Taipei 2-1 within the ladies remaining of the Asian under-12 tennis championship in Shymkent, Kazakhstan.

Srishti beat Pin Tsen Chou 6-4, 6-7(1), 6-4 within the opening singles. She partnered Karthika Padmakumar after the latter had misplaced the second singles in three units, to script a 7-6(9), 6-1 victory over Tsai Jung Chiang and Chen Yun Tsai.

The Indian boys, nevertheless, have been crushed 2-0 by Hong Kong within the remaining and will accumulate solely seven video games in all.

The Indian ladies had earlier crushed Thailand, Uzbekistan, Malaysia and Hong Kong within the knock-out and league phases.

The Indian boys had crushed Myanmar, Iran, Indonesia, Chinese language Taipei and Turkmenistan earlier.


Boys (remaining): Hong Kong bt India 2-0 (Chun Kiu Lok bt Smit Undre 6-2, 6-2; Fu Wang Choi bt Vivaan Mirdha 6-1, 6-2).

Ladies (remaining): India bt Chinese language Taipei 2-1 (Srishti Kiran bt Pin Tsen Chou 6-4, 6-7(1), 6-4; Karthika Padmakumar misplaced to Tsai Jung Chiang 3-6, 6-2, 2-6; Srishti & Karthika bt Tsai Jung Chiang & Chen Yun Tsai 7-6(9), 6-1).

-Kamesh Srinivasan

Niki Poonacha loses doubles remaining

Niki Poonacha in partnership with Antoine Escoffier was crushed 6-3, 6-2 within the doubles remaining by second seeds Sander Arends and David Pel of the Netherlands within the €118,000 Challenger tennis event in Rennes, France, on Sunday.

The Indo-French pair, which had earlier crushed the highest seeds, collected 60 ATP factors and €4,050. The champion staff gained 100 factors and €6,845.

Within the $15,000 ITF girls’s occasion in Monastir, Tunisia, Vaishnavi Adkar was crushed 7-6(6), 6-0 within the remaining by third seed Aruzhan Sagandikova of Kazakhstan.

The outcomes:

€118,000 Challenger, Rennes, France

Doubles (remaining): Sander Arends & David Pel (Ned) bt Antoine Escoffier (Fra) & Niki Poonacha 6-3, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF girls, Monastir, Tunisia

Singles (remaining): Aruzhan Sagandikova (Kaz) bt Vaishnavi Adkar 7-6(6), 6-0.

-Kamesh Srinivasan


Khalsa Faculty wins Junior NBA nationals

Khalsa Faculty, Ludhiana, gained each the under-14 and under-12 titles within the Reliance Basis Junior NBA inter-school nationwide finals on the Jaypee Greens, Larger Noida, on Sunday.

Within the boys part, Chhotu Ram Trendy Senior Secondary Faculty, Delhi gained the under-14 trophy. Don Bosco Excessive Faculty, Matunga, Mumbai, bagged the under-12 title.

The 3×3 finals was performed among the many regional champions who had assembled from the 14 cities Chennai, Kottayam, Mumbai, Kochi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Lucknow, Delhi, Aizawl and Jamshedpur.

The tenth version of the competitors attracted participation from about 7000 kids from greater than 600 colleges throughout the nation.

The outcomes:

Below-14 boys: Chhotu Ram Trendy Senior Secondary Faculty, Delhi, bt Vibgyor Excessive Faculty, Malad, Mumbai, 21-9.

Below-12 boys: Don Bosco Excessive Faculty, Matunga, Mumbai, bt Vidyagyan Faculty, Sitapur, Lucknow, 13-12.

Below-14 ladies: Khalsa Faculty, Ludhiana bt Phoenix Greens Faculty of Studying, Hyderabad, 13-8.

Below-12 ladies: Khalsa Faculty, Ludhiana bt Sacred Coronary heart Faculty, Chandigarh, 9-8.

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