AKGEC organized the 22nd edition of the prestigious annual sports event Ajay Kumar Garg Memorial Table Tennis Tournament under the aegis of Ghaziabad District Table Tennis Association GDTTC (A) affiliated with Uttar Pradesh Table Tennis Association (UPTTA) in the college during17-18 November, 2018. This State level tournament is held every year for all professional institutes, colleges and schools of the State.
The tournament was participated by 20 teams with a total of 150 participants from various cities including Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Roorkee, Bareilly, Moradabad, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Agra, Noida, Gautam Budh Nagar and Ghaziabad. Participation by State and National level players raised the level of the game to high standards during the tournament.
The tournament was a huge success as young players mesmerized everyone with their skillful game. The winners cherished their moments while others vowed to come back stronger next year.
|Men’s Team||Hardik Paliwal|
|Women’s Team||Twinkle Wadhwa|
|Men Single||Vibhor Garg|
|Women Single||Suhana Narjinari|
|Youth Boys||Hardik Paliwal|
|Youth Girls||Suhana Narjinari|
|Junior Boys||Vibhor Garg|
|Junior Girls||Suhana Narjinari|
|Veteran Men||Pankaj Gupta|
|Veteran Women||Preeti Sharma|
Adding to the grandeur, the closing ceremony on 18 November, 2018 was presided over by Shri Vivek Kohli, Co-Chairman of Stag International, Associate Vice President Table Tennis Federation of India and Former International Level player. Honorable Management members, Director, Heads of Departments, Deans, Section In-charges, faculty, staff and students of AKGEC along with members of Ghaziabad Table Tennis Association witnessed the prize distribution ceremony, wherein total prize money of Rs 75,000/- besides trophies and certificates, was presented to the winners.