Gopalganj: Hosts Bihar entered the semi-finals of the men’s section, while the Bihar women’s team lost in the quarterfinals in the 44th Senior National Throwball Championship 2023 is being hosted by Throwball Association of Gopalganj and Shining Souls Trust under the banner of Throwball Federation of India and Throwball Association of Bihar at Smart Move Academy courts in Panchdeori Block of Gopalganj district on Monday. Earlier, in 2016, Bihar team entered the semi-finals of the men’s section.
In the women’s quarterfinals, Karnataka defeated Bihar 15-1, 15-6. Delhi, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh entered the semi-finals of the women’s section.
Delhi beat Andhra Pradesh 15-6,15-7, Tamil Nadu beat Kerala 15-10,17-15, Madhya Pradesh beat Uttar Pradesh 15-9,15-9.
Apart from Bihar, Delhi and Odisha entered the men’s semi-finals. Delhi defeated Madhya Bharat 15-11, 15-11, Bihar defeated West Bengal 15-11, 15-11 and Odisha defeated Haryana 15-1, 17-16 and 15-7.
Many dignitaries witnessed the matches on the third day of this championship. Rajinikanth Mani Tripathi, former MLA of Kushinagar Vidhan Sabha seat of Uttar Pradesh, cheered the players and enjoyed the match. He praised all the people associated with this event including organising secretary Rahul Sinha for better organisation and assured all possible help.
In the evening, Manish Kumar Srivastava, block development officer of Panchdeori block witnessed the match and encouraged the players.
Organising secretary cum chairman of Smart Move Academy Rahul Sinha honoured former MLA of Kushinagar Vidhan Sabha seat Rajnikant Mani Tripathi and Block Development Officer Manish Kumar Srivastava with bouquets and mementos.
Bihar women enter quarterfinals of 44th Senior National Throwball Championship