Pune: Anuj Abhyankar and Aryan Ingale of Symbiosis School, Prabhat Road bagged the gold medal in a pulsating contest in a Table Tennis under-12 event of Sakal Schoolympics at Deccan Gymkhana on Monday.
The duo defeated Aatman Vijay and Arpit Rath from Akshara International School, Wakad with relative ease as they won the match with a scoreline of 11-8, 8-11,11-7,11-5, In the third place match, Pranav Andhale and Harsh Bhure of Vidya Valley School, Susgaon thumped Rohit Deshmukh and Jaisinghrao Nikam from Millennium National School, Karvenagar 11-3, 15-13, 11-6 in three straight games.
In the singles under-16 event, Adarsh Gopal of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan SB Road clinched the goal medal by beting Aarush Galpalli from Spicer Higher Secondary School, Aundh. Having lost the first game 8-11, Gopal made a stunning comeback as he won the next three games 11-9, 12-10, 11-6 to bag the match.
In the third place match, Shriyash Bhosale too came back from a game down to beat Viraj Nakhate 4-11, 11-7, 11-7, 11-3.