Pune: Sports officials from all over Pune were felicitated on the occasion of the opening ceremony of the 25th School Table Tennis Competition which took place at Symbiosis Sports Centre on Friday.
Present on the ocassion were Mukta Tilak, Mayor of Pune and Dr SB Mujumdar, President of Symbiosis Society. Also present were Dr Vidya Yeravdekar, Principal Director of Symbiosis Society, District Sports Officer Vijay Santan and Dr Satish Thigale.
The coaches and assistant coaches who were felicitated include Shivaji Daundkar, Rajendra Dhumne, Manik Devkar, Sunil Takawale, Bhushan Bahirame, Vinayak Tumma, Sanjay Choudhary, Mahesh Tikone, Kapil Raut, Savita Haral, Atul Mane and Swati Gaikwad.
All the coaches, have been responsible for the smooth organising of the various sporting events which are held every year at the school and college level.
Around 1,200 schools and colleges take part in 43 types of sports which witnesses more than 55,000 students in action.
All this is managed by 8-10 sports officials.