Pune: Neil Mulye from Millennium National School, Karvenagar beat Nishant Gadre from DES Secondary School, Tilak Road 13-11, 11-4, 11-8 to clinch the gold medal in the Under-14 boys category of the table tennis event of Sakal presents Mapro Schoolympics in progress at Deccan Gymkhana on Sunday.
In the third place match, Sahil Bharadwaj from Symbiosis School, Prabhat Road beat Samyak Motling from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Sulochana Natu Vidya Mandir, SB Road with the score reading 11-9, 11-4, 11-4.
Earlier in the semifinals, Neil Mulye beat Sahil Bharadwaj 11-3, 11-3, 11-8 while Nishant Gadre beat Samyak Motling 12-10, 11-5, 11-8.
Final: Neil Mulye bt Nishant Gadre 13-11, 11-4, 11-8.
Third place: Sahil Bharadwaj bt Samyak Motling 11-9, 11-4, 11-4.
Semifinals: Neil Mulye bt Sahil Bharadwaj 11-3,11-3,11-8; Nishant Gadre bt Samyak Motling 12-10, 11-5, 11-8.