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Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium ready for 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships

Cuttack:14/7/19: With two days left to go for the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships, Sports Minister Tusharkanti Behera on Sunday visited the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack.

The Minister reviewed the progress for the upcoming event with officials from different departments to ensure the smooth functioning of the six-day tournament.

Elaborate arrangements have been made to host the visiting teams and make the event a great success.

he tournament will commence from July 17 and conclude on July 22. A total of 16 countries namely Australia, Bangladesh, Cyprus, England, Ghana, Guyana, India, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Wales will battle it for the coveted team and singles titles.

The main events and ceremonies which will be organised during the Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship – 2019 are as follows:

Sl. No Event Title Date
1. Inaugural Ceremony 17.7.2019
2. Men’s Team Championship Home Association’s Cup 17.7.2019 to 22.7.2019
3. Women’s Team Championship India Cup
4. Men’s Singles Singapore Cup
5. Women’s Singles Oceania Cup
6. Men’s Doubles Hong Kong Cup
7. Women’s Doubles Canada Cup
8. Mixed Doubles Guernsey Cup
10. Closing & Award Ceremony 22.7.2019

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