Students of IMT Dubai – Apar Chandra, Siddharth Gupta, Apoorv Prakash and Swagat Patnaik – have proved their mettle by finishing as the runners up in the Table Tennis tournament of the First Skyline Inter University Sports Festival.
The sports festival was held from February 16 to 27th in the Skyline University College, Sharjah. It was the first year of the sports festival conducted by the college which encompasses teams from various colleges and universities across the country for different sports and games.
In the Table Tennis tournament, eight teams have participated in total. Participants of IMT Dubai have registered a thumping win by defeating those from University of Sharjah in the opening round. In the second round, IMT Dubai eclipsed the University of Wollongong and entered the finals to confront the host Skyline University College. They registered wins in both Singles and Doubles categories in both the games.
In the final round, they narrowly lost to Skyline University College and finished as Runners up. The fantastic four have made IMT proud by bagging the Silver medal and showing the world what IMTians are capable of.
- Bhanu Pratap