Budding table tennis champion

P.B. Abhinandh, a resident of Adyar emerged as the winner in the ‘4th State ranking tournament held at Nehru Stadium from July 6 to 9.

This 9 year old prodigy is currently ranked as state No.1 in under 10 (mini-cadet) category. He was the runner-up in the 2nd and 3rd state ranking tournaments held at Chennai and Madurai respectively. He is studying in class 5 at Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School, Adyar and is training at Chennai Achiever’s Table Tennis Academy, Thiruvanmiyur.

His idol is Fan Zhendong who is the current world No.2 and his dream is to represent India and win a gold medal in the Olympics. Abhinandh can be contacted at 99406 32172.