The 21st All Kerala Don Bosco Table Tennis Tournament was conducted in the Silver Jubilee Indoor Stadium of Don Bosco Irinjalakuda on the 25th, 26th and 27th of June. This year the tournament was all the more significant as there was a very considerable rise in the number of participants. 252 participants displayed their talent this time. The Inter School Team Championships were conducted on the 25th and the individual prize money tournaments on the following days. The tournament was inaugurated by Mr. Sony Oommen Koshy (Circle Inspector of Police, Irinjalakuda) and Mr. Anand Menon, the president of the District Table Tennis Association, presided. Rev. Fr. Devassy Kollamkudy, Rector, welcomed the gathering and Rev. Fr. Varghese Thannippara proposed the vote of thanks. In the 3 day long Table Tennis Fiesta, several national and international referees officiated the matches and the state ranking is given according to this tournament. The Closing Ceremony was conducted on the third day of the tournament in a very colourful gathering presided over by Rev. Fr. Devassy Kollamkudy, the Rector, and Mr. S A S Navas, the Secretary of the Kerala Table Tennis Association, was the chief guest. Hats off to Rev. Fr. Varghese Thannippara (Chairman of the organizing Committee), Rev. Fr. N M Thomas (Vice-Chairman of the Organizing Committee), and Mr. Joseph Chacko and Mr Gibi (the Organizing Conveners) for their commendable hard work!
Bro Sumon SDB