Cuttack: Governor Ganeshi Lal today opened the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here.
Teams from Australia, Bangladesh, Cyprus, England, Ghana, Guyana, Malaysia, Nigeria, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka and Wales are participating in the mega event.
Sports and Youth Services Minister Trusharkanti Behera and Barabati-Cuttack MLA Mohammad Moquim also attended the opening ceremony.
Recently, the Odisha Government signed a MoU with Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) and Odisha State Table Tennis Association (OSTTA) to host the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship-2019 to be played between July 17 and 22. The MoU covered various obligations for the official conduct of the event.