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67th All India Railway Volleyball Championship concludes

By EMN Updated: Dec 13, 2023 11:54 pm
All India Railway Volleyball Championship
The winning South Western Railway team with officials on Dec. 12.

DIMAPUR — The 67th All India Railway Volleyball Championship organised by the Northeast Frontier Railway Sports Association (NFRSA) began on Dec. 7 and concluded on Dec. 12.

During the closing ceremony, General Manager NFR, Chetan Kumar Shrivastava in presence of the NFRSA president and other senior officials, gave away the prizes and trophies to the winners and runners-up.

According to an update received here on Wednesday, altogether 20 teams consisting of 300 players participated from different zones and PSUs of Indian Railways from across the country. Additionally, 22 match officials from different zones of Indian Railways were present for conducting the tournament.

In the semi-finals, South Western Railway beat Integral Coach Factory and Northern Railway beats South Central Railway to book their place in the finals.

In the finals, South Western Railway emerged as champions by beating Northern Railway 3-1, the update stated.

Notably, Ashwal Rai and Libro from South Western Railway and Rohit Kumar from Northern Railway who represented India in recently concluded Asian Games, 2023, as well as Sameer from Northern Railway who participated in Junior World Volleyball Championship and Junior Asian Championship, 2022 along with Arjuna awardee Kapil Dev from Southern Railway participated in this tournament.

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